Saikhom Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal in Senior National Weightlifting Championships 2016

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal in Senior National Weightlifting Championships 2016

Rio Olympian Mirabai Chanu won gold medal in women’s 48kg at the Senior National Weightlifting Championships 2016 now being held in Tamil Nadu.

Mirabai representing RSPB lifted 81kg in snatch and 105kg in clean & jerk for a total of 186kg to finish on top in womens 48kg, while 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu, also representing RSPB, won the silver with an overall lift of 185kg (79+106) and Jhilli Dalabehera (ORS) settled for the bronze with an effort of 152kg (64+88).

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