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Usha Kumara

Usha Kumara is an Indian powerlifter and weightlifter, who has participated in various competitions and won many medals.

Wiki/Biography

Usha Kumara was born on Sunday, 2 April 1995 (age 27 years; as of 2022) in Hassan, Karnataka, India. Her full name is Natesh Kumara Usha Bannur (also known as B.N Usha or Usha Teju Kumar). [1]IWLF [2]Facebook – Usha Teju Kumar Her zodiac sign is Aries. She received a bachelor’s degree and PGDCA from Alva’s College, Moodbidri, Karnataka, affiliated to Mangalore University. [3]Alva’s College List of Sportsperson She participated in various weightlifting and powerlifting competitions at college, national and international levels.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Weight : 86 kg [4]Commonwealth Sport

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Usha Kumara physical appearance

Family

Parents & Siblings

There is not much information available about her family.

Career

She competed as a powerlifter during her college days and participated in the Senior State Powerlifting Championship in 2014 in Moodbidri, Karnataka. In 2014, she took part in the Subrata Classic International Powerlifting Championship, held in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. She participated in the All India Inter-University Powerlifting Championship held at Panjab University, Chandigarh in 2017. In 2018, she started participating in weightlifting competitions. She participated in 33rd Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships held at Moodbidri, Mangalore, Karnataka from 21 January 2018 to 25 January 2018, in 34th Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships held at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh from 22 February 2019 to 28 February 2019, in 35th Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships held at Kolkata, West Bengal from 2 February 2020 to 8 February 2020, in 36th Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships held at Patiala, Punjab from 10 August 2021 to 12 August 2021, in IWLF Youth Junior And Senior National Weightlifting Championships held at Bhubaneswar, Odisha from 19 March 2022 to 31 March 2022, and in 36th National games held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat from 28 September 2022 to 05 October 2022. She participated in Singapore Weightlifting International held from 25 February 2022 to 27 February 2022. She also took part in 22nd Commonwealth Games held at Birmingham, UK from 28 July to 3 August 2022 and finished 6th in the under 87 kg category.

Medals

Gold Medal

  • 2014: 2 gold medals in Subrata Classic International Powerlifting Championship

    Usha Kumara (center) after winning a medal in Powerlifitng competition

    Usha Kumara (center) after winning medals in Subrata Classic International Powerlifting Championship

  • 2017: All India Inter-University Powerlifting Championship under the 84 kg category

    Usha Kumara on podium after winning gold in All India Inter University Powerlifting Championship in 2017

    Usha Kumara on the podium after winning gold in the All India Inter University Powerlifting Championship in 2017

  • 2022: IWLF Youth Junior And Senior National Weightlifting Championships under the 87 kg category

    Usha Kumara on podium after winning gold in IWLF Youth Junior And Senior National Weightlifting Championships in 2022

    Usha Kumara on the podium after winning gold in IWLF Youth Junior And Senior National Weightlifting Championships in 2022

  • 2022: Singapore Weightlifting International under the 87 kg category
  • 2022: 8th Women All India Railway Weightlifting Championships

    Usha Kumara on podium after winning gold in Railways Weightlifting Championship in 2022

    Usha Kumara on the podium after winning gold in Railways Weightlifting Championship in 2022

Silver Medal

  • 2014: Senior State Powerlifting Championship, Karnataka under the 84 kg category
  • 2022: 36th National Games in 2022 under the 87 kg category

Bronze Medal

  • 2018: 33rd Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships under the 90 kg category
  • 2019: 34th Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships under the 87 kg category
  • 2021: 36th Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships under the 87 kg category

Facts/Trivia

  • In 2018, she was selected as Forest Guard. Later, she joined Indian Northeast Railways. She works in the Lucknow division of the Indian Railways. [5]Forest Recruitment
  • She has been awarded two Athlete’s diplomas by the Indian Weightlifting Federation. [6]IWLF
  • She started as a powerlifter, and she later became a weightlifter.
  • She holds the record for Mangalore University inter-college powerlifting in the women’s 84 kg category for lifting 412.5 kg in total in 2017. [7]Mangalore University
  • She likes to do photography in her free time.

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