Mirabai Chanu News
Of the 6 medals that India has won so far in the Commonwealth Games, the players who have won 5 medals come from the villages and poor families of India. The childhood of these players is spent eating dry roti and chutney. But still there is so much strength and power in their bodies that they can beat the players of the world who have all the facilities.
India's pride and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu creates history when sh won the gold medal on Day 2 of Commonwealth Games 2022. Chanu has now won two back to back gold medals for India. Not to forget, she is a silver medallist from Tokyo Olympics 2020. In this gallery, we bring you five facts of the star athlete you didn't know about. Read on.
The former world champion ended with a total lift of 201kg (88kg+113kg), which is far from her personal best. She equalled her national record lift of 88kg in the snatch section. The Olympic silver medallist, who has been working on her snatch technique, then attempted the much-anticipated 90kg but couldn't pull it off.
Commonwealth Games 2022 will get underway in Birmingham with the opening ceremony set to take place from 1130pm IST on Thursday (July 28). Top athletes like Mirabai Chanu, PV Sindhu and others have already arrived in Birmingham and started preparing for CWG 2022. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at how top athletes are preparing for CWG 2022.
India will begin their campaign at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham next week. India finished at third place on the medals tally at the 2018 CWG in Gold Coast, Australia with 66 medals including 26 gold. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at some of India's top gold medal contenders from Neeraj Chopra to PV Sindhu to Manika Batra.