Monday, October 3, 2022

CWG 2022 : Mirabai shines yet again, gold medal account for India

Staff Reporter, Imphal : Tokyo Games, silver medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has won India’s first gold medal at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games with a total lift of record 201 kg in the women’s 49 kg category.

In the snatch, Mirabai started at 84 kg in her first attempt and secured the best lift of 88 kg after she failed her third attempt to lift 90 kg.

In clean and jerk, Mirabai easily lifted 109 kg in her first attempt and 113 kg in her second attempt.

She faltered yet again in her third attempt to lift 115 kg and eventually finished with 201 kg, one kg less then her Tokyo Games performance last year.

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