Sanjita Chanu expected to get Arjuna Award, free of Doping Charges.

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The Worldwide Weightlifting Federation (IWF), on the advice of World Anti-Doping Company (WADA) dropped the doping cost in opposition to Chanu after greater than two-and-a-half years of investigation, making the 26-year-old eligible to use for the distinguished Award.Her title cleared of doping costs, two-time Commonwealth Video games champion Sanjita Chanu is hoping to obtain the popularity she deserves, beginning with the distinguished Arjuna Award which has eluded her. Her name cleared of doping charges, two-time CWG champion Sanjita Chanu is hoping to receive the recognition she deserves, starting with the prestigious Arjuna Award which has eluded her since 2016. The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), on the recommendation of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), dropped the doping charge against Chanu after more than two-and-a-half years of investigation, making the 26-year-old eligible to apply for the Arjuna Award. “I applied for Arjuna first in 2016 but I was not given it then. The deadline for submitting functions for the nationwide sports activities awards has additionally been prolonged until June 22 by the sports activities ministry. Chanu, who holds the CWG snatch document within the 53kg weight class, is glad after being exonerated of the doping costs that after pushed her to the brink of quitting the game, however the weightlifter says the ultimate verdict feels bitter-sweet as she’s nonetheless struggling to search out closure.

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“I’m very glad. I used to be ready for today for thus a few years. However the end result can be unhappy as my life has modified fully. It has been ruined due to this case,” she mentioned.

Chanu won successive weightlifting gold medals at the 2014 and 2018 CWG and had filed a writ petition before the Delhi High Court in 2017 challenging the national awards committee’s decision to ignore her for the Arjuna Award in 2017.

 

Achieved such a big place in a short time

 

Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu is an Indian weightlifting player.  He won a gold medal in the 48 kg category of the weightlifting event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Sanjeet Chanu won the gold medal in the 48 kg category of the weightlifting event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  He lifted a total of 173 kg, with 77 in snatch and 96 in clean and jerk. Sanjita’s 77 kg snatch equaled Nwakolo’s Commonwealth Games record. She won the second consecutive gold by winning gold in the women’s 53kg category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Australia’s Gold Coast.

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Might get Arjuna Award

Sanjita Chanu can participate in the Arjuna Award race as per the Delhi High Court order.  Three years ago, Sanjita filed a writ petition in the Delhi High Court after being ignored for the Arjuna Award, challenging the award committee’s decision.  After the dope case came to light, the court asked the award committee in August 2018 to look into the Arjuna award in his name and place the decision in a sealed envelope.

 

Medal record

 

  • Female weightlifting
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  • Gold 2014 Glasgow 48 kg
  • Gold 2018 Gold Coast 53 kg

 

Sanjita completes ‘Golden Double’, becomes Gold Coast Queen

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President of India tweeted and congratulated Chanu

Hearty congratulations to Sanjita Chanu Khumukcham for winning India’s 2nd Gold (Weightlifting, 53 Kg Category) at the ongoing #GC2018; we are proud of your achievement #PresidentKovind

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