Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Medals | Bio | Wiki | Photos : Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is an Indian weight lifter who had won gold medal in the 48kg weight category at World Weightlifting Championship in 2017 and now won gold in Gold Coast 2018 at the Commonwealth Games. She is seen regularly at the International events taking part in Wight lifting and making her country India proud.
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Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has won the first gold medal for India on the opening day on Common Wealth Games 2018. She broke 6 records in 6 lifts and finished first in women’s 48 kg with a combined effort of 196kg. She broke her own previous record on 198Kg.
This is Saikhom Mirabai Chanu second CWG medal. She won silver medal at Glasgow four years ago. Her best was 86kg in the snatch category and and 110kg in the clean & jerk.
She had qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the women’s 48 kg category but failed to finish the event as she failed to life in all the three attempts which she had. Her biggest achievement was seen during the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships held in Anaheim, United States where she won the gold medal
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Medals | Wiki | Biography | Age
|Born||8 August 1994
Imphal East, Manipur, India
|Residence||Manipur , India|
|Height||1.50 m (4 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||48 kg (106 lb)|
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Chanu was felicitated by N. Biren Singh, the Chief Minister of Manipur in 2018 who presented her with a cash prize of ₹20 Lakh rupees. She was even awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India which is the most prestigious award the Indian history.
We hope Saikhom Mirabai Chanu wins more and more medals for india and lifts Indian’s flag very high every time she performs in weight lifting events.