NADA Sanctions On Weightlifters Not To Affect India

NADA Sanctions On Weightlifters Not To Affect India's 2020 Tokyo Olympics Quota Places

Weightlifter Ravi Kumar Katulu's four-year doping ban along with four others by the NADA will not affect country's quota places in next year's Olympics in Tokyo, said national federation secretary Sahdev Yadav.

Ravi Kumar Katulu, India
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Ravi Kumar Katulu, India's Commonwealth Weightlifting Champion, Handed 4-Year Doping Ban

Weightlifter Ravi Kumar Katulu had won the 69kg title at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and a silver in 2014 (77kg).

World Weightlifting Championships: Mirabai Chanu Betters Her National Record But Fails To Win Medal
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World Weightlifting Championships: Mirabai Chanu Betters Her National Record But Fails To Win Medal

The gold medal was won by Jiang Huihua of China with an effort 212 kg (94kg+118kg).

World Weightlifting Championships: Jhilli Dalabehera Crashes Out Of The Competition
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World Weightlifting Championships: Jhilli Dalabehera Crashes Out Of The Competition

World Weightlifting Championships: Jhilli Dalabehera failed to register a single lift in the snatch section of the women's 45kg event in Thailand.

Mirabai Chanu Eyes Olympic Berth At World Weightlifting Championship
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Mirabai Chanu Eyes Olympic Berth At World Weightlifting Championship

Mirabai Chanu, who had won the gold in the 48 kg category at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships, remains India's brightest medal prospect

Golden Comeback But Mirabai Chanu In Constant Battle With Fear Of Injury
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Golden Comeback But Mirabai Chanu In Constant Battle With Fear Of Injury

Mirabai Chanu's injury had forced the 24-year-old to miss the Asian Games and the World Championships in the same year.

Mirabai Chanu Wins Gold At Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championship
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Mirabai Chanu Wins Gold At Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championship

The Indian contingent won 13 medals that included eight gold, three silver and two bronze medals in senior, junior and youth categories.

Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat Bag Bronze Medals In Asian Wrestling Championships
Samrat Chakraborty

Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat Bag Bronze Medals In Asian Wrestling Championships

Pooja Dhanda lost her 57 kg bronze medal bout at the Asian Wrestling Championships

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Wins Gold At EGAT Cup, First After Injury

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Wins Gold At EGAT Cup, First After Injury

Mirabai Chanu had suffered a lower back injury that had kept her out of most major events in 2018.

Sanjita Chanu
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Sanjita Chanu's Provisional Ban Lifted By International Weightlifting Federation

Sanjita Chanu had tested positive for anabolic steroid testosterone prior to the World Championships in November 17, 2018.

Asian Games: Kim Hyo Sim Topples Olympic Medallist To Win Frosty North Korean Weightlifting Duel
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Asian Games: Kim Hyo Sim Topples Olympic Medallist To Win Frosty North Korean Weightlifting Duel

Weightlifting is North Korea's most successful sport and the team came into the Asian Games as heavy favourites.

Mirabai Chanu Will Not Participate In Asian Games 2018, Confirms IWF General Secretary

Mirabai Chanu Will Not Participate In Asian Games 2018, Confirms IWF General Secretary

Mirabai Chanu has sought time to recover from a lower-back injury.

Asian Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu

Asian Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu's Tournament Participation Doubtful

Mirabai Chanu has been struggling with a lower-back problem since May and is yet to begin her full-fledged training.

Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist Punam Yadav Attacked In Varanasi
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Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist Punam Yadav Attacked In Varanasi

Poonam Yadav won the gold for India in the 69 kg category by lifting 100 kg in the snatch and 122 kg in clean and jerk.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifters Continue To Shine, Pardeep Singh Wins Silver
Santosh Rao

Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifters Continue To Shine, Pardeep Singh Wins Silver

CWG 2018: Pardeep Singh lifted a total of 352kg in Snatch plus Clean and Jerk (152+200) to clinch the silver medal in men's 105kg event.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Vikas Thakur Wins Men
Amit Kumar

Commonwealth Games 2018: Vikas Thakur Wins Men's 94 kg Weightlifting Bronze

Thakur lifted 159kg in Snatch and 192kg in Clean and Jerk for a total weight of 351 kg to claim third position in the event.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Punam Yadav Wins Gold As Weightlifters Continue India
Santosh Rao

Commonwealth Games 2018: Punam Yadav Wins Gold As Weightlifters Continue India's Medal Rush

Punam Yadav won the gold medal in women's 69kg weightlifting.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifters Continue Medal Rush, Venkat Rahul Ragala Wins India
Amit Kumar

Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifters Continue Medal Rush, Venkat Rahul Ragala Wins India's 4th Gold

Ragala lifted 151kg in snatch and 187 in clean and jerk for a total of 338 kg to win the sixth medal overall for India - all of which have been won by weightlifters.

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