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India’s first woman to win an Olympic medal – Karnam Malleswari – Weightlifiting 1:12

At the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, weightlifter Karnam Malleswari marked her place in Olympic and Indian sports history. As she lifted 110 kg in the “snatch” and 130 kg in the “clean and jerk” for a total of 240 kg, she took the bronze medal and became India’s first woman to win an Olympic medal.

 

7/4/2012 11:22:00 AM

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