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After breaking youth national records, Haryana’s weightlifter looks to complete her brother’s dream

Manilal Yadav was making giant strides in weightlifting. The athlete from Haryana won medals in various competitions and was on track for a fruitful career. However, since he did not come from a very affluent family, he...
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Khelo India Youth Games gold medallist upset with performance after breaking junior record

Assam's weightlifter Gulap Gogoi broke the junior nationals record (clean and jerk score record and total score record) in the 81kg category (Under-21) at the Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati on Monday. When the 19-year-old was...

15-year-old breadwinner wins weightlifting title at Khelo India Youth Games

Every time she enters a ‘lifting’ arena, Tamil Nadu’s Poorna Sri proves that she is worth her weight in gold. Almost without fail, back in hometown Vellore, she wins the purse on offer and helps her folks...

The cricket-loving weightlifters from Assam who won gold and silver at Khelo India Games

It is a tale of two cricket crazy cousins who have won gold and silver in weightlifting at the 3rd edition of Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati. Sidhanta and Prabal Pratim Gogoi from Charaideo have taken...
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Golom Tinku wins first gold for Arunachal at Khelo India Youth Games

At exactly the half-way point of the Khelo India Youth Games, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijuju’s Arunachal Pradesh won its first gold medal. Golom Tinku earned that distinction by claiming the precious medal in...