Manipur shines in weightlifting, Kunjrani’s skill raised the country’s pride

Manipur, a small state in Northeast India, has done what no one had imagined. Manipur has given one to one female weightlifter to the country. Behind this is the hard work of none other than athlete Kunjarani Devi, who has emerged as an inspiration for the girls of the entire state.

Aug 03, 2022 | 7:18 am

TV9 Bharatvarsh | Edited By: Samarth Saraswat


Aug 03, 2022 | 7:18 am




Manipur, a small state in Northeast India, has done what no one had imagined.  Manipur has given one to one female weightlifter to the country.  Behind this is the hard work of none other than athlete Kunjarani Devi, who has emerged as an inspiration for the girls of the entire state.

Manipur, a small state in Northeast India, has done what no one had imagined. Manipur has given one to one female weightlifter to the country. Behind this is the hard work of none other than athlete Kunjarani Devi, who has emerged as an inspiration for the girls of the entire state.

Kunjarani Devi was the first female athlete from Manipur to win the award in an international sports event.  Kunjrani has won more than 50 international awards in her career.

Kunjarani Devi was the first female athlete from Manipur to win the award in an international sports event. Kunjrani has won more than 50 international awards in her career.

In the mentorship of Kunjarani Devi, not one but two big names have been found in the world of sports from Manipur, which is increasing the country's value at the international level.

In the mentorship of Kunjarani Devi, not one but two big names have been found in the world of sports from Manipur, which is increasing the country’s value at the international level.

Why are most women weightlifters or boxers coming out of Manipur?  The answer to this question is hidden in the culture of Manipur.

Why are most women weightlifters or boxers coming out of Manipur? The answer to this question is hidden in the culture of Manipur.

Manipur's glory in weightlifting, Kunjrani's skill raised the country's pride

Manipur shines in weightlifting, Kunjrani's skill raised the country's pride






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