Gold Coast: Mirabai Chanu won India’s first gold decoration in the ladies’ 48 kg weightlifting occasion at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Thursday. The Indian lifted an aggregate of 196 kg ( 86 110) to take the primary spot.
The Manipuri lifter likewise broke Commonwealth Games record 6 times on a solitary day. Chanu lifted 86 kg in grab and 110kg in Clean and Jerk.
Chanu, who guaranteed a silver at the 2014 CWG, was viewed as a beyond any doubt shot decoration prospect for India as her own best of 194kg stands more than 10kg more than her closest adversary in the opposition.
None of the lifters in her opposition have touched even 180kg with her presumable nearest equal, Amanda Braddock of Canada, having an individual best of 173kg.