Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu Clinches First Gold Medal for India in Weightlifting
Best on the planet weightlifter Mirabai Chanu rose to the event on Day 1 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games to win a gold in the ladies’ 48kg. Mirabai Chanu went on a record-crushing binge, guaranteeing three of them in a power-stuffed execution, to secure India’s first gold. In an exceptional execution, Chanu crushed the Commonwealth and the Games record in grab, pulling off clean lifts in all her three endeavors (80kg, 84kg and 86kg).
She at that point lifted more than twofold her body weight (103kg, 107kg and 110kg) in three effective endeavors to guarantee the quick lift and also the general Games record.
The indicating helped her better the silver she had won in the 2014 Glasgow CWG.
The Indian finished with a score of 196kg (86kg+110kg), gaining a huge commendation from the fans at the Carrara Sports and Leisure Center.
The 23-year-old’s past best was an aggregate lift of 194kg (grab 85kg and 109kg in quick lift) accomplished in the World Championships a couple of months prior.
Her closest yet at the same time an extremely inaccessible adversary, Amanda Braddock of Canada neglected to finish a solitary lift in the quick lift subsequent to dealing with a best of 76kg in grab.
Prior, P Gururaja asserted a silver decoration in the men’s 56kg occasion to open India’s award account in the quadrennial event.