Tokyo Olympics: What was the atmosphere like at Silver Girl Mirabai Chanu’s house? Watch Emotional VIDEO | News

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won her first medal for India at the Tokyo Olympics. . Mirabai’s medal was also celebrated at her home.

Mumbai, July 24: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won her first medal for India at the Tokyo Olympics. She made history by winning a silver medal in the 49kg weight class in weightlifting on Saturday. She is the first Indian to win an Olympic silver medal in the sport. The whole country is happy with this victory. She has been congratulated by many dignitaries including President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Mirabai’s medal was also celebrated at her home.

This is India’s second Olympic medal in the history of weightlifting. Karnam Malleshwari had earlier won a bronze medal at the Sydney Olympics (2000). Mirabai has won the silver medal this year. She lifted a total of 202 kg, 87 in the snatch group and 115 in the clean and jerk group. Chinese weightlifter How Zhihu won the gold medal by lifting a total weight of 210 kg.

After this victory, there was an atmosphere of happiness at her home in Imphal. ANI has released a clip of it. In it all the congregations in her house were watching the competition on TV. He was happy when Mirabai won the medal. ‘We are very happy. All this is the fruit of Mirabai’s hard work. Not only Manipur but the whole country is proud of her, ‘said one of her relatives.

2 Mumbaikar to go to England, decision of selection committee after discussion with Ravi Shastri

Mirabai Chanula had failed at the Rio Olympics. After this failure, she stubbornly returned. She had won medals in all the major competitions in the last five years. Now she has done a great job of giving a big joy to all Indians by winning a silver medal in Tokyo too.

Published by:News18 Desk

First published:July 24, 2021, 4:15 PM IST

.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *