India's Mirabai Chanu has won a big victory in the Olympics 2020 in Tokyo. Mirabai has won India her first silver medal in the women's 49 kg category of weightlifting. Mirabai is the second Indian weightlifter after Karnam Malleswari to win a medal for India. Karnam won india's bronze at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
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Mirabai Chanu, 26, from Manipur, lifted a total of 202 kg (87 kg 115 kg) to finish second in the competition. Mirabai Chanu has been awarded the Padma Shri award and has also been the champion of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. Mirabai's victory is being celebrated across India. Ordinary citizens as well as cinema stars are also wishing Mirabai Chanu through social media.
With this, many stars like Farhan Akhtar, Randeep Hooda, Taapsee Pannu, Swara Bhaskar, R Madhavan, Mahesh Babu sang have wished Mirabai Chanu and expressed pride. From Bollywood to south Indian film industry, stars are busy cheering for India's players at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Several stars along with Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra have also shared posts on social media about the same. Now the joy of Mirabai Chanu winning the silver medal is different for everyone.
#MirabaiChanu.? Anubhav Sinha (@anubhavsinha) July 24, 2021
Congratulations #MirabaiChanu for opening our account in the #OlympicGames with your #silver thank you for all your hard work and that competitive spirit ????#Olympics ???????????????? pic.twitter.com/VaEkDGwRuI? Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) July 24, 2021