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Mirabai to lead seven-member team in Weightlifting World Championship

Mirabai Chanu to lead seven-member Indian team in Weightlifting World Championship

 Former champion Mirabai Chanu will lead a seven-member Indian team in the upcoming Weightlifting World Championship to be held in Pattaya, Thailand from from September 18 to 27.The World Championship is a gold-level qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The squad, which is already training in Thailand, has four women and three men lifters.The quartet

Mirabai Chanu's coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award

Mirabai Chanu’s coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award

Mirabai Chanu’s coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award. Mirabai Chanu’s coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award. Star Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s coach Vijay Sharma and veteran cricket coach Tarak Sinha are among seven recommended by the selection committee for the Dronacharya Award. Along with Sharma and Sinha, the other coaches nominated for the prestigious award are Clarence

Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal in World Weightlifting Championships

Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal: Mirabai Chanu today became the first Indian in over two decades to claim a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship in Anaheim, USA, exorcising the ghosts of her forgettable outing at the Rio Olympics. Chanu, who is employed with the Indian Railways, lifted 85kg in snatch and 109kg in clean