Ishti Kaur of Noida won the gold medal at the age of 13 in the recently-concluded AWPC World powerlifting championship in Manchester (UK). Ishti participated in the teenage group and won gold medal by lifting 75 kg deadlift in the 38 kg category. She lifted twice her bodyweight and also being awarded best lifter in women teenage category.
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A Class IX student at the GD Goenka public school, Ishti is coached by her father Daljeet Singh, a multiple time World champion in powerlifting.
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