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Assam lifter sets 3 junior national records

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 00:10

Md. Jameer Hussain of Assam shattered three national junior records en route to sweeping the three gold on offer in the men`s 94kg category on the concluding day of the 50th Men & 26th Women Junior National Weightlifting Championships here on Sunday.

Baisya re-elected as IWLF chief, Chandrahas Rai Secy Gen

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 21:25

Birendra Prasad Baisya was on Saturday re-elected unopposed as president of Indian Weightlifting Federation for his second term during its Annual General Body meeting here.

Chinese lifter wins women`s 53kg gold

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 09:06

Chinese lifter Li Yajun won the gold at the women`s 53-kilogram category competition of the World Weightlifting Championships on Monday.

Chinese lifter bags three golds at World Championships

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 10:48

Chinese lifter Tan Yayun overcame psychological choking to sweep three gold medals at stake in the first-day competition of the World Weightlifting Championships here Sunday.

80-year-old weightlifter banned for two years for doping

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 18:21

Don Ramos, an 80-year-old weightlifter seeking a world record at the Pan American Masters Weightlifting Championships , has been banned for doping.

IWF officials claim lifters disqualified for medals only

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 16:20

Indian officials claim that the four weightlifters disqualified from the Nanjing Youth Asian Games were allowed to take part in their respective events.

Nine Indian weightlifters to take part in Youth Games

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 18:36

Indian Weightlifting Federation on Wednesday named a nine-member weightlifting team, including four girls, to participate in the 2nd Youth Asian Games to be held at Nanjing, China from August 16.

Indian junior lifters beat China to win team title

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 19:19

In a creditable achievement, Indian women weightlifters won the team title in the just-concluded Asian Junior Championships at Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan.

India add 3 silver, 1 bronze at Asian Jr. Weightlifting

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 11:26

Gold continued to elude India but the country`s weightlifters added three silver and a bronze medal to their tally on the second day of the 20th Women`s and 27th Men`s Asian Junior Championships in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Lifters pick up two medals on opening day of Asian C`ships

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 11:54

Indian weightlifters began their campaign on a positive note bagging a silver and a bronze medal on the opening day of the 20th Women and 27th Men`s Asian Junior Championships being held at Bishkek, Krygyzstan.

Indian male lifters end runners-up at Asian Championships

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 18:38

The Indian men`s weightlifting team finished runners-up in the Asian Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan for the first time in its competitive history even though none of them could bag a medal at the event which concluded on Wednesday.

Rahul bags three gold in Asian Youth Weightlifting

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 19:17

Ragala Venkat Rahul swept all the three gold in the boys 77kg category as India continued to shine at the 15th Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships on the fourth day in Doha on friday.