|Real Name||Jeremy Lalrinnunga|
|Famous For||Winning Gold Medal in the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 61 kg
in pounds- 135 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 36 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
|Weight Class||56 Kg, 62 Kg|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||• 2018: Gold (Youth Olympics Buenos Aires)
• 2017: Gold (Commonwealth Youth Championships Gold Coast)
• 2017: Gold (Commonwealth Junior Championship Gold Coast)
• 2016: Silver (IWF Youth World Championships Penang)
|Date of Birth||26 October 2002|
|Age (as in 2018)||16 Years|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Food Habbit||Non Vegetarian|
|Hobbies||Playing Football, Boxing|
|Parents||Father- Lalmaithuava (PWD Worker)
Mother- Name Not Known
|Favourite Sports||Boxing, Football, Weightlifting|
|Favourite Footballer||Cristiano Ronaldo|
|Favourite Football Team||Real Madrid|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jeremy Lalrinnunga
- His father was himself a sportsman. His father was a National level boxer.
- He used to accompany his father during his training. In an interview he said
“My father Lalmaithuava was a national level boxer. When he used to train at the gym, I used to accompany him. I have learned the principles of sports from him. One day I heard that an ex-player was training kids in weightlifting near my house. I thought I would try my hand at this strength sport instead of boxing.”
- At the age of 6, he started training as a boxer under the guidance of his father.
- He started weightlifting at the age of 10.
- The Indian Army saw the potential in him. He then started training at the Army Sports Institute in Pune.
- In 2016, he started competing in National and International Competitions.
- In 2018, he broke two National Records claiming a Bronze (Junior) and Silver (Youth) in Asian Championships.
- In 2018, he bagged India’s first ever Gold Medal in the Youth Olympic Games with a combined score of 274 Kg.
Gold Morning India!! 🥇🇮🇳
Jeremy Lalrinnunga becomes the first ever Gold Medallist for #TeamIndia at the @youtholympics Games #BuenosAires2018 as he successfully lifts a combined weight of 274kgs in his #Weightlifting Men's 62kg Group A event! World, take a bow!#IAmTeamIndia 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/dOCSNeMJdP
— Team India (@ioaindia) October 9, 2018