Karnam Malleswari

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on Apr 12, 2010 , 12:00 pm
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A seminal moment in India's sporting history when Indian weightlifting entered a new century and with it the dawn of a new era when Karnam Malleswari, lifting away decades of prejudice, won bronze at the Sydney Olympics. She was the first Indian female athlete to win a medal at the Olympics.She was then stripped off her medals just before the Athen games, when she was tested positive for performance -enhancing drugs
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