Olympic Champion Mirabai Chanu Meets Indian Cricketer Sachin TendulkarSophia Loren (Author) Published Date : Aug 11, 2021 15:31 IST
Mirabai Chanu wins the first medal for India in the Olympics and puts India on the medallist. Mirabai Chanu became the second Olympic weightlifter to win a medal after Karan Malleswari. Mirabai Chanu won the silver medal in the 49 kg weight category in the Olympics.
Mirabai Chanu successfully lifted 87kg and 84kg. But could not sleep, weighing 89 kg. A silver medal followed this. Mirabai Chanu equalled her own record by lifting 87 kg. She lifted the same 87 kg when he won gold at the 2017 World Championships. Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 202 kg.
Mirabai Chanu was disappointed in Rio 5 years ago but has worked hard since then and has now made history by winning Olympic silver for the country. Her hard work yielded a good wealth, and now she has been praised worldwide. The praises are still pouring on her in which she is overwhelmed with love and support.
Her recent tweet on her meets with former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is going viral among sports lovers and others. She tweeted, 'Loved meeting @sachin_rt Sir this morning! His words of wisdom & motivation shall always stay with me. Really inspired.'
And this tweet has been retweeted by Sachin, mentioning,' Equally happy to meet you this morning, @mirabai_chanu! Slightly smiling face It was wonderful talking to you about your inspiring journey from Manipur to Tokyo. You've got places to go in the coming years. Keep working hard.' These tweets are likes and retweeted by many in few minutes of their post.