India is proud of Mirabai Chanu: PM Modi

Congratulations Manipur for giving the rustic one of these glorious collection of champion sportswomen, tweets President

IMAGE: Mirabai Chanu of India competes. : Paul Gilham/Getty Pictures

President Ram Nath Kovind and Top Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, hailed Saikhom Mirabai Chanu’s gold-medal profitable effort on the Weightlifting International Championship in Anaheim, USA.


Chanu, who’s hired with the Indian Railways, lifted 85kg in clutch and 109kg in blank and jerk to overall an outstanding 194kg within the ladies’s 48kg, within the procedure environment a brand new nationwide report and turning into the primary Indian in over 20 years to say gold within the event.

“India is pleased with Mirabai Chanu, who has gained a gold on the International Weightlifting Championship. Congratulations and absolute best needs for her long term endeavours,” PM Modi wrote on his Twitter take care of.

The President’s Administrative center stated in a tweet, “Congratulations Mirabai Chanu for profitable a gold medal within the International Weightlifting Championship. India is so pleased with you. And congratulations Manipur for giving the rustic one of these glorious collection of champion sportswomen!”

Seeing the tricolour from the rostrum, tears of pleasure rolled down her cheeks, as Chanu picked up an extraordinary honour for an Indian on the marquee tournament.

Sports activities Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was once additionally suggested in congratulating Chanu.

“Saikhom Mirabai Chanu wins #Gold in 2017 IWF Senior Males & Ladies #weightlifting championships in Anaheim, USA. Within the 48 kg weight class, her overall carry was once 194 kg. That is four occasions her body weight. In sports activities, and in lifestyles, ‘Will’ is the entirety. By no means, EVER surrender.”

Olympic medallist and five-time international champion MC Mary Kom stated, “Congratulations #MirabaiChanu on lifting #Gold at #WorldWeightliftingChampionship and turning into 2d Indian after Karnam Malleshwari 2 carry the respect 2 our nation. She created a brand new report through lifting overall of 194kgs of weight in ladies’s 48kg class.”

Every other Olympic medallist boxer, Vijender Singh, additionally joined the rustic in congratulating the 23-year-old weightlifter.

Vijender wrote, “Every other Indian ladies athlete creates historical past these days. India’s #MirabaiChanu lifts 194kg on the International Weightlifting Championship. She is the second one Indian after Karnam Malleswari to win gold. You Ladies By no means Fail To Make India Proud !!! Salute.”

The PM in the meantime, additionally lauded cueist Pankaj Advani for profitable but every other international identify.

Modi stated, “Congratulations @PankajAdvani247 for profitable your 18th international identify within the lately concluded IBSF International Snooker Championship. Your accomplishments make us very proud.”

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