saikhom mirabai chanu]
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2021 06:46 PM IST
Olympic silver medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu on Tuesday said her next target is to win a medal at the 2022 Asian Games and she also aims to change the colour of her medal to gold at the Paris Olympics in three years time.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2021 06:43 PM IST
Mirabai said the amount of love she has received from fellow Indians since her feat last month has left her overwhelmed. “It wasn't like that before Tokyo but I am seeing a marked interest in weightlifting for the first time.”
ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 11, 2021 11:26 PM IST
Chanu opened India's medals tally at the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics after she bagged a silver in the Women's 49kg category.
PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2021 01:35 PM IST
The company, which is backed by marquee investors like Tiger Global and General Atlantic, will also offer ₹1 crore each to Mirabai Chanu, Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain, P V Sindhu and Bajrang Punia.
By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2021 06:44 PM IST
“Such small act of gratitude will inspire people to help others in our daily lives,” expressed a Twitter user while reacting to the incident.
PTI | , Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2021 10:22 PM IST
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu had opened India's medal count on the first day with a silver. PV Sindhu bagged a bronze on Sunday while boxer Lovlina Borgohain has assured a medal for the country by advancing to the semifinals.
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2021 03:22 PM IST
By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2021 11:19 AM IST
Mirabai Chanu's tweet about meeting her family prompted people to share varied comments.
By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 09:31 PM IST
The video shows the little girl lifting weights as Mirabai Chanu's event from Tokyo Olympics 2020 plays on a television screen in the back.
By Sobhapati Samom, Imphal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 09:03 PM IST
- Manipur accorded a hero’s welcome to India’s first silver medal winner in Olympics Saikhom Mirabai Chanu from the state when she arrived in Imphal on Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2021 03:35 PM IST
Much like the reception at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Monday, Mirabai Chanu was met with media frenzy at the Bir Tikendrajit International Airport in Imphal.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 09:39 AM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2021 11:12 PM IST
Chanu, who returned to the country on Monday evening, lifted a total of 202kg (87kg 115kg) in the 49kg category to better Karnam Malleswari's bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics on Saturday.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2021 06:40 PM IST
PTI | , Imphal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2021 06:32 PM IST
The state government would also reward Mirabai Chanu with ₹1 crore, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh said.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2021 07:55 PM IST
- Mirabai Chanu opened India's medal tally at the Tokyo 2020 by winning a silver medal and when asked what she would do now that her event is over, she said she attend to her craving for pizzas. To everyone's surprise, Domino's heard that.
By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2021 06:53 PM IST
- Tiger Shroff makes jaws drop at gym this Sunday as he lays powerlifting goals during cardio workout by weightlifting 140 kgs and performing barbell front squats after being inspired by Mirabai Chanu’s historic win at Tokyo Olympics
By Shalini Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2021 08:19 PM IST
Priya herself was surprised, before people realised and congratulated her for the world cadet gold.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2021 11:38 AM IST
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mirabai Chanu during her event wore gold earrings shaped like Olympic rings.
By Avishek Roy, Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 11:14 PM IST
- Mirabai Chanu has less than two days remaining in the Games Village, but the diminutive lifter would like to make the most of that time, starting with a welcome pizza after spending months eating only according to her strict nutritional plan.
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2021 03:09 AM IST
- If the Olympics are meant to be more about the struggle than the triumph, then the stories that stand out are not those of dominance, but those of redemption. Redemption of the kind that Mirabai Chanu experienced in Tokyo on an extraordinary Saturday morning for Indian sport.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 09:41 PM IST
- Chanu didn’t give up for two reasons. A competitor from China who, like her, was a medal prospect in another category had a similar experience. And because Chanu’s mother simply told her, “thik ho jayega.”
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 05:36 PM IST
- Tokyo Olympics: "I was in tears seeing it and also during the moment she won the medal. Her father (Saikhom Kriti Meitei) was also in tears. Tears of joy,” said Mirabai Chanu's mother.
PTI | , Tokyo
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2021 02:46 PM IST
Bindra, India's lone individual Olympic gold medallist till date, also said that the feat will inspire a generations of Indians.
By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 02:19 PM IST
An Olympic medal was long overdue for the Chanu, who has proved her mettle as a fighter in the international arena time and again.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 02:02 PM IST
- Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s friends, relatives and neighbours watching her live on TV at Imphal in Manipur, screamed and celebrated in unison as soon as it was confirmed that she bagged the silver medal in Tokyo Olympics – India’s first of the Games.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 02:00 PM IST
- Mirabai Chanu nabbed the first medal for India at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. Bollywood stars such as Abhishek Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and many others took to social media to wish her.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 01:43 PM IST
- Current and former India cricketers like Shikhar Dhawan, Dinesh, Harbhajan Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Wasim Jaffer took to Twitter to congratulate Mirabai on her silver medal-winning performance in Tokyo Olympics.
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2021 03:05 PM IST
Tokyo 2020: Mirabai Chanu won the silver medal in 49kg weightlifting competition.
By Bhargab Sarmah, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2021 11:29 PM IST
- Since the disappointment of the Rio Games, Chanu has taken big strides in the sport and has firmly established herself as one of the medal contenders in the 49kg category at the Tokyo Olympics.