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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Silver medallist Mirabai Chanu gets thunderous welcome on returning India - WATCH

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Silver medallist Mirabai Chanu will get thunderous welcome on returning India – WATCH | Different Sports activities Information

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu acquired a thunderous welcome when returned to India on Monday (July 26) after a sensational present within the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. The silver medallist underwent a compulsory RT-PCR take a look at on the Delhi airport. Chanu had opened India’s medals tally on Saturday as she bagged a silver within the Girls’s 49kg class at Tokyo Worldwide Discussion board.
She lifted a complete of 202 kg (87kg in snatch and 115kg in clear and jerk) throughout her 4 profitable makes an attempt throughout the competitors.
This is how Mirabai Chanu was welcomed in India:
#WATCH | Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu receives a heat welcome because the workers on the Delhi airport cheered for her upon her arrival from #TokyoOlympics pic.twitter.com/VonxVMHmeo
— ANI (@ANI) July 26, 2021
Notably, China’s Zhihui Hou bagged gold with a complete of 210kg and created a brand new Olympic File whereas Indonesia’s Windy Cantika Aisah grabbed bronze with a complete of 194 kg.
With this monumental silver medal, Chanu has turn into the second Indian weightlifter to win an Olympic medal after Karnam Malleswari bagged bronze within the 69kg class on the 2000 Sydney Video games when the weightlifting area was opened to girls for the primary time.
Boxer Mary Kom on Sunday had congratulated Chanu for successful a silver medal on the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. “Congratulations @mirabai_chanu. Emotional and joyful to embrace one another. A proud Manipuri and a fighter for India in a single body,” tweeted Mary Kom.
Congratulations @mirabai_chanu . Emotional and joyful to embrace one another. A proud Manipuri and a fighter for India in a single body. @NBirenSingh pic.twitter.com/5qrfbDervF
— M C Mary Kom OLY (@MangteC) July 25, 2021
In the meantime, it has been reported that Mirabai Chanu stands an opportunity to win the Gold medal if China’s Zhihui Hou fails the take a look at by Anti-Doping Authorities.
“She (Zhihui Hou) has been requested to remain in Tokyo and the doping take a look at will probably be achieved. The take a look at is unquestionably occurring,” a supply within the know of developments informed information company ANI.
Zhihui Hou had bagged gold on Saturday with a complete of 210kg and created a brand new Olympic File. The principles clearly state, if an athlete fails the doping take a look at, then the athlete who has gained silver, will probably be awarded the gold.

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