From disappointing ‘no lift’ to Silver at Olympics, Mirabai Chanu’s story

New Delhi: 26-year-old Saikhom Mirabai Chanu opened India’s tally at Tokyo Olympics by lifting a total or 202 kg (87 in snatch and 115 in clean&jerk) and winning a silver. She is only the second weightlifter after Karanam Malleshwari to clinch an Olympic medal, ending a two-decade long drought in Indian weightlifting scene.

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