Mirabai Chanu clinches India’s 1st gold medal of Commonwealth Games 2022

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Exceptional performance by @mirabai_chanu ! India clinches its first 🥇 at the #CommonwealthGames2022 & hope, this will set the ball rolling for many more! Congratulations 🇮🇳

In Birmingham, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won the 49 kg competition with a CWG record total lift of 201 kg, securing Team India’s first gold medal. Sanket Sagar, an Indian weightlifter, had started India’s medal count with a silver in the 55kg division. Gururaja Poojary’s bronze medal in the men’s 61kg weightlifting event handed India their second medal of the CWG 2022.