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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

Nirupama wins 3 bronze in Asian Youth Weightlifting

Nirupama wins 3 bronze in Asian Youth Weightlifting. New Delhi, Jul 27 Seram Nirupama Devi won three bronze medals in the 19th Asian Youth (Boys & Girls) Weightlifting Championships in Kathmandu today. The weightlifter from Manipur produced a total lift of 178kg (79kg snatch + 99kg clean and jerk) to win the gold in the

Rio Olympics: Rostami claims men’s 85 weightlifting gold breaking world record

Rio de Janeiro:  Kianoush Rostami of Iran won the gold medal in the men’s 85kg weightlifting by breaking his own world record at the ongoing Rio Olympic Games here. Rostami here on Friday evening, snatched 179kg, lifted 217kg in his last jerk, totalling at 396kg, to break the total world record of 395kg set by