Articles about Weightlifting

2022 National Games: Mirabai Chanu wins gold in weightlifting

30 Sep 2022

Mirabai Chanu
2022 National Games: Mirabai Chanu wins gold in weightlifting

Ace Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu garnered gold in the women's 49kg category at the 36th National Games on Friday.

2022 Commonwealth Games: India finishes fourth with 61 medals

08 Aug 2022

PV Sindhu
2022 Commonwealth Games: India finishes fourth with 61 medals

The 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham have finally concluded.

2022 Commonwealth Games: Who is India's para-powerlifter Sudhir?
2022 Commonwealth Games: Who is India's para-powerlifter Sudhir?

India bagged a sixth gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games as para-powerlifter Sudhir topped the billing in the men's heavyweight category final.

CWG: Para athlete Sudhir wins gold in men's heavyweight powerlifting
CWG: Para athlete Sudhir wins gold in men's heavyweight powerlifting

India bagged a sixth gold medal at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games as para-powerlifter Sudhir topped the billing in the men's heavyweight category final.

2022 CWG: Indian weightlifter Gurdeep Singh wins bronze medal
2022 CWG: Indian weightlifter Gurdeep Singh wins bronze medal

Indian weightlifter Gurdeep Singh clinched a bronze medal in the men's 109+kg category in the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.

Commonwealth Games: Lovepreet Singh wins bronze medal in weightlifting
Commonwealth Games: Lovepreet Singh wins bronze medal in weightlifting

Lovepreet Singh secured the bronze medal in the men's weightlifting 109kg final at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG).

Indian weightlifter Vikas Thakur claims his third successive CWG medal
Indian weightlifter Vikas Thakur claims his third successive CWG medal

Indian heavyweight lifter Vikas Thakur continued his supreme form at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Who is Indian weightlifter Achinta Sheuli?
Commonwealth Games: Who is Indian weightlifter Achinta Sheuli?

Achinta Sheuli added to India's tally of medals in weightlifting at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) on Sunday.

Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Lalrinnunga Jeremy wins gold medal
Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Lalrinnunga Jeremy wins gold medal

Indian weightlifter Lalrinnunga Jeremy won the gold medal in the men's 67kg final at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Birmingham.

Commonwealth Games: Bindyarani Devi wins silver medal in weightlifting

31 Jul 2022

Mirabai Chanu
Commonwealth Games: Bindyarani Devi wins silver medal in weightlifting

India ended Day 2 on a high at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Commonwealth Games: Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal for India

30 Jul 2022

Mirabai Chanu
Commonwealth Games: Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal for India

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won the gold medal for India in the women's 49kg category.

Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Gururaja Poojary wins bronze medal
Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Gururaja Poojary wins bronze medal

Indian weightlifter Gururaja Poojary won the bronze medal in the men's 61kg final at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Birmingham on Saturday.

Commonwealth Games: Weightlifter Sanket Sargar gives India its first medal
Commonwealth Games: Weightlifter Sanket Sargar gives India its first medal

Indian weightlifter Sanket Sargar bagged the silver medal in men's 55kg weightlifting at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Birmingham.

Weightlifting: Who is Indian teen sensation Harshada Sharad Garud?

04 May 2022

Mirabai Chanu
Weightlifting: Who is Indian teen sensation Harshada Sharad Garud?

Harshada Sharad Garud, on Monday, became the first Indian weightlifter to claim a gold medal at the IWF Junior World Championships in Heraklion, Greece.

Mirabai Chanu wins silver at Tokyo Olympics: Presenting her journey

24 Jul 2021

Olympics
Mirabai Chanu wins silver at Tokyo Olympics: Presenting her journey

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, on Saturday, scripted history by winning India's first medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal

24 Jul 2021

Olympics
Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won the silver medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Indian weightlifter under IWF dope scanner: Details here

09 Jul 2019

Patiala
Indian weightlifter under IWF dope scanner: Details here

Indian weightlifter Swati Singh has found herself under the scanner of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for doping violations.

#YouthOlympics: Mizo weightlifting sensation claims India's first gold

09 Oct 2018

India
#YouthOlympics: Mizo weightlifting sensation claims India's first gold

Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga scripted history by winning India's maiden gold medal at the Youth Olympics, being held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Maharashtra teen weightlifter commits suicide, found dead in a pond

30 Aug 2018

Maharashtra
Maharashtra teen weightlifter commits suicide, found dead in a pond

A 19-year-old woman weightlifter was found dead in a pond in Goregaon village in Maharashtra's Raigad district in the wee hours of Thursday, the police said.

Mirabai Chanu pulls-out of Asian Games to recover for Olympic-qualifiers

07 Aug 2018

Jakarta
Mirabai Chanu pulls-out of Asian Games to recover for Olympic-qualifiers

World Champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu today pulled out of the Asian Games after failing to recover from a lower back injury, which is yet to be fully diagnosed.

Didn't take any banned substance, will challenge suspension: Sanjita Chanu

01 Jun 2018

Mirabai Chanu
Didn't take any banned substance, will challenge suspension: Sanjita Chanu

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu today said she will challenge the provisional suspension imposed on her for allegedly failing a dope test, insisting that she is innocent and hasn't taken any banned substance.

21st CWG: Weightlifter Vikas Thakur bags bronze for India

08 Apr 2018

India
21st CWG: Weightlifter Vikas Thakur bags bronze for India

Can anything stop the Indian weightlifters at the 21st Commonwealth Games? Doesn't look like.

Weightlifter Punam clinches gold at 21st Commonwealth Games

08 Apr 2018

India
Weightlifter Punam clinches gold at 21st Commonwealth Games

India's dominance in weightlifting at the 21st Commonwealth Games continued after Punam Yadav struck gold.

CWG: Venkat Rahul lifts his way to gold for India

07 Apr 2018

India
CWG: Venkat Rahul lifts his way to gold for India

India have bagged yet another gold in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games with Venkat Rahul Ragala bringing home the medal in the men's 85 kg category.

Commonwealth Games: Sathish Sivalingam's gold helps India grab 3rd spot
Commonwealth Games: Sathish Sivalingam's gold helps India grab 3rd spot

Indian athletes continued their strong showing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast as weightlifter Sathish Kumar Sivalingam bagged India's third gold medal at the quadrennial event.

21st Commonwealth Games: 4th weightlifting medal for India

06 Apr 2018

India
21st Commonwealth Games: 4th weightlifting medal for India

India continued their amazing run in weightlifting as they bagged a fourth medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Mirabai sets new record, bags gold

05 Apr 2018

India
Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Mirabai sets new record, bags gold

India's Mirabai Chanu bagged the gold medal in the women's 48kg weightlifting event.

Commonwealth Games: P Gururaja bags first medal for India

05 Apr 2018

India
Commonwealth Games: P Gururaja bags first medal for India

Weightlifter P Gururaja won a silver in men's 56kg category to give India their first medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games being held in Australia.

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony: PV Sindhu leads Indian contingent

04 Apr 2018

Sri Lanka
Commonwealth Games opening ceremony: PV Sindhu leads Indian contingent

The 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games kicked off earlier today with the opening ceremony being held at the Carrara Stadium in Australia's Gold Coast.

Who is Mirabai Chanu?

30 Nov 2017

India
Who is Mirabai Chanu?

India's Mirabai Chanu clinched gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship, a first weightlifting gold for the country in more than two decades, after Karnam Malleswari's 1995 gold.