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Mirabai Chanu wins the first Gold for India in Commonwealth Games 2018!

A proud moment for the country!

Mirabai Chanu, a weightlifter from Manipur wins a Gold Medal lifting 196 Kgs in women’s 48 Kg category in 2018 Commonwealth games.

Surpassing her own records, Mirabai Chanu lifted 196 kgs and delivered India’s first gold. In a remarkable performance, she pulls a clean lift in all the three attempts, 80kg, 84Kg, and 86Kg! Also, she lifts more than double her weight (103Kg, 107Kg, and 110Kg), in which she wins, earning a Gold medal for the country.

It is the second medal for India in Commonwealth Games after Gururaj Poojary, a weightlifter who won silver in men’s 56Kg category. It is to be noted that the badminton champion P.V.Sindhu was the flag bearer in the opening ceremony which happened at Carrara Stadium, Australia.

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