Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins first Gold for India at Youth Olympics

Tuesday, 9th October 2018: Jeremy Lalrinnunga (62 kg) Youth Boy athlete entered into HALL OF FAME by winning GOLD MEDAL during 3rd Youth Olympic Games at Buenos Aires (Argentina) on 8th October 2018 with a scintillating performance of 274 kg (124 kg + 150 kg) achieving his best total in 62 kg and smashed 2 National records both in total of 62 kg of Youth (Boys) and Junior (Men). This is the first GOLD MEDAL for India at any Edition of Youth Olympic Games since its inception in 2010.

During the selection trials of 3rd Youth Olympic Games held at Sports Authority of India, Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports, Patiala on 8th August 2018 – Jeremy Lalrinnunga finished with a total of 273 kg (126 kg + 147 kg).

Sneha Soren of Odisha finished 5th in 48 kg Youth Girls with a lift of 151 kg (67 kg + 84 kg).