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Watch: Mizoram celebrates CWG 2022 gold medalist Jeremy Lalrinnunga’s homecoming
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Watch: Mizoram celebrates CWG 2022 gold medalist Jeremy Lalrinnunga’s homecoming

The 19-year-old stunned the world by bagging the first gold medal of his career in the Men’s 67 kg weightlifting final

Commonwealth Games: Watch | Top five moments from CWG Day 3 as Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Achinta Sheuli win gold medals
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Commonwealth Games: Watch | Top five moments from CWG Day 3 as Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Achinta Sheuli win gold medals

After four medals on Day 2 by Indian weightlifters, Day 3 of the Commonwealth Games belonged to the weightlifters as well with two gold medals coming from two of the youngest members of the discipline at the quadrennial event in Birmingham on Sunday

Jeremy Lalrinnunga: With Commonwealth Games gold, India's first Youth Olympic Champion marks his return
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Jeremy Lalrinnunga: With Commonwealth Games gold, India's first Youth Olympic Champion marks his return

A keen disciple, who always respected and followed all coaches in his career, Jeremy Lalrinnunga finally bagged his first major senior medal after string of injuries and COVID-19 pandemic hit his career.

Commonwealth Games: Jeremy Lalrinnunga smashes CWG record to win India's second gold
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Commonwealth Games: Jeremy Lalrinnunga smashes CWG record to win India's second gold

Lalrinnunga won India's fifth medal of the Games so far, all of them coming in weightlifting so far with a total lift of 300kg — a Commonwealth Games record.

World Junior Weightlifting Championships: India's Jeremy Lalrinnunga's Olympic hopes take hit after finishing fourth in 67kg category
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World Junior Weightlifting Championships: India's Jeremy Lalrinnunga's Olympic hopes take hit after finishing fourth in 67kg category

The 18-year-old, who suffered a knee injury at the Asian Championships last month, heaved 135kg in snatch and 165kg in clean and jerk for a total of 300kg, missing out on a third place finish by a kilogram in the 67kg category.

Junior World Championships: Weightlifters Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Achinta Sheuli to leave for Tashkent on 18 May
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Junior World Championships: Weightlifters Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Achinta Sheuli to leave for Tashkent on 18 May

The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) on Saturday confirmed it has made travel arrangements for the two lifters — Jeremy (67kg) and Achinta Sheuli (73kg).

Asian Weightlifting Championship: Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga finishes 8th
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Asian Weightlifting Championship: Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga finishes 8th

Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who was placed 22nd in the 67kg category before this event, was competing to improve his points which would help him seal an Olympic berth based on the continental quota.

National weightlifting camp to be shifted from Patiala to Mumbai for two months
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National weightlifting camp to be shifted from Patiala to Mumbai for two months

The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) has decided to shift the national camp from Patiala to Mumbai for two months, starting 21 December, to ensure that lifters train in higher temperatures that are anticipated at next year's Tokyo Olympics.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga set to rejoin national weightlifting camp at NIS Patiala next week
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Jeremy Lalrinnunga set to rejoin national weightlifting camp at NIS Patiala next week

Last month, 17-year-old Jeremy had flown to Aizawl to meet his family after feeling homesick.

Mirabai Chanu, Jeremy Lalrinnunga crowned best lifters at Senior National Weightlifting Championships
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Mirabai Chanu, Jeremy Lalrinnunga crowned best lifters at Senior National Weightlifting Championships

Chandrakant Mali of Services smashed three records to take the concluding day honours even as Railways reigned supreme, grabbing both the men's and women's trophies at the Senior National Weightlifting Championships.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga sets national record en route to Senior National Weightlifting Championships gold medal
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Jeremy Lalrinnunga sets national record en route to Senior National Weightlifting Championships gold medal

Lalrinnunga, who became the first Indian to win a gold at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires in 2018, lifted 132kg after two failed attempts but he was at his best in clean and jerk to lift 167kg en route to a total of 299kg

Youth Olympics gold medalist Jeremy Lalrinnunga 'fulfilling father's dream' by representing country
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Youth Olympics gold medalist Jeremy Lalrinnunga 'fulfilling father's dream' by representing country

17-year-old Jeremy Lalrinnunga's father was a Junior boxing champion but couldn't go on to represent India

Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga smashes jaw-dropping 27 records on way to silver at Qatar International Cup
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Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga smashes jaw-dropping 27 records on way to silver at Qatar International Cup

Jeremy Lalrinnunga went on a record-breaking spree, claiming three world marks in a remarkable performance, on the way to a silver in the men's 67kg category at the 6th Qatar International Cup.

Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 7.87 crore as out-of-pocket allowance for Khelo India athletes
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Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 7.87 crore as out-of-pocket allowance for Khelo India athletes

The sanction is for the period between October to December this year, and will be paid to each athlete as a sum of Rs 10000 a month.

World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu looks to repeat 2017 feat en route to earning Tokyo Olympics berth
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World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu looks to repeat 2017 feat en route to earning Tokyo Olympics berth

Mirabai Chanu, who had won the gold in the 48kg category at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships, remains India's brightest medal prospect but she needs to significantly step up her game to salvage hopes of a podium finish.

Weightlifting World Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu to lead seven-member Indian contingent
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Weightlifting World Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu to lead seven-member Indian contingent

Mirabai, who missed the 2018 edition of the event, has made a strong comeback from a lower back injury that had kept her out of action for nearly nine months.

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says Indian weightlifters can challenge those from China, North Korea at the Tokyo Olympics
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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says Indian weightlifters can challenge those from China, North Korea at the Tokyo Olympics

Kiren Rijiju while interacting with the medalists from the Commonwealth Championships, said that Indian weightlifters will perform well at the Olympics

Asian Weightlifting Championships: Jeremy Lalrinnunga smashes world record in youth category with power-packed show
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Asian Weightlifting Championships: Jeremy Lalrinnunga smashes world record in youth category with power-packed show

Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga went on a record-smashing spree in a power-packed performance to secure second place in his group at the Asian Weightlifting Championship on Sunday

Asian Weightlifting Championships: Indian lifters, led by Mirabai Chanu, begin campaign with eye on Tokyo Olympics 2020
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Asian Weightlifting Championships: Indian lifters, led by Mirabai Chanu, begin campaign with eye on Tokyo Olympics 2020

While none of the athletes will be able to qualify for the Olympics from this tournament alone, a good performance at the gold-level Olympic qualifying event will bolster their chances of making it to the Tokyo Games next year.