PUNE, Jan. 11 -- Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who recently turned 16, has been in the limelight ever since he earned India its first-ever gold medal at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, last year. On Thursday with an aim of reprising his success at the senior level, Jeremy, who had until now only competed in the 62kg weight category, made a switch to the 67kg in the ongoing Khelo India Youth Games. The Mizoram-boy, who generally competes in the under-17 age category, also tested himself in the under-21 age group here.

While he was a standout winner in the under-17 67kg category with a total lift of 278kg, he came off the second best in the under-21 67kg section where his mark of 278kg was 1kg less than what Gulam Navi of Utt...