Commonwealth Games: Mirabai Chanu won India's first gold, PM Modi tweeted congratulations

Pankaj Prasad
Mirabai Chanu
Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu performed brilliantly in the women's 49 kg category, lifting a total of 201 kg.

India's star female weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won the country's first gold medal by creating history in the Commonwealth Games. With this, three medals have come to India's account on the very first day of the Commonwealth Games. All three medals have come in weightlifting only.

Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 201 kg

Mirabai Chanu performed brilliantly in the women's 49 kg category, lifting a total of 201 kg. He lifted 109 kg in the first attempt in the snatch, then lifted 113 kg in the second attempt. In the third attempt, she tried to lift 115 kg, but was unsuccessful. His record in snatch is 119 kg.

Mirabai Chanu sets record in Commonwealth Games

Mirabai Chanu has made a record in her category in the Commonwealth Games. In the Commonwealth Games, there is a record of 201 kg in the 49 kg weight category.

PM congratulates Mirabai Chanu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Mirabai Chanu for winning the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted and wrote, Extraordinary Mirabai Chanu. Made India proud once again. Every Indian is happy that he won a gold medal at the Birmingham Games and set a new Commonwealth record. His success inspires many Indians, especially budding athletes.


Virender Sehwag congratulates Mirabai

Team India's former explosive batsman Virender Sehwag congratulated Mirabai Chanu on winning the gold. Sehwag tweeted and wrote, "Congratulations Mirabai Chanu for giving India its first Commonwealth Games gold. Great performance, proud of you.