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Karnam Malleswari
Medal record
Women’s Weightlifting
Representing  India
Olympic Games
Bronze 2000 Sydney – 69 kg
Asian Games
Silver 1998 Bangkok – 63 kg

Karnam Malleswari (born June 1, 1975) is an Indian athlete. She is best known as a weightlifter who won a bronze medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics at Sydney. She became the first Indian woman to stand on an Olympic victor's podium, and she was the only Indian to win a medal in the 2000 olympic games.

In 1992, Malleswari was the first Indian woman to win a world title in any sport.


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