Chanu atoned herself for 2016 Rio debacle, while Indian shooters, archers and boxers disappointed. Catch the highlights and updates of Indians competing on day 2 of Tokyo 2020.
Competing in the 49kg category, Chanu is being considered a sure shot medal prospect for India as her personal best of 205kg is only second to China's Hou Zhihui's effort of 213kg
Saturday will be Day 2 of Tokyo 2020. Shooters, boxers, archers and hockey players begin their campaign. Watch them live
Mirabai Chanu will be the lone Indian weightlifter at the Olympics. Here's a look at her strengths and weaknesses
Chanu, India's lone weightlifter at the Olympics, landed in Tokyo along with national coach Vijay Sharma and assistant coach Sandip Kumar
Hubbard was among five weightlifters confirmed Monday in New Zealand's team for Tokyo. At 43, she will also be the oldest weightlifter at the games
The 26-year-old from Manipur has qualified on the basis of her standings on IWF's Absolute Ranking list.
Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is a big medal hope in the 49kg class. Chinese lifters will be her main rivals in Tokyo
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who had a disappointing outing at the 2016 Rio Games, said she was able to come back to her normal self after consulting a psychologist
The Asian Weightlifting Championship is a gold level qualifying event of the Tokyo Games. The points gathered from this event will come in handy when the final rankings for the Olympics are made.
Jhilli Dalabehera's gold was India's second medal after Saikhom Mirabai Chanu smashed the world record in the clean and jerk category enroute a bronze medal
Chanu lifted 86kg in snatch and a world record of 119kg in clean and jerk for a total of 205kg.
The 26-year-old Chanu remains India’s brightest medal prospect for the gold-level Olympic qualifying event which was postponed last year due to the pandemic.
Chanu currently occupies the fourth place in the women's 49kg Tokyo Games qualifying rankings just behind her nearest rival, Ri Song Gum of North Korea
Weightlifting has been in turmoil since irregular finances and doping cover-ups under long-time president Tamás Aján were exposed last year
Pardeep Singh is the first case of an athlete's blood sample returning positive for the banned human Growth Hormone (hGH) and has been provisionally suspended for one year
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has said it is open to boycotting Chinese products in the wake of Galwan valley clash last Monday
Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu said the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has robbed her of the chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics due to its callous attitude and it must issue an apology and compensate her
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