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Mirabai Chanu clinches India's 1st gold medal of Commonwealth Games 2022
Pragativadi | 31/07/2022 08:06 AM | Click to read full article
Mirabai Chanu, one of India's top gold medal prospects, lived up to expectations by clinching the first gold medal for the country at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 in the women's 49kg weightlifting final.
Chanu, who had won the gold four years ago in Gold Coast, not only defended her title successfully by lifting 201kgs (88kg in snatch and 113kg in clean and jerk) but set a Games record.