He believes Mirabai Chanu can lift a national record and be in medal contention at the upcoming World Championships, beginning in Pattaya on Wednesday.
Chanu, whose personal best in the 49kg division is 199kg, has been lifting 203kg in training according to Sharma.
And considering both of them have set their start weight at 210kgs, Chanu will have her work cut out.
A junior Worlds bronze medallist, the 20-year-old has the ‘capacity to upset the odds on her day’, according to Sharma.
Women: Mirabai Chanu (49kg), Jhilli Dalabehera (45kg), Sneha Soren (55kg), Rakhi Halder (64kg).
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