Jeremy Lalrinnunga (Weightlifter) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Net Worth, Wife, & More
Jeremy Lalrinnuga is an Indian weightlifter who lives in Aizawl, Mizoram. He represented India in the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires. He won the gold medal in the Boys 62 kilogram category Weightlifter with a lift of 274 kilogram. It was India’s first gold medal in the Youth Olympics. He also won silver medal in Asian weightlifter championship. Jeremy won gold medal in 2022in Commonwealth Games, in the 67kg category, with a game record lift of 140kg in snatch and 160kg in clean and jerk.
|Real name||Jeremy Lalrinnuga|
|Date of Birth||26 October 2002|
|Age||19 years old|
|Birth Place||Aizawl, Mizoram|
|Parents||Father: Lalmaithuava Ralte|
Mother: Lalmuanpuii Ralte
|Home Town||Mizoram, India|
Birth & Early life
Jeremy Lalrinnunga was born on 26 October 2002 in Aizawl, Mizoram, India. At the of six, the young weightlifter wants to become India’s first Juvenile Olympian. His father, competed in boxing in the past. During the 1990s, Jeremy’s father won a national junior boxing championship and went unbeaten for a period of six consecutive years. Mizoram Weightlifting Association set up a weightlifting academy at State Sports Training Centre Government Complex at Jeremy Colony. In September 2011, Jeremy came there at the age of nine and began working on his technique.
|University/Institute||National Institute of Sports, Patiala|
Malsawma Khiangte, Jeremy’s coach, encouraged him to participate in the Army Sports Institute trials in 2011. Jeremy was a formidable opponent after reviewing his performance at the World Youth Champions, where he was awarded a silver medal for his efforts. Jeremy’s accomplishments including winning silver medal in the 56kg weight class at both the World Championships in 2017 and the Asian Championships in 2018. In his professional life, he was witnessed a meteoric rise, with each successive performance being better than the one before it.
Vijay Sharma was guaranteed his coach in the Youth Olympics that he would bring home the top prize in his event. Vijay Sharma, who also trained R.V. Rahul, who won the silver medal. According to reports he never puts as much work into Jeremy as he put into R.V. Rahul.
|Award||2021, Go Sports Foundation Annual Sports Award|
|Medals||2016: Silver (Youth World Championships)|
2017: Gold (Commonwealth Junior Championships)
2018: Gold (Youth Olympics Buenos Aires)
2022: Gold (Commonwealth games)
|Height (Approx.)||5 feet 6inches|
|Weight (Approx.)||68 kg|
Facts of Jeremy Lalrinnunga
- At the age of 13, he became second youngest player who won silver medal in the men’s 56kg division at 2016 Youth World Championship.
- 2017 Youth world Championship Silver medalist. He would go on win another silver medal in the men’s 56kg division.
- 2018 Youth Olympics Games Gold Medalist. The 2018 Youth Olympics champion from Mizoram dominated the men’s 67kg weightlifting with total of 300kg (140kg + 160kg).
- 2019 EGAT cup International Weightlifting Championships Silver medal in men’s 67 kg category.
- 2022 Commonwealth Games by lifting 300kg in the men’s 67kg category.