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Who Is Jeremy Lalrinnunga? All You Need To Know About The CWG 2022 Gold Medal-Winning Weightlifter

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Jeremy Lalrinnunga won gold for India on Sunday at the Commonwealth Games 2022, in Men’s 67 kg weightlifting final, with a total lift of 300kg.

With this, he won the country its fifth medal at CWG 2022 and its second gold medal at the CWG event.

He had achieved a record-breaking 140 kg lift in the snatch category and 160 kg in the Clean and Jerk category, which combined to give him a lift of 300 kg, a record at the Commonwealth Games.

Here’s all you need to know about Jeremy Lalrinnunga: 

  • The 19-year-old hails from Aizawl, Mizoram, and has previously represented India at the Summer Youth Olympics in 2018 in Buenos Aires.
  • Jeremy has also previously won the silver medal in the Asian Weightlifting championship.
  • Jeremy finished in 21st rank at the 2019 World Weightlifting Championships, in Men’s 67 kg event.
  • Lalrinnunga won gold in Men’s 67 kg previously at the 2021 Commonwealth Championships in Tashkent.

(With Agency Inputs)

 

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