Mirabai Chanu shatters all records en route her Gold

23-year old prolific weightlifter, Mirabai Chanu became the first gold medalist for India in the 48kgs category and the second medallist on Day 1 for India after weightlifter Gururaja clinched the silver.

She broke all six records on the road to her Gold medal winning performance. She recorded a personal best lift of 86kgs in the snatch category and 110 kgs in the clean & jerk for a aggregate of 196 kgs which went well past the previous record set in the Delhi CWG of 175 kgs by Augustina Nwaokolo.


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