Indian weightlifting

On this day: Karnam Malleswari became India’s first woman Olympic medalist

The Indian weightlifter had scripted history when she won the bronze medal in the 69 Kg category at the 2000 Sydney Olympics

Sep 19, 2020, 16:37 PM IST

Rahul bags 3 more golds for India in Asian Youth Weightlifting

Ragala Venkat Rahul won three gold medals to help India increase their medals tally to seven on the second day of the 14th Asian Youth (Boys & Girls) Weightlifting Championships at Yangon, Myanmar on Friday.

Nov 09, 2012, 18:05 PM IST

Odisha weightlifters to participate in Asian championship

Two weightlifters from Odisha are participating in the Asian Youth (boys and girls) and Junior Men`s Weightlifting Championships 2012, organised by the Myanmar Weightlifting Federation.

Nov 06, 2012, 13:22 PM IST

London Olympics Weightlifting: Ravi Kumar crashes out

India's weightlifting campaign in the London Olympics ended today on a dismal note with Katulu Ravi Kumar coming up with a below-par performance in the men's 69kg category at the Excel Arena.

Jul 31, 2012, 18:31 PM IST

Low-profile Soniya keen to spring up surprise

Karnam Malleshwari`s bronze at the 2000 Sydney Olympics raised the profile of Indian weightlifting by several notches but little is expected of London-bound Soniya Chanu and the lifter does not mind it one bit as she is keen on springing a surprise at the mega-event.

Jul 21, 2012, 15:47 PM IST

Dope menace recedes but India disappoints at world stage

For once, doping did not take centre-stage in Indian weightlifting but the country failed to impress at the world stage with London Olympics qualification still uncertain even though there was unprecedented success to savour in the Commonwealth Championships.

Dec 25, 2011, 12:59 PM IST