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Sakina Khatun

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Sakina finishes 5th in lightweight para powerlifting

Sakina, the bronze medallist in Glasgow in 2014, finished with 93.2 points to finish fifth of seven competitors in the event.

Apr 10, 2018, 14:39 PM IST

Sakina Khatun set to take part in Commonwealth Games after IOA accepts CGF's conditions

Para-powerlifter Sakina Khatun is all set to take part in the upcoming CWG in Gold Coast after the Commonwealth Games Federation granted a conditional slot to her in view of the "exceptional circumstances" she had faced.

Feb 21, 2018, 22:45 PM IST

IOA writes to CGF to include Sakina Khatun in India's CWG squad

The powerlifter had threatened to commit suicide if not selected.

Feb 08, 2018, 19:44 PM IST

CWG: Sachin Tendulkar praises women and differently-abled athletes

Differently-abled and women athletes, especially from the rural areas, Friday drew special praise from cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar as he advised Indian sportspersons to follow their dreams with a single-minded devotion.

Aug 08, 2014, 22:04 PM IST

Powerlifter Sakina Khatun wins bronze, Basha fails

Indian powerlifter Sakina Khatun won the bronze in the women`s lightweight (up to 61kg) category to give the country its first medal of day 10 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

Aug 02, 2014, 22:39 PM IST