CWG 2022: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu win gold in women’s 49kg

30 Jul 2022, Birmingham: Tokyo 2020 silver medalist Mirabai Chanu bagged first gold medal for India at Birmingham 2022 here on Saturday.

Mirabai Chanu claimed her 3rd consecutive medal at commonwealth games with a massive lift of 201 kg in the Women’s 49kg Finals. She had won silver at Glasgow 2014 and Gold at Gold Coast 2018.

She lifted 88kg in Snatch, 113kg in Clean and Jerk. Her overall score of 201kg was also a games record.

Roilya Ranaivosoa of Mauritius won the silver with a total of 172 kg (76kg + 96kg), while Hannah Kaminsky of Canada took home the bronze medal, lifting a total of 171kg (74kg + 97kg).

Mirabai’s gold is India’s third medal at Birmingham 2022.

Medal CGF Name Snatch C & J Total
🏅 🇮🇳 IND Mirabai Chanu 88 113 201
🥈 🇲🇺 MRU Roilya Ranaivosoa 76 96 172
🥉 🇨🇦 CAN Hannah Kaminsky 74 97 171
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