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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Silver-medallist Mirabai Chanu breaks down on meeting mother – pic inside

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Silver-medallist Mirabai Chanu breaks down on assembly mom – pic inside | Different Sports activities Information

It was an emotional homecoming for newly-crowned Olympic silver-medallist Mirabai Chanu, who broke down on assembly her mom in Imphal on Tuesday (July 27) earlier than being felicitated by Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on the airport.
Very similar to the reception on the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport on Monday, Chanu was met with a media frenzy on the Bir Tikendrajit Worldwide Airport in Imphal.
#WATCH | Olympic silver medalist weightlifter #MirabaiChanu arrives in Imphal, Manipur. Chief Minister N Biren Singh additionally arrived on the airport to obtain her. pic.twitter.com/FmCvtTQ0Mu
— ANI (@ANI) July 27, 2021
A stringent coaching routine after the 2016 Rio Video games had restricted Chanu’s visits to the house for the previous 5 years.
Chanu, who gained the silver medal within the ladies’s 49kg class on Saturday, was seen hugging her mom Saikhom Ongbi Tombi Leima and her father Saikhom Kriti Meitei with tears rolling down her face as safety guards fashioned a hoop round her.
A mother- daughter second@mirabai_chanu #WelcomeHomeMirabaiChanu pic.twitter.com/2eiVGxFSzH
— Rahul Trehan (@imrahultrehan) July 27, 2021
The now-famous gold earrings, formed just like the Olympic rings, that Chanu sported on the Video games have been a present from her mom who bought her personal jewelry for them 5 years in the past forward of the Rio Video games within the hope of bringing the weightlifter luck.
The 26-year-old hails from Nongpok Kakching village, which is round 25km from right here.
From the airport, Chanu went to attend a Manipur state authorities felicitation, which was hosted by the chief minister, who handed her a cheque of Rs 1 crore and appointment letter of Further Superintendent of Police (Sports activities).
Simply after Chanu gained the silver within the Tokyo Olympics, Biren had introduced Rs 1 crore as reward for her achievement and the submit of extra SP in Manipur Police for her.
Chanu’s mother and father, her childhood coach Anita Chanu and a few members of Biren’s council of ministers attended the felicitation operate. After that, Chanu left for her native village.
The 26-year-old lifted a complete of 202kg (87kg+115kg) to raised Karnam Malleswari’s bronze within the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
The diminutive weightlifter has six siblings, three sisters and two brothers.

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