New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan surprised fans on Wednesday by sharing a picture with Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who secured the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 in the 49 kg category.
New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): After shuttler PV Sindhu and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won medals for India at Tokyo Olympics, Nisith Pramanik, Union Minister of State for Sports on Sunday said their victories will motivate the youth of the country to take up sports as a career.
On Saturday, Mirabai Chanu reserved second place as she lifted a total weight of 202kg in the women's weightlifting category. Considering India's history in weightlifting, Mirabai bettered Karnam Malleswari's record.
New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): Dedicating her victory to the prayers and love of Indians, Olympic Silver medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu said her dreams were shattered after Rio Olympic, but hard work, dedication and encouragement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi helped in bringing the first medal for India from Tokyo.
New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Monday felicitated India's first medal winner at the Tokyo Olympics Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and announced a reward of Rs 2 crore and a promotion in her job in the Railways.
Imphal (Manipur) [India], July 26 (ANI): Manipur Government on Monday decided to appoint Olympic silver medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu as Additional Superintendent of Police (Sports) in the police department.