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Mirabai Chanu’s tweet on meeting her family after two years wins hearts

Mirabai Chanu's tweet about meeting her family prompted people to share varied comments.
By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2021 11:19 AM IST
Mirabai Chanu shared this image of her family on Twitter.(Twitter/@mirabai_chanu)

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu gave India its first medal at Tokyo Olympics 2020. She won the silver medal in the women's 49 kg category. Since her win, people are taking to various social media platforms to share different kinds of posts. Among them, a share by the athlete herself has now won people’s hearts. The post details how she felt after meeting her family after two years. There is a possibility that her post will win you over too.

“This feeling of meeting my family after a long span of 2 years is beyond words. I'm grateful to each one of you for showing faith in me and supporting me. Thank you Ema and baba for all the sacrifices you made for me to reach at this level,” Mirabai Chanu wrote. Her post is complete with two images of her with her family members.

Take a look at the post:


Since being shared, the post has gathered more than 56,000 likes and the numbers are quickly increasing. People, other than talking about her heartening post, also expressed their reactions on her win.

“You're one of the power-packed women of India! Enjoy the moment with your dear ones. Wish you reach greater heights,” wrote a Twitter user. “Family is one of the boosting factors behind every successful champion. Congratulations @mirabai_chanu and whole family on winning silver medal and making India proud,” shared another. “Simplicity,” posted a third.

What are your thoughts on the post shared by Mirabai Chanu?

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