#About Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
(First Indian Silver medalist in Tokyo Olympic 2020)
Chanu Mirabai Journey Starts at Rio Olympics in 2016, Chanu Mirabai qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the women's 48 kg category. However, she also failed to finish the event, unpaid to no successful lifts in any of her three attempts in the clean & jerk section.
In 2017, she additionally won the Gold decoration in the Women's 48 kg classification by lifting a rivalry record 194 kg altogether (85 kg grab and 109 kg clean and jerk) in the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships held at Anaheim, CA, United States.
Mirabai Chanu turned into the solitary lady Indian weightlifter to fit the bill for the 2021 Summer Games by getting the second situation in the 49kg classification. and getting silver media for her country. (is actually one of her accomplishments forever).
The 27-year-old lifted 86 kg in grab and afterward made the world record by lifting a huge 119 kg in the quick lift, for an aggregate of 205 kg, which won her a Bronze decoration and a ticket for Tokyo Olympics.
Chanu lifted a sum of 196 kg, 86 kg in Snatch, and 110 kg in Clean and Jerk to win India's principal gold decoration in the Commonwealth Games 2018. In transit to the decoration, she broke the game's record for the weight classification; the exertion likewise denoted her own best exhibition.
She won Bronze in Clean and Jerk at 49 kg Category in the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships. The complete load of 199 kg was her best ever and she just passed up a bronze decoration as her Snatch weight was lower than the third spot competitor, both of whom had an indistinguishable aggregate. At the 2019 World Weightlifting Championships, Mirabai lifted a sum of 201kgs (87kgs Snatch and 114kgs Clean and Jerk) to complete fourth.
This individual best absolute additionally made another public record in the 49kg classification. She broke her own record again four months some other time when she lifted 203kgs (88kgs in Snatch and 115kg in Clean and Jerk) in the 49kg classification to win the gold award at the 2020 Senior National Weightlifting Championships.
Chanu won the silver decoration at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, turning into the first Indian weightlifter to win silver in Olympics, winning a silver award in 49kg weightlifting with a complete lift of 202 kg.
Chanu figured out how to lift an aggregate of 202 kg in the ladies' 49kg class to turn into the second Indian weightlifter after Karnam Malleswari to win an Olympic decoration. "Another Olympic record was enlisted by Mirabai Chanu with an effective lift of 115kg in the quick lift".
#Frequently Asked Question About Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
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I kept thinking why I failed despite working so hard and was questioning myself. But after talking to a psychologist I understood that it was my first Olympics and the pressure got to me. Slowly, I was able to focus on training again. I learned a lot by participating in the Rio Olympics. In fact, I have learned everything from Rio - from my weaknesses to how to rectify them, how to improve myself in terms of training and performance in competition. It is important for players, sometimes we feel dull, if there's an injury during training or maybe because we have had a bad performance. At such a time talking to psychologists is helpful because they explain that tomorrow is a new day and to try again
Initially, I performed well and started competing at higher-level tournaments, which is when I realised that in order to excel, I needed to put in more hard work and sacrifices. It was this desire to be the best that led me to being a professional in this sport
Mirabai Chanu was inspired to try the sport after watching Indian weightlifter Kunjarani Devi
Mirabai Chanu began weightlifting in 2008 at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex in Imphal, India. (iwf.net, 23 Apr 2018)
A lower back injury forced her to miss the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. She was initially sidelined from training for eight months, and then two years later she suffered a recurrence of the injury
Mirabai Chanu speaks English Language
Mirabai Chanu is an athlete, and a railway worker
Nickname of Mirabai Chanu is Mira
A new Olympic record was registered by Mirabai Chanu with a successful lift of 115kg in clean and jerk
Vijay Sharma, Aaron Horschig were the coach of Saikhom mirabai chanu
Mirabai Chanu won 5 medals till now (2 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze)
* ₹50 lakh (US$70,000) from the Government of India.
* ₹1 crore (US$140,000) from the Government of Manipur
₹10 lakh (US$14,000) from the Government of Manipur for qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics
₹20 lakh (US$28,000) from the Government of Manipur for the gold medal in the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships
Mirabai Chanu won Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India (2018)
Mirabai Chanu won Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, highest sporting honour of India (2018)
Mirabai Chanu became first indian weighlifter to secure silver medal in tokyo olympics 2020
Mirabai Chanu lifted 203kgs (88kgs in Snatch and 115kg in Clean & Jerk,) in the 49kg category to win the gold medal at the 2020 Senior National Weightlifting Championships
Chanu lifted a total of 196 kg, 86 kg in Snatch and 110 kg in Clean and Jerk to win the first gold medal for India in the Commonwealth Games 2018
Mirabai Chanu lifted 86 kg in snatch and then created the world record by lifting a massive 119 kg in the clean and jerk, for a total of 205 kg, which won her a Bronze medal and a ticket for Tokyo Olympics
In 2021, Mirabai Chanu became the 1st and only woman Indian weightlifter to qualify for the 2021 Summer Games by securing the 2nd position in the 49kg category
Mirabai Chanu won the Gold medal in the Women's 48 kg category by lifting a competition record 194 kg in total
Chanu qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the women's 48 kg category. But Unfortunately failed to won the medal
Chanu's first major breakthrough came at the Glasgow edition of the Commonwealth Games(2014); she won the silver medal in the 48 kg weight category.
Mirabai Chanu belong to a Hindu Meitei Family
Weight Category of Mirabai Chanu was 49 kg
Mirabai Chanu Plays Weightlifting
Mirabai Chanu belongs to India. She is a Permanent resident of India
Weight of Mirabai Chanu is - 49 kg (108 lb)
Height of Mirabai Chanu is - 1.50 m (4 ft 11 in)
Mirabai Chanu was born in Nongpok Kakching, Imphal East, Manipur, India
Mirabai Chanu was born on 8th August 1994
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won Silver at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Women's 49 kg (weightlifting), securing India's first medal of the games.