Meet Katulu Ravi Kumar – Indian Weightlifter

Indian weightlifter Katulu Ravi Kumar hails from the state of Andhra Pradesh. His lifting career got off to a great start when he won the silver medal in the 56 kg category at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

Since then, he has gone on to win multiple medals at both the Asian and Commonwealth Games. In this blog post, we will take a look at some of his most impressive feats of strength.

Story of Katulu Ravi Kumar

Ravi Kumar’s first big win came at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, where he won the silver medal in the 56 kg category. This was followed by a gold medal at the 2007 Asian Championships, where he set a new Asian record in the clean and jerk with a lift of 175 kg. He then went on to win bronze at the 2008 Olympic Games, becoming the first Indian weightlifter ever to win an Olympic medal.

Ravi Kumar’s most recent triumph came at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, where he won gold in the 85 kg category with a total lift of 403 kg. This made him only the second Indian weightlifter to ever win gold at the Commonwealth Games. In addition to his gold medal, Ravi Kumar also set a new Commonwealth Games record in the clean and jerk with a lift of 219 kg.

Conclusion:

Katulu Ravi Kumar is one of India’s most successful weightlifters. He has won multiple medals at both the Asian and Commonwealth Games, including a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

In addition to his many accomplishments, Ravi Kumar has also set several records, including an Asian record in the clean and jerk and a Commonwealth Games record in the clean and jerk. Thanks for reading!

That’s all! You can also check out Sukhen Dey, the Indian Weightlifter Who Made History and Shailaja Pujari – A Former Indian Weightlifter’s Story.

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