Jeremy lifted 306 kg in Qatar to win silver in Qatar International Cup, also won gold in weightlifting youth Olympics
Jeremy broke three Youth World, three Youth Asian and 6 Commonwealth records
He has broken 27 international and national records at the age of 17
Dainik BhaskarDec 22, 2019, 08:39 AM IST Doha. India's weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinunaga won the silver medal in the Qatar International Cup. Jeremy lifted a total of 306 kg in the 67 kg weight category. 17 year old Jeremy lifted 140 kg in snatch and 166 kg in clean and jerk. Gold medalist Jeremy of Youth Olympics broke 27 records. This includes national and international records. Jeremy also broke the national and his youth world record.
Jeremy of Mizoram started this year by winning a silver medal in the Igat Cup. Then, he lifted 131 kg in Snatch and 157 kg in Clean and Jerk. Then in April, the Youth Championship broke the Youth World and Asian records by lifting 297 kg (134 + 163 kg). At the World Championships in September, Jeremy lifted 296 kg to finish tenth. In addition, he won gold and silver at the Asian Youth Championship and Asian Junior Championship this year.
Jeremy joins TOPS scheme of Ministry of Sports
Jeremy broke 12 international and 15 national records. He is also included in the TOPS scheme of the Ministry of Sports. He broke three Youth World, three Youth Asian, six Commonwealth records. At the same time, five Youth Nationals, five Junior Nationals and five Senior Nationals broke the record.
Jeremyjeremy, who is currently 33 kilos away from the world record, won gold in the 62 kg weight category at the Youth Olympics last year. He changed the weight category from this year and landed in the 67 kg category at the World Championship for the first time. Jeremy lifted 306 kg in Qatar. He lifted 300+ kg for the first time in his career. However, they are still 33 kilos away from the world record. The world record for this category is 339 kg (155 + 185 kg).
Jeremy first took boxing training, watching friends and started weightlifting. Kijeremy's father was a national level boxer. Jeremy used to train boxing with his four brothers and father. One day he saw his friends taking weightlifting training from a coach at a nearby academy. Then they felt that strength is needed in this game and they should start playing it. After this, he started taking weightlifting training. Coaches are preparing him for the 2024 Olympics.