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newssportsa month ago

Mirabai, Jeremy, and Achinta to skip Asian Championships to prepare for a three week training camp

Seven Indian weightlifters, including Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu, will go to the United States on Tuesday for a three-and-a-half-week strength and conditioning training camp in St. Louis. Jeremy, Achinta Sheuli, Sanket Sargar, Bindyarani Devi, Gurdeep Singh Jhilli Dalabehra will also go.
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newssports2 months ago

Asian Weightlifting Championships 2022 | Mirabai Chanu set to be rested after CWG gold

Star India weightlifters Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who won gold medals for India in their weight categories, at the Commonwealth Games 2022, will be rested for the upcoming Asian Weightlifting Championships 2022, to be held in Manama, Bahrain from October 6 to 16.
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newssports2 months ago

Mirabai Chanu creates Games record, gets first gold for India at CWG 2022

India's Mirabai Chanu created history as she won a gold in the women's 49kg weightlifting competition at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, on Saturday. She lifted a combined weight of 201 kg to take the top prize, after Sanket and Gururaja won their respective medals, earlier in the day.
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newssports2 months ago

Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 | Not Easy to Live Up to Expectations of Fans Every Time, says Mirabai Chanu

Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who won a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, believes it is difficult for her to always live up to fan expectations. The Manipur lifter, 27, expressed optimism that her effort at the next Commonwealth Games 2022 will not let down her fans.
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newssports3 months ago

2022 Commonwealth Games | Day 2, India full schedule, events, fixtures, dates, timings in IST

The much-anticipated Commonwealth Games 2022, in Birmingham, is just a week away now and is scheduled to begin on July 28, 2022. India has sent 215-member strong contingent for the mega event, and the athletes will be participating in over 16 disciplines over the course of 10 days.
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newssports3 months ago

CWG 2022 | Mirabai Chanu aims to better own world record

It won't surprise anyone if weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on July 30, stands atop the podium while beaming. She will, after all, compete in Birmingham as the frontrunner. Stella Kingsley of Nigeria, would be Chanu's closest competitor.
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newssports7 months ago

Tokyo silver medalist Mirabai Chanu qualifies for CWG 2022

Mirabai Chanu, a star Indian lifter, qualified for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in the 55kg weight category after winning gold in the Singapore Weightlifting International on Friday. Chanu, who was competing for first time in the 55kg weight class, lifted 191kg (86kg+105kg) to take first place.
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newssports8 months ago

Mirabai Chanu to compete in 55 kg category at the Commonwealth Games

Mirabai Chanu, the Olympics silver medalist in the 49kg class at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, will compete in the 55kg division in the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK. The decision comes after the IWLF urged that the 2017 world champion bulk up so that India has a better chance of winning medals.
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newssports9 months ago

National Weightlifting Championship postponed due to Covid-19; now to start from March 20

The National Weightlifting Championship 2022 has been postponed to March 20, as per a report in Sportstar, due to the rising cases of Covid-19. The championship was scheduled from January 8-16 at the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
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newssports10 months ago

World Weightlifting Championship 2021 | All eyes on Youth Olympics champion Jeremy Lalrinngua in Mirabai Chanu's absence

Former Youth Olympic Champion Jeremy Lalrinngua will spearhead the Indian challenge at the World Weightlifting Championship 2021, to be held from December 7 to 17 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Tokyo Olympics medalist Mirabai Chanu, however, won't be a part of the championship after she opted out.
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