Weight Lifting Current Affairs, GK & News

Laurel Hubbard: 1st Trans Olympian

New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has selected weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to contest women’s +87 kg category. Weightlifter will be the first transgender athlete to compete at Olympics. Key Points 43-year-old weightlifter had competed in men’s weightlifting competitions before gender transition in 2013. Hubbard has been eligible to compete at Olympics since 2015. In 2015, International ..

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Mirabai Chanu bags Gold in 6th Qatar International Cup in Doha

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (24), the Former world champion weightlifter won the women’s 49kg category gold medal to open India’s account at 6th Qatar International Cup being held in Doha. Chanu lifted 83kg in snatch and 111kg in clean and jerk to finish on top of podium. However, her performance was way below her personal best ..

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