Indian weightlifters participated in IWF World Youth Weightlifting Championship 2017 and also managed to win 4 medals out of the championship.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga, India’s brightest hope in weightlifting for future won three silver medals in men’s 56kg category while Navi Gulam clinched the bronze medal in men’s 62kg category.
Total 12 Indian (6 men and 6 women) weightlifters participated in the championship.
India at IWF World Youth Weightlifting Championship 2017
|Player||Weight Catageory||Date of Event||Group||Snatch||Clean & Jerk||Total||Rank||Medal|
|KONSAM Ormila Devi||Women 44 KG||APRIL 4 – TUESDAY||B||55 kg||77Kg||132Kg||8|
|MANE Trupti Sanjay||Women 58 KG||APRIL 7 – WEDNESDAY||B||75 Kg||90Kg||165Kg||22|
|CHANU Yumnam Shilheinganbi||Women 58 KG||APRIL 7 – WEDNESDAY||C||69 Kg||91Kg||160Kg||25|
|OTSHANGBAM Umeshwori Devi||Women 63 KG||APRIL 8 – SATURDAY||B||74Kg||90Kg||164Kg||18|
|POTSHAWAREPAM Sapana Devi||Women 75 KG||APRIL 9 – SUNDAY||B||65Kg||88kG||153Kg||18|
|KALE Nikeeta Valmik||Women 69 KG||APRIL 9 – SUNDAY||B||75kG||85Kg||160Kg||13|
|JEREMY Lalrinnunga||Men 56 KG||APRIL 5 – WEDNESDAY||A||110Kg||130Kg||240Kg||2||SILVER IN SNATCH,C&J,TOTAL|
|ZAKHUMA||Men 56 KG||APRIL 5 – WEDNESDAY||A||94Kg||118Kg||212Kg||14|
|NAVI Gulam||Men 62 KG||APRIL 6 – THURSDAY||A||148KG||Bronze in Clean & Jerk|
|MUTHUPANDI Raja||Men 62 KG||APRIL 6 – THURSDAY||B||106Kg||138Kg||244Kg||12|
|POONIA Abhishek||Men 77 KG||APRIL 8 – SATURDAY||C||109Kg||141Kg||250Kg||22|
|RAGALA Varun||Men 69 KG||APRIL 8 – SATURDAY||B||121Kg||138Kg||259Kg||21|
Konsam Ormila Devi, who participated in Group B finished at 8th spot with the total lift of 132Kg (55kg in Snatch and 77kg in Clean and Jerk).
Mane Trupti Sanjay lifted a total weight of 165kg to conclude the championship on 22nd place, while another Indian girl in the same category, Yumnam Shilheinganbi Chanu finished on 25th place with the total lift of 160kg.
Otshangbam Umeshwori Devi lifted 74kg in Snatch and 90kg in C&J to take her total to 164kg, which was only good to give her 18th position at IWF World Youth Weightlifting Championship 2017.
Kale Nikeeta Valmik’s performance of 160kg gave her 13th rank in the women’s 69kg category.
Potshawarepam Sapana Devi, participating in Group B of the tournament, lifted a total weight of 153kg which ensured her 18th rank.
India’s best hope in the tournament, Jeremy Lalrinnunga opened the medal account for the country after clinching three silver medals in men’s 56kg category (Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Total) at World Youth Weightlifting Championship 2017. He lifted a total weight of 240kg (110kg in Snatch and 130kg in C&J).
Zakhuma, who participated in the same category finished 14th after lifting 212kg.
Navi Gulam gave India another moment of cheer after grabbing bronze medal in men’s 62kg category (Clean & Jerk), he lifted 148 kg in C&J while failing in his all other attempts of Snatch.
Muthupandi Raja grabbed the 12th position after lifting a total weight of 244kg.
Abhishek Poonia, who was in Group C, finished the championship at 22nd place after lifting a total weight of 250kg.
Varun Ragala also had a poor show at IWF World Youth Weightlifting Championship 2017 as he only managed to loft 259kg which gave him a 21st place among all other weightlifters.