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“Makes India Proud Once Again”: PM Modi Congratulates Mirabai Chanu On Winning Commonwealth Games Gold | Commonwealth Games News

Mirabai Chanu celebrates her gold on the Commonwealth Games.© Twitter

As Mirabai Chanu defended her title by profitable her second Commonwealth Games gold medal on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the many first to congratulate the ace weightlifter. Mirabai received gold within the girls’s 49kg class in Birmingham, lifting a complete of 201 kg (88kg + 113kg). “The exceptional @mirabai_chanu makes India proud once again!” PM Modi tweeted. “Every Indian is delighted that she’s won a Gold and set a new Commonwealth record at the Birmingham Games,” the Prime Minister added.

Mirabai Chanu set a Commonwealth file within the snatch spherical, together with her effort of 88kg.

“Her success inspires several Indians, especially budding athletes,” PM Modi added in his tweet.

Due to her glorious efficiency within the snatch spherical, which noticed her set the brand new Commonwealth file, Mirabai wanted to simply full her first try within the clear and jerk spherical and he or she did it with aplomb, lifting 105kg.

Assured of gold, she went on to elevate 113kg in her second try. She tried 119kg in her third, however couldn’t full the elevate, nevertheless it mattered little as she secured her second gold medal within the Commonwealth Games, after having received the yellow steel in 2018.


She had additionally received silver within the 2014 Games.

Her triumph on Saturday meant she saved up her string of huge wins, having additionally received silver final 12 months at the Tokyo Olympics.

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