First Gold for India at CWG 2018: Mirabai Chanu makes the nation proud

April 5, 2018

Weight LifingMirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu, the hot favourite to bag the gold in the women’s 48kg weightlifting category, broke the Commonwealth Games record on her way to smashing the competition. She lifted a total of 196kgs in both the snatch and the clean and jerk. She attempted a total of 6 lifts and broke the Games record in each of the.

The World Champion broke her own personal best of 194kgs that she had achieved at the World Championships in the United States in 2017.

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