Tokyo: India opens account in Tokyo Olympics 2021 through Mirabai Chanu, who won the silver medal for India in weightlifting. Chanu won the silver medal in the women’s 49 kg weightlifting category.
In this category, China’s Shihui Hao won gold with an Olympic record. Shihui lifted a total of 210 kg. Meerabhai lifted 202 kg. Indonesia’s Isa Windy wins bronze medal
This is the first time an Indian woman has won a silver medal in the weightlifting category. Mirabai Chanu is the second Indian woman to win a silver medal in the Olympics after PV Sindhu.