Tokyo: Mirabai Chanu, hailing from a modest background in Manipur’s Imphal, noticed powerful instances and disastrous lifts within the earlier showpiece occasions. However, with a ‘never-give-up’ profitable perspective, the Padma Shri Awardee opened India’s medal depend on the primary day of the quadrennial occasion within the 49 kg class. The 26-year-old weightlifter bagged a silver medal after efficiently lifting 84Kg & 87Kg however could not higher her personal better of 88 Kg as she failed within the snatch try of lifting 89Kg.
After a disastrous outing within the 2016 Rio Olympics, Mirabai fought melancholy. She rose as much as the World Championship occasion in 2017 to change into a champion. In 2018, she beat her personal nationwide file. In 2021, forward of the Olympics, she set a brand new world file within the clear and jerk and eventually, the 26-year-old weightlifter bagged silver on the prestigious Tokyo Olympics.
Twitterati was stuffed in jubiliation publish Mirabai’s lifting of weights to glory. Right here is how the sports activities fraternity reacted to her historic silver medal at Tokyo Olympics:
Many congratulations to @mirabai_chanu on the silver medal win. Stepping up on the largest stage. The complete nation might be happy with that efficiency! 🥈#Olympics #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/V3Z2mEZoOK
— P.T. USHA (@PTUshaOfficial) July 24, 2021
Nice begin to the Olympics! Congratulations on the silver @mirabai_chanu 👏🏻
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) July 24, 2021
And our marketing campaign within the #TokyoOlympics begins in fashion . A #Proudmoment for the entire nation . Congratulations @mirabai_chanu on profitable the silver medal . pic.twitter.com/olNTb2TfP8
— Mithali Raj (@M_Raj03) July 24, 2021
You did not simply carry weights and choose a medal there, champion. You lifted a nation that wanted to search out pleasure and you probably did it with the widest smile. Take a bow @mirabai_chanu #TeamIndia #Tokyo2020
— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) July 24, 2021
Many many Congratulations to @mirabai_chanu on profitable India’s first medal at #Tokyo2020. Such An inspiring efficiency that might be remembered for a very long time to return and can encourage generations. Effectively achieved 🙌
— Abhinav A. Bindra OLY (@Abhinav_Bindra) July 24, 2021
Right here is how the political fraternity showered praises to the flying begin by Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu:
Couldn’t have requested for a happier begin to @Tokyo2020! India is elated by @mirabai_chanu’s stupendous efficiency. Congratulations to her for profitable the Silver medal in weightlifting. Her success motivates each Indian. #Cheer4India #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/B6uJtDlaJo
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 24, 2021
Heartiest congratulations to @mirabai_chanu on profitable 🥈 and doing the Nation proud.
— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) July 24, 2021
Congratulations to #MirabaiChanu for our nation’s first medal on the very first day.
India is happy with her daughter. pic.twitter.com/iv70x7s8Od
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) July 24, 2021
Hearty congratulations to Mirabai Chanu for profitable a silver medal in 49 kg weightlifting competitors and giving #TeamIndia a incredible begin on the #TokyoOlympics2020. The nation could be very happy with her achievement. My finest needs for her future endeavours. #Cheer4India #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/aS2vxJLn8v
— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) July 24, 2021
A glowing begin for India on the very first day of #Olympics. My heartiest congratulations to @Mirabai_Chanu who has introduced the primary Olympic #Silver medal in weightlifting for India together with her spectacular efficiency.#Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/b8CSZVEEbl
— M.Okay.Stalin (@mkstalin) July 24, 2021
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) July 24, 2021