Cricket fraternity reacts to Mirabai Chanu's gold medal at CWG 2018

Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 196 kg, 86 kg in Snatch and 110 kg in Clean and Jerk.

Mirabai Chanu| (Express)

Mirabai Chanu on Thursday clinched the first gold for India as she went on to surpass her own personal record. The Manipuri weightlifter lifted 86 kg in Snatch, surpassing her personal best of 85 kg in the Category and then surpassed her 109 kg clean and jerk record to lift 110kg in the category. Her total lift of 196 kg delivered India’s first gold on the first day of the Commonwealth Games 2018 in the women’s 48 kg weightlifting category. It came hours after Gururaja won the silver in the 56 kg weight category. She also created a new Commonwealth Games record in the process.

Here are the best tweets congratulating  Mirabai on her feat. 



By Anshuman Roy - 05 Apr, 2018

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