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newssports2 days ago

Training in USA has been very beneficial, admits Mirabai Chani

Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu admitted that his training stint in USA has helped him a lot, with her recently scripting a world record at the Asian Weightlifting Championships. The athlete has already qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and is one of India’s brightest medal prospects.
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newssports3 days ago

Tokyo-bound athletes, along with probables, receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

In a major development, the athletes stationed at the National Institute of Sports, Patiala and National Centre of Excellence, Bengaluru, have started receiving the vaccinations for Covid-19. The men’s hockey squad, including 39 players and four staff, received the first dose of the vaccine.
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newssports4 days ago

Was completely broken after Rio Olympics failure, reveals Mirabai Chanu

Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who recently scripted a world record, revealed how she was completely broken after an exit from the 2016 Rio Olympics. The athlete from Manipur failed to lift her weight in the clean and jerk section in Brazil, following which she was disqualified from the event.
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newssports10 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Can fight with the Chinese weightlifters to win top honours, claims Mirabai Chanu

Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu is adamant to claim a Gold medal in the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games and simultaneously break the dominance of China in the discipline. The Manipuri athlete is one of India’s brightest medal prospects in the upcoming event, which is slated for a July 23 start.
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newssportsa month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Happy that North Korea pulled out of the Games, expresses Vijay Sharma

Weightlifting coach Vijay Sharma is happy that North Korea has withdrawn from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which gives the Indian contingent a bright chance of winning a medal at the Games. Mirabai Chanu, who is set to feature in the 49kg category at the Games, seems to gain most from the situation.
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newssportsa month ago

IWLF announces seven-member squad for the Asian Weightlifting Championships

The IWLF has announced a seven-member squad for the upcoming Asian Weightlifting Championships, to be staged in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from April 16 to April 25. Mirabai Chanu and Sathish Sivalingam - both part of the 2016 Rio Olympics and 2018 Asian Games - will feature in the upcoming event.
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newssports2 years ago

I am sure Mirabai Chanu will win a medal in Tokyo, proclaims Karnam Malleswari

Karnam Malleswari has stated that weightlifter Mirabai Chanu was unlucky to hit a rough patch during the last Olympics but this time around will definitely bring home a medal for the nation. She further praised her work ethics before criticizing the lack of development of the sport in India.
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newssports2 years ago

World Weightlifting Championship | Mirabai breaks record but misses out on podium

Former champion Mirabai Chanu bettered her own national record but missed out on a podium finish at the World Weightlifting championships after lifting 201kg (87kg+114kg). 18-year-old Sneha Soren finished second in group D of the women’s 55kg event after lifting 173kg (72kg+101kg).
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newssports2 years ago

World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu looks to repeat 2017 feat to earn Tokyo Olympics berth

Former champion Mirabai Chanu will look to repeat her 2017 gold-medal winning feat and seal an Olympic spot when she leads the Indian contingent at the World Weightlifting Championship, starting on Wednesday in Pattaya. She is hoping to reach the 210kg mark until the Tokyo Olympics arrive.
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newssports2 years ago

Mirabai Chanu clinches gold medal at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship

Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 191kg (84kg + 107 kg) in the senior women’s 49 kg event to secure a gold medal at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship. The tournament also served as an Olympic qualifying event and the points will come in handy for the final rankings at Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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