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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins silver in men's 67 kg to clinch second weightlifting medal for India in Thailand event
Jeremy Lalrinnunga clinched a silver in men's 67kg category, fetching India's second medal in the EGAT's Cup International Weightlifting Championships in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Landmark year for Indian weightlifters as Mirabai Chanu and Jeremy Lalrinnunga shine, but dope case takes shine away
If world champion Mirabai Chanu stood for a secure present, Jeremy Lalrinnunga emerged as the one for the future in what was a memorable 2018 if not for Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Sanjita Chanu's failed dope test.
Youth Olympic Games 2018: Manu Bhaker wins 10m air pistol gold to add to weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga's top honour
Bhaker shot 236.5 to finish on top of the podium, making up for the heartbreak at the Asian Games and the World Championship where she could not live up to her billing.
Youth Olympic Games 2018: Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga tops men's 62kg, is India's first-ever gold medallist
Jeremy Lalrinnunga became India's first-ever gold medal winner at the youth Olympics after the sixteen-year-old finished first in the men's 62kg category in buenos Aires