IOA praises Mirabai’s gold-winning achievement, congratulates others

Birmingham: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) praises record-breaking weightlifter Mirabai Chanu on winning the country’s first gold medal at the ongoing Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Chanu, who won silver at the Tokyo Olympics last year, defended her Commonwealth gold from the 2018 edition on Saturday with a record total of 201kg (88kg + 113kg) in the 49kg women’s weightlifting category at the National Exhibition Centre.

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