The weightlifter bagged India's fourth medal in the 55 kg category...But who is the Commonwealth Games newbie?

Who is Bindyarani Devi?
India's latest weightlifting star...

23-year-old Bindyarani Devi started Weightlifting in the year 2013 in her hometown Imphal. Before that, she was an international Taekwondo star

Her-Story (Her history)

After 3 years of constant hard work and support from her family, she was selected by SAI
for training at the National Centres of Excellence in Imphal.

NCOE Trainee

Photo courtesy: Twitter/@SAI_Patiala

Bindyarani Devi trained at NCOE Imphal from 2016 to 2018.She was on boarded in the Indian National camp in Patiala in the year 2019.

India team push

● 2021 Commonwealth Senior Championship Silver Medallist
● 2019 Commonwealth Senior Championship Gold Medallist
● 2016 Commonwealth Junior Championship Silver Medallist

Her achievements
(before CWG '22)

Bindyarani Devi lifted 202 kg, with 86 kg in the snatch round while registering a Commonwealth Games record lift of 116 kg in the clean and jerk round. 

Her lifts in Birmigham

It was a good day for India at the Commonwealth Games 2022, with the weightlifters bagged four medal, in all four of their events

Fruitful Day 2 for India

Starting off the medals was Sanket Sargar, who secured the silver in the men's 55kg for the Indian weightlifters.

Sanket Sargar

Then joining the medals bandwagin was Gururaja Poojary, who secured the bronze in the men's 61kg for the Indian weightlifters.

Gururaja Poojary

Beginning India's gold medal tally was the indomitable Mirabai Chanu, who is also a Tokyo Olympic silver medallist. 

Mirabai Chanu

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