Tokyo Olympics LIVE – Mirabai Chanu silver medal: After winning a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu said he was determined to spend his best and also showed how the Rio 2016 Olympics were a training ground for him. Chanu opened the Indian medal when she won silver in the women’s 49kg weight class at the Tokyo International Forum.
“I am very happy to have won the medal. The whole country was watching me and they had their expectations, I was a little nervous, but I decided to give my best. In 2016, I didn’t have a good show, but it was a training show for me and I figured out where I needed to improve. I really worked hard for it. ” Chanu told reporters in the Mixed Zone after winning the silver medal.
Tokyo Olympics LIVE: Mirabai Chanu after winning Silver in Tokyo, ‘I haven’t been home for the last 2 years’
“When I get to India, I will go straight to my house, I have not been home for a long time. I haven’t been home for 1-2 years and have been in my family for some time. No such plan, but I’m having dinner today (laughs). ” she added.
When asked if he thought he was looking for gold, Chanu said: “I tried to win a gold medal, I couldn’t win a gold medal, but I really tried. When I picked it up a second time, I realized I was bringing a medal with me. ”
Chanu lifted a total of 202 kg (in the 87kg weight class and in the 115kg weight class) during his four successful attempts in the race. Jihui Hou from China lifted 210 kilograms of gold, setting a new Olympic record, while Vindy Kantika Aysahi of Indonesia won 194 kilograms of bronze.
Tokyo Olympics LIVE – Mirabai Chanu silver medal: With this commemorative silver medal, Chanu became the second Indian weightlifter to open the women’s weight class for the first time after Karnam Malleswari in the 69kg weight class at the Sydney 2000 Games, winning an Olympic medal.
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