Mirabai added one more gem to her crown and took home the gold as she added another medal to India’s tally on day 2 of the CWG with a total of 201kg.
In her first attempt at the Snatch category, Mirabai made a great start and successfully lifted 84kg. Mirabai successfully lifted the required 88kg in her second. She performed her personal best at the level of representing India. In the final attempt of the Snatch category, the Tokyo Olympics silver medalist failed to lift 90kg with exhibiting stunning power.
Mirabai created a new Commonwealth Games record by lifting 88kg in her second attempt in the snatch round.
She leads the race with a 12-kg gap with second-placed Marie Hanitra Roilya Ranaivosoa.
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Wrap Up: All you need to know
- Ace Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins India’s first gold medal at Birmingham Commonwealth Games
- Sanket Sargar wins silver in men’s 55kg weightlifting, opens India’s account in Birmingham Commonwealth Games
- Gururaja Poojary wins bronze medal in men’s 61kg weightlifting in Birmingham
- India beat Wales 3-1 in the Women’s Hockey Pool-A match, to record their second consecutive win in Birmingham
- White House: Biden tests positive for COVID-19 again in rebound’ case
- Delhi records 1,333 fresh COVID-19 cases, three deaths; positivity rate rises to 8.39 per cent
- CBI seizes AgustaWestland helicopter from premises of builder Avinash Bhosale in DHFL scam case
India beat Wales 3-1 in the Women’s Hockey Pool-A match, to record their second consecutive win in Birmingham, England
Lovlina Borgohain in Quarterfinals
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President Droupadi Murmu praises weightlifter Mirabai Chanu
Mirabai Chanu scripts history by winning weightlifting gold medal, setting a new record in #CommonwealthGames. Her… https://t.co/AaYCsu5JdM
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) 1659203269000
The spectacular Saikhom Mirabai Chanu!
The spectacular Saikhom Mirabai Chanu! #GoldenGirl #TeamIndia #CommonwealthGames2022 https://t.co/TNjgj9M65t
— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) 1659203513000
I was very emotional when the national anthem played after my win, everyone was singing it at the top of their voice. I was touched
– Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu after winning gold medal in women’s 49kg category in Commonwealth Games 2022
Commonwealth are the first games I am playing after Tokyo Olympics. I won a gold for the country, I am elated. I’d never done 88kg & I did it this time, even touched upon 90kg. I am happy about it
– Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu after winning gold in CWG
Anurag Thakur expresses happiness over Mirabai Chanu’s great victory
Much awaited Gold by @mirabai_chanu creating a new Games Record in Women’s 49kg Snatch, Clean and Jerk and total li… https://t.co/t5GjRkwVde
— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) 1659201452000
N Biren Singh congratulates Mirabai Chanu on her victory
Overjoyed & super proud of Manipur's superstar daughter, @mirabai_chanu on winning India's first gold at the CWG 20… https://t.co/lKfU87N28e
— N.Biren Singh (@NBirenSingh) 1659200401000
PM Modi: The exceptional Mirabai Chanu makes India proud once again!
The exceptional @mirabai_chanu makes India proud once again! Every Indian is delighted that she’s won a Gold and se… https://t.co/E7TbgNEBS6
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1659201161000
A Billion Salute to the Golden Girl!
She is Shakti! She is Nari Shakti! Heartiest Congratulations to @mirabai_chanu on winning India's first Gold medal… https://t.co/mWZNHd4InU
— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) 1659200524000
Golden Girl Mirabai Chanu
Golden Girl @Mirabai_Chanu ️♀️ India's first gold at the Commonwealth Games #B2022, thanks to this fantastic… https://t.co/UhYS4sLonn
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) 1659200498000
India strikes Gold!
Superd..First Gold #CWG2022 @mirabai_chanu https://t.co/dsw79EbNus
— M C Mary Kom OLY (@MangteC) 1659200112000
Wonder Woman Mirabai Chanu does it again
Wonder Woman #MirabaiChanu does it again! A majestic for Golden Girl @mirabai_chanu in the #CWG2022… https://t.co/rn2DCxFBfP
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) 1659200307000
Mirabai Chanu wins first gold for India at CWG
Telangana logs 851 new COVID-19 cases
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Mirabai Chanu in action
"Good lift" ️ @mirabai_chanu | #TeamIndia | #B2022 https://t.co/a3rj8hNysG
— Team India (@WeAreTeamIndia) 1659196583000
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu does a successful lift of 88 Kg in her second attempt of snatch to create a new CWG record in Women’s 49 Kg weight category.
Mirabai Chanu fails to lift a weight of 90 Kg in her third attempt of snatch in Women’s 49 Kg weight category.
Common citizens got no benefits from previous Maha Vikas Aghadi govt, and Shiv Sainiks received no help despite chief minister being from the party
– Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde
A loud explosion reported during a football match inside a stadium in Turbat (Balochistan), reports Pakistan’s ARY News quoting police
The Indian Medical Associationhas demanded the resignation and an unconditional apology from Punjab Health Minister Chetan Singh Jouramajra for his misbehaviour with Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Vice Chancellor, Raj Bahadur.
CBI seizes AgustaWestland helicopter from premises of builder Avinash Bhosale in DHFL scam case: Officials
India squad for Zimbabwe ODIs: Shikhar Dhawan to lead
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Shiv Sena party workers held a protest against state Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in Kolhapur
Maharashtra | Shiv Sena party workers held a protest against state Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in Kolhapur https://t.co/PsM6EOu41Y
— ANI (@ANI) 1659191396000
There will be an earthquake if I start giving interviews… Unlike some people, I never travelled abroad every year for holidays. Shiv Sena and its growth were the only things on my mind.
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5G Spectrum Auction
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Coal India to engage MDOs in 14 mines
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Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur congratulates bronze medal-winning weightlifter Gururaja Poojary
With a Bronze at Men’s 61 kg weightlifting, P Gururaja brings more glories home at #B2022 #CWG2022 The way he bou… https://t.co/1A76ghSqVZ
— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) 1659186313000
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I can’t describe it in words. The Tricolour was flying high, it was my dream
– Weightlifter Gururaja Poojary
I’m elated. It’s a good day, Sanket won silver & I won bronze – the 2nd medal for India. I could have done better. I had fallen ill recently but I recovered & gave my best. I dedicate my medal to my wife & thank all my supporters
– Weightlifter Gururaja Poojary
Prez congratulates weightlifter Gururaja Poojary
Congratulations to P. Gururaja for winning the bronze medal in Weightlifting at #CommonwealthGames. You have made I… https://t.co/K9WzFFeqZ6
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) 1659187310000
PM Narendra Modi congratulates weightlifter Gururaja Poojary
Overjoyed by the accomplishment of P. Gururaja! Congratulations to him for winning the Bronze at the Commonwealth G… https://t.co/tfI64n7L8F
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1659186021000
Commonwealth Games: Table Tennis Update
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I’m happy but also sad as I couldn’t win the gold medal. For last 4 years,I prepared for the gold medal but couldn’t win it due to an elbow injury
– Weightlifter Sanket Sargar after winning silver medal in Men’s 55 kg weightlifting
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– NSA Ajit Doval at Interfaith Conference
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– Ajit Doval
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BJP releases its list of candidates for Legislative Council by-elections in Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) releases its list of candidates for Legislative Council by-elections in Uttar Pradesh… https://t.co/IukmqyFCte
— ANI (@ANI) 1659182811000
I run a tea & paan shop to earn my bread. My daughter won gold for Maharashtra in Haryana (Khelo India Youth Games) & my son has now won the first medal in CWG. I am elated
– Mahadev Sargar, father of Sanket Sargar who won the silver medal in CWG 2022
President Droupadi Murmu congratulates Sanket Sargar
Congratulations to Sanket Sargar for winning the silver medal in Weightlifting at #CommonwealthGames. Your immense… https://t.co/4kVHGlQJXm
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) 1659180887000
We’re very happy that he has won a silver medal for the country despite an elbow injury
– Sister and father of Weightlifter Sanket Sargar
Spain reports second monkeypox-related death in Europe
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All you need to know about weightlifter Sanket Sargar, who secured India its first medal at CWG 2022
- Sargar comes from Sangli in Maharashtra, where weightlifting is a popular sport
- 21-yr-old weightlifter began his training when he was 13
- Studied at Kolhapur’s Shivaji University
- First win- gold medal at the senior national championship, Khelo India Youth Games in 2020
- He is three-time national champion
- He broke CWG and national record in 2021 at the Singapore Weightlifting Meet when he lifted 256 kg in total (113 kg+143 kg) 256kg
CWG 2022: India beats Sri Lanka in Badminton by 4-0
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CWG 2022: Indian women’s table tennis team registers third straight win, defeats Guyana 3-0
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“Well Done Champion”: Nitin Gadkari on weightlifter Sanket Sargar silver win at CWG 2022
“Heartiest congratulations to #SanketSargar for winning the Silver in 55kg weightlifting at Commonwealth Games 2022. Despite getting injured, #YuvaShakti Sanket has brought the first medal for Team India at #CWG2022.” he tweeted.
PM Modi congratulates weightlifter Sanket Sargar
Exceptional effort by Sanket Sargar! His bagging the prestigious Silver is a great start for India at the Commonwe… https://t.co/Ds4gGOSQ35
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1659178318000
Weightlifter Sanket Sargar lands India its 1st medal despite injury
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CM Bhupesh Baghel attends the 5th National Conference of All India Professionals’ Congress
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CWG 2022: India looses in women’s singles Lawn Bowls
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Amit Shah at conference on drug trafficking and national security
- Fight against drugs is progressing in right direction.
- Centre has adopted zero tolerance policy towards narcotics.
- The money made off sale of drugs is used to fund anti-national activities.
- We have to save the younger generations by reining in drug trafficking.
- Issue of drugs has a detrimental effect on our society, economy and national security.
Drug trafficking poses a threat to society. Any prosperous nation must have zero tolerance for drug trafficking. We have to save the younger generations by reining in drug trafficking
– Home Minister Amit Shah in Chandigarh