CWG 2022: Mirabai Chanu wins Gold in 49kg Weightlifting,

India’s weightlifting icon Mirabai Chanu claimed India’s first gold medal at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games with a dominant performance in the 49 Kg women’s weightlifting event. 

Heading into the games as an overwhelming favorite, Chanu won the event with a combined effort of 201 Kg in snatch and clean and jerk. 

This is Chanu’s third medal at the Commonwealth Games, after her silver in the 2014 edition in Glasgow and the gold at Gold Coast 2018 in the 48 Kg category. 

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