The best-performing nation in the 1990, 2002, and 2018 editions was India.

Another standard kept India from rejigging the weight classifications of its lifters for most extreme benefit however the country’s serious areas of strength for 15, featured by Mirabai Chanu, is as yet expected to get back with a bagful of decorations from the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

The Commonwealth competitions, be it the CWG or the Commonwealth Championships, have been a cheerful hunting ground for Indian weightlifters, who revel without customary forces to be reckoned with like China and North Korea.

India has completed as the best-performing country in the game in the 1990, 2002, and 2018 versions. They are the second best country in the game with 125 decorations, including 43 golds, behind Australia (159), whose strength has endured a shot in the last couple of releases. Indian weightlifters ruled in the 2018 Gold Coast Games, bringing back a rich take of nine decorations including five golds. Also, this year as well, every one of the 15 lifters are fit for platform wraps up.

Nonetheless, just a small bunch of them are supposed to strike gold. To build India’s possibilities winning more gold decorations in the ladies’ occasions, the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) and lead trainer Vijay Sharma wanted to handle Tokyo Olympic silver medallist Chanu, a definite shot title competitor, in the 55kg weight division.



Mirabai Chanu (49kg), Bindyarani Devi (55kg), Popy Hazarika (59kg), Harjinder Kaur (71kg), Punam Yadav (76kg), Usha Kumari (87kg), Purnima Pandey (+87kg).


Sanket Sagar (55kg), Gururaja Poojary (61kg), Jeremy Lalrinnunga (67kg), Achinta Sehuli (73kg), Ajay Singh (81kg), Vikas Thakur (96kg), Lovepreet Singh (109kg), Gurdeep Singh (+109kg)

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