Internet inspiration: 8-year-old Arshia Goswami amazes with weightlifting prowess

05:40 PM May 29, 2023 | Team Udayavani |

What were you doing when you were 8 years old? Perhaps playing with toys, watching cartoons on TV, and enjoying time with friends. However, for one exceptional young girl from Panchkula, Haryana, life at the age of 8 is far from ordinary. Arshia Goswami, an extraordinary talent, has taken the internet by storm with her astonishing weightlifting skills, leaving people in awe of her strength and determination.


In a recent video that has gone viral, Arshia showcases her remarkable abilities by effortlessly deadlifting an impressive 60 kilograms. The ease with which she lifts the weight is nothing short of astounding, and her performance has captivated social media users and professionals worldwide.

While most children her age may still be developing their physical coordination, Arshia displays an astonishing level of skill and maturity beyond her years.

To put Arshia’s achievement into perspective, it is important to note that she has already set a record at the age of six for the youngest deadlift, lifting an impressive 45 kilograms. Her remarkable feat earned her a place in the prestigious India Book of Records, solidifying her status as an exceptional athlete.

The video, shared on her Instagram account, has garnered widespread attention in just 4 days. With over 22,800 likes and a staggering 251,000 views, Arshia has become an overnight internet sensation.


Comments flooded the post, praising her extraordinary talent and expressing amazement at her strength. Some users were at a loss for words, resorting to heart and fire emojis to convey their admiration.

Watch the video here:


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