NEW DELHI: Ace Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu garnered gold in the women's 49kg category at the 36th National Games on Friday, September 30.
Mirabai Chanu represents Manipur at the National Games.
The two-time Commonwealth Games gold-winner bested fellow Manipuri Sanjita Chanu with a total lift of 191 kgs (Snatch 84kg and Clean and Jerk 107 kgs).
National Games: Mirabai Chanu wins gold in 49kg weightlifting
Mirabai dazzled in her second National Games appearance despite nursing a wrist injury.
An Olympic silver-medallist and two-time Commonwealth Games champion, Mirabai won a gold medal in the women's 49kg weightlifting competition in the ongoing National Games 2022 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Mirabai Chanu's fellow Manipuri player and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu, seized a silver medal. She lifted a total of 187 kgs - 82kg in snatch and 105kg in clean and jerk.