Commonwealth Games 2022: Mirabai Chanu wins India’s first gold at Birmingham, see pictures | Photogallery

01 / 25/sports/other-sports/commonwealth-games-2022-mirabai-chanu-wins-indias-first-gold-at-birmingham-see-pictures/eventshow/93246605.cms01<p>Saikhom Mirabai Chanu made India proud, once again by winning the country’s first gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 – Photogallery
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu made India proud, once again by winning the country’s first gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022. She lifted a total of 201 kg to win the yellow metal in women’s 49kg weightlifting event. Jubilant with her win, Chanu summed up her effort in her social media post that read, “Lifting 201kg never felt easy but thanks to the love and wishes of billions back home, every challenge is just an attempt away.” Meanwhile, Mauritius’ Roilya Ranaivosoa bagged silver and Canada’s Hannah Kaminsky took home the bronze medal. Mirabai Chanu is one of the most celebrated weightlifters in India. Post her CWG 2022 win, fans flood the Twitter timeline to congratulate her. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote, “The exceptional @mirabai_chanu makes India proud once again! Every Indian is delighted that she’s won a Gold and set a new Commonwealth record at the Birmingham Games. Her success inspires several Indians, especially budding athletes.” Among others who have won India accolades at the CWG 2022 in Birmingham are Sanket Sargar, Bindyarani Devi, Gururaja Poojary, all in weightlifting events. (AP)Saikhom Mirabai Chanu made India proud, once again by winning the country’s first gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022. She lifted a total of 201 kg to win the yellow metal in women’s 49kg weightlifting event. Jubilant with her win, Chanu summed up her effort in her social media post that read, “Lifting 201kg never felt easy but thanks to the love and wishes of billions back home, every challenge is just an attempt away.” Meanwhile, Mauritius’ Roilya Ranaivosoa bagged silver and Canada’s Hannah Kaminsky took home the bronze medal. Mirabai Chanu is one of the most celebrated weightlifters in India. Post her CWG 2022 win, fans flood the Twitter timeline to congratulate her. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote, “The exceptional @mirabai_chanu makes India proud once again! Every Indian is delighted that she’s won a Gold and set a new Commonwealth record at the Birmingham Games. Her success inspires several Indians, especially budding athletes.” Among others who have won India accolades at the CWG 2022 in Birmingham are Sanket Sargar, Bindyarani Devi, Gururaja Poojary, all in weightlifting events. (AP)Read MoreRead Less02 / 25/sports/other-sports/commonwealth-games-2022-mirabai-chanu-wins-indias-first-gold-at-birmingham-see-pictures/eventshow/93246605.cms?picid=9324663702Commonwealth Games 2022: Mirabai Chanu wins India’s first gold at Birmingham, see pictures – Photogallery
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