Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju took to social media to ask people to take up a rope skipping exercise at homes as a way for Indians to stay fit during the 21 day lockdown period.
Athletes like Sakshi Malik and Mary Kom shared their videos working out at home during nation-wide coronavirus lockdown.
With weightlifting Olympic qualifying schedule disturbed due to coronavirus, Mirabai Chanu and 17-year-old Jeremy Lalrinnunga may be on their way to Tokyo 2020, if they are held.
Mirabai Chanu's best performance came at the World championship in September, when she breached the 200kg mark by lifting her personal best in all three sections.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga has clinched two silver medals in the 67 kg category this year and is preparing to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga broke his own Youth World and Asian record in snatch, clean and jerk and total lift at the Qatar International Cup.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga finished 10th in the easier group B of the men's 67kg category as his three failed lifts cost the Youth Olympics gold medallist.
Weightlifting World Championship 2019: Four women and three men will compete in Pattaya, Thailand from September 18 to 27.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju applauded Indian weighlifters for their performance at the Commonwealth Championship in Apia, Samoa.
16-year-old Jeremy Lalrinnunga broke the Youth World, Asian and Commonwealth records in the snatch category at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship.
Asian Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 199kg in 49kg event, 7kg more than her previous best but missed the podium finish.
Asian Weightlifting Championship: Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga lifted a total lift of 297kg to achieve his personal best.
Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga notched up India's maiden gold medal at the Youth Olympics, claiming the top honours in the men's 62 kg category in Buenos Aires.
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