Category: Weightlifting

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).

Pardeep Singh (105 kg) qualified for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Pardeep Singh (105 kg) won GOLD medal on the last day to directly qualify for 2018 Commonwealth Games-Gold Coast, Australia with a total lift of 342 kg (147 kg + 195 kg) also overhauling a new National Senior record in Snatch event with a lift of 195 kg.

 

Purnima Pandey in +90 kg Junior Women finished with Silver medal whereas Lovepreet Singh (105 kg) also finished with Gold Medal in Junior section with a lift of 325 kg (150 kg + 175 kg), Gurdeep Singh and Tejpal Singh Sandhu (+105 kg) finished with Bronze Medals in Senior & Junior section respectively.

 

Detailed results of the last day are as under:-

 

S.No. Name Section Wt. Cat. Snatch C&J Total Result
1. Pardeep Singh Senior Men 105 kg 147 kg 195 kg

New record

342 kg 1st / Gold Medal
2. Lovepreet Singh Junior Men 105 kg 150 kg

New record

175 kg 325 kg

New record

1st / Gold Medal
3. Lalchhanhimi Senior Women 90 kg 86 kg 105 kg 191 kg 8th place
4. Purnima Pandey Junior Women +90 kg 94 kg 121 kg 215 kg 2nd / Silver Medal
5. Gurdeep Singh Senior Men +105 kg 171 kg

New record

200 kg 371 kg 3rd / Bronze Medal
6. Tejpal Singh Sandhu Junior Men +105 kg 135 kg 178 kg

New record

313 kg 3rd / Bronze Medal

 

New National records               Earlier record                              

Pardeep Singh (105 kg)

Clean & Jerk-195 kg                                    191 kg by Praful Kr. Dubey

 

Gurdeep Singh (+105 kg)                    

Snatch – 171 kg                                170 kg by Dalvir Singh

 

Lovepreet Singh (105 kg)

Snatch            144 kg 150 kg            137 kg by Gurbhinder Singh

Total               325 kg                                    315 kg by Md. Jameer Hussain

 

Tejpal Singh Sandhu (+105 kg)

Clean & Jerk – 178 kg                     176 by Vompu Prabhakar

 

 

Medal Tally

Section Gold Silver Bronze Total
Youth (Boys) 04 01 01 06
Youth (Girls) 04 01 01 06
Junior (Men) 06 01 01 08
Junior (Women) 05 01 02 08
Senior (Men) 03 04 07
Senior (Women) 02 03 02 07
Grand Total 24 07 11 42

 

New records

S.No. Name Wt. Cat. Section No. of records
1. S. Mirabai Chanu 48 kg Senior Women 1 Commonwealth record
2. R.V. Rahul 85 kg Senior Men 5 National Senior records
3. R.V. Rahul 85 kg Junior Men 6 National Junior records

5 Commonwealth Junior records

4. Pardeep Singh 94 kg Senior Men 1 National Senior record
5. Gurdeep Singh +105 kg Senior Men 1 National Senior record
6. M. Raja 62 kg Youth Boy 2 National Youth records
7. M. Raja 62 kg Junior Men 1 National Junior record
8. Deepak Lather 69 kg Youth Boy 3 National Youth records
9. Deepak Lather 69 kg Junior Men 2 National Junior records
10. Lovepreet Singh 105 kg Junior Men 4 National Junior records
11. Tejpal Singh Sandhu +105 kg Junior Men 1 National Junior record

 

Direct Qualification obtained for 2018 Commonwealth Games – Gold Coast, Australia

S.No. Name Wt. Cat. Section
1. S. Mirabai Chanu 48 kg Women
2. Kh. Sanjita Chanu 53 kg Women
3. S. Sathish Kumar 77 kg Men
4. R.V. Rahul 85 kg Men
5. Pardeep Singh 94 kg Men

Kojum Taba wins Gold in 2017 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

Punam Yadav (69 kg) Senior Women won Silver medal, Seema (75 kg) won Silver medal in Senior section and Gold medal in Junior section whereas A. Anju Devi (75 kg) won Silver medal in Youth Girls section followed by Gold medal for Kojum Taba (94 kg) in Junior Men and Bronze Medal by Vikas Thakur (94 kg) Senior Men on day 5 of the 2017 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships at Gold Coast, Australia.

Detailed results of the Indian team concluded are as under:-

S.No.

Name

Section

Wt. Cat.

Snatch

C&J

Total

Result

1.

A. Anju Devi

Youth Girl

75 kg

73 kg

94 kg

167 kg

2nd / Silver Medal

2.

Punam Yadav

Senior Women

69 kg

97 kg

120 kg

217 kg

2nd / Silver Medal

3.

Seema

Senior Women

75 kg

91 kg

111 kg

202 kg

2nd / Silver Medal

4.

Junior Women

75 kg

91 kg

111 kg

202 kg

1st / Gold Medal

5.

Vikas Thakur

Senior Men

94 kg

150 kg

190 kg

340 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal

6.

Kojum Taba

Junior Men

94 kg

140 kg

177 kg

317 kg

1st / Gold Medal

Ragala Venkat Rahul break nation records in 2017 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

Ragala Venkat Rahul (85 kg) and Sivalingam Sathish Kumar (77 kg) qualified directly for 2018 Commonwealth Games by winning GOLD medal in their respective body weight categories during 2017 Commonwealth Senior (Men & Women)Weightlifting Championships.

Ragala Venkat Rahul busted 16 new records with his standout lifting of 351 kg (156 kg + 195 kg).

New National Senior records  (5)            Earlier records

Snatch                156 kg                                155 kg (Vikas Thakur)

Clean & Jerk     189 kg  195 kg                 188 kg (R.V. Rahul)

Total                    345 kg  351 kg                 341 kg (Vikas Thakur)

New National Junior records  (6)           Earlier records

Snatch                152 kg  156 kg                 150 kg (Vikas Thakur)

Clean & Jerk     189 kg  195 kg                 188 kg (R.V. Rahul)

Total                    341 kg   351 kg                 338 kg (R.V. Rahul)

New Commonwealth Junior records      (5)       Earlier records

Snatch                156 kg                          152 kg (Boady Santavy of Canada)

Clean & Jerk     189 kg  195 kg                 185 kg (Steven Kari of PNG)

Total                    345 kg   351 kg                330 kg (Kojum Taba)

India started competition of 4th day during 2017 CommonwealthWeightlifting Championships at Gold Coast, Australia with a GOLD and BRONZE MEDAL in 77 kg Youth Boys where Ragala Varun won Gold with a total weight of 269 kg (124 kg + 145 kg) and Abhishek Poonia won Bronze with a total weight of 256 kg (113 kg + 143 kg).

Detailed results of the Indian team concluded are as under:-

S.No.

Name

Section

Wt. Cat.

Snatch

C&J

Total

Result

1.

Ragala Varun

Youth Boy

77 kg

124 kg

145 kg

269 kg

1st / Gold Medal

2.

Abhishek Poonia

Youth Boy

77 kg

113 kg

143 kg

256 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal

3.

Nikeeta Kale

Youth Girl

69 kg

73 kg

90 kg

163 kg

1st / Gold Medal

4.

S. Nirupama Devi

Junior Women

69 kg

77 kg

101 kg

178 kg

1st / Gold Medal

5.

S. Sathish Kumar

Senior Men

77 kg

148 kg

 

172 kg

320 kg

1st / Gold Medal

6.

Ajay Singh

Junior Men

77 kg

140 kg

170 kg

310 kg

1st / Gold Medal

7.

R.V. Rahul

Senior Men

85 kg

156 kg

195 kg

351 kg

1st / Gold Medal

Junior Men

85 kg

156 kg

195 kg

351 kg

1st / Gold Medal

Muthupandi Raja wins Gold in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

Muthupandi Raja of India won GOLD Medal in 62 kg Youth (Boys) with a total weight of 260 kg (110 kg + 150 kg) and SILVER medal in 62 kg Junior Men with 260 kg. Jimjang Deru was unable to compete in Clean & Jerk event due to injury occurred in the Snatch event where he successfully lifted 110 kg in his second attempt and failed to lift 114 kg in his third attempt and got injured.

The third day of 2017 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships started with a BRONZE Medal in 58 kg Senior Women section by Saraswati Rout forIndia who lifted a total weight of 179 kg (82 kg + 97 kg) whereas Erra Deexitha won a GOLD Medal in 58 kg Junior Women section with a total weight of 167 kg (73 kg + 94 kg).

Deepak Lather secured 3 Medals for India – GOLD Medals in Youth (Boys) and Junior (Men) section in 69 kg body weight categories and BRONZE Medal in Senior (Men) section in 69 kg body weight category with a total lift of 295 kg (138 kg + 157 kg).

Detailed results of the Indian team concluded are as under:-

S.No.

Name

Section

Wt. Cat.

Snatch

C&J

Total

Result

1

M. Raja

Youth Boy

62 kg

110 kg

150 kg

260 kg

1st / Gold Medal

Junior Men

62 kg

110 kg

150 kg

260 kg

2nd / Silver Medal

2.

Jimjang Deru

Senior Men

62 kg

110 kg

E/T

E/T

3.

Saraswati Rout

Senior Women

58 kg

82 kg

97 kg

179 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal

4.

Erra Deexitha

Junior Women

58 kg

73 kg

94 kg

167 kg

1st / Gold Medal

5.

Deepak Lather

Youth Boy

69 kg

138 kg

157 kg

295 kg

1st / Gold Medal

Junior Men

69 kg

138 kg

157 kg

295 kg

1st / Gold Medal

Senior Men

69 kg

138 kg

157 kg

295 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal

6.

Vandna Gupta

Senior Women

63 kg

88 kg

109 kg

197 kg

4th place

7.

P. Umeshwori Devi

Youth Girl

63 kg

72 kg

89 kg

161 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal

Junior Women

63 kg

72 kg

89 kg

161 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal

India to host 2019 Edition of Commonwealth Senior, Junior & Youth Weightlifting Championships

The Executive Board of Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation has allotted the 2019 Edition of Commonwealth Youth (Boys & Girls), Junior (Men & Women) and Senior (Men & Women) Weightlifting Championships to INDIA.

Indian Weightlifting Federation will host the 2019 Edition of Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in India.

 

Mirabai Chanu and Sanjita Chanu qualifies for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu became first lifter to qualify for 2018 Commonwealth Games – Gold Coast City, Australia by winning GOLD MEDAL in 48 kg weight category during ongoing 2017 Commonwealth Senior (Men & Women) Weightlifting Championships at Gold Coast, Australia on second day of the competition.

She lifted a total weight of 189 kg (85 kg + 104 kg) in 48 kg weight Senior category and finished 1st (first). She broke Commonwealth record in Snatch event with a lift of 85 kg bettering her own by 1 kg which was made by her on 24th April 2016 at Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu became second lifter to qualify from INDIA for 2018 Commonwealth Games – Gold Coast City by winning GOLD MEDAL in 53 kg weight category during ongoing 2017 Commonwealth Senior (Men & Women) Weightlifting Championships at Gold Coast, Australia on second day of the competition with a total lift of 195 kg.

Sneha Soren of India won GOLD MEDAL with a total of 138 kg (60 kg + 78 kg) in 48 kg Youth Girls whereas Jhilli Dalabehera also won GOLD MEDAL with a total of 154 kg (67 kg + 87 kg) in 48 kg Junior Women section.

Earlier in the day, 56 kg weight category took place where Gururaja of India finished third (3rd) with a total of 246 kg (107 kg + 139 kg) in Senior section.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga of India won 2 GOLD MEDALS both in Youth and Junior section with a total lift of 240 kg (109 kg + 131 kg).

Zakhuma won SILVER MEDAL in Youth 56 kg weight category with a total lift of 215 kg (95 kg + 120 kg).

Detailed results concluded so far are as under:-

S.No.

Name

Section

Wt. Cat.

Snatch

C&J

Total

Result

1

K. Ormila Devi

Youth Girl

44 kg

57 kg

76 kg

133 kg

1st / Gold Medal

2.

Sneha Soren

Youth Girl

48 kg

60 kg

78 kg

138 kg

1st / Gold Medal

3.

Jhilli Dalabehera

Junior Women

48 kg

67 kg

87 kg

154 kg

1st / Gold Medal

4.

S. Mirabai Chanu

Senior Women

48 kg

85 kg

New record

104 kg

189 kg

1st / Gold Medal

5.

Ananya Patil

Youth Girl

53 kg

66 kg

80 kg

146 kg

1st / Gold Medal

6.

M. Purnima Chanu

Junior Women

53 kg

70 kg

90 kg

160 kg

1st / Gold Medal

7.

Ananya Patil

Junior Women

53 kg

66 kg

80 kg

146 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal

8.

Kh. Sanjita Chanu

Senior Women

53 kg

85 kg

110 kg

195 kg

1st / Gold Medal

9.

M. Santoshi

Senior Women

53 kg

86 kg

108 kg

194 kg

2nd / Silver Medal

10.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga

Youth Boy

56 kg

109 kg

131 kg

240 kg

1st / Gold Medal

11.

Zakhuma

Youth Boy

56 kg

95 kg

120 kg

215 kg

2nd / Silver Medal

12.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga

Junior Men

56 kg

109 kg

131 kg

240 kg

1st / Gold Medal

13.

Gururaja

Senior Men

56 kg

107 kg

139 kg

246 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal