Karnam Malleswari, an eminent Indian weightlifter, is the winner of various medals including 11 gold, three silver medals and Olympic bronze during her spanning period of sport career. She remained a National Champion in India for the nine years, two times for 52 kg category and seven times for 54 kg category.

Karnam Malleshwari Facts:

Full name: Karnam Malleswari

Born: on 1st of June in 1975, at Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh

Country: India

Event: Weightlifting

Medal records

Women’s Weightlifting as competitor for India

Bronze: in Olympic Games in 2000, Sydney for 69 kg

Silver: in Asian Games in 1998, Bangkok                for 63 kg

Spouse: Rajesh Tyagi


  • Krishna Kumari
  • Karnam Narasamma

Father: Rarndas

Mother: Shyamala