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CWG 2022 India DAY-2 LIVE: Mirabai Chanu wins FIRST GOLD FOR INDIA in CWG 2022, dominates women 49kg final to clinch gold in Birmingham

CWG 2022 India DAY-2 LIVE: Mirabai Chanu wins FIRST GOLD FOR INDIA in CWG 2022, dominates women 49kg final to clinch gold in Birmingham

CWG 2022 India DAY 2 – Mirabai Chanu wins GOLD: Mirabai Chanu impressed once again impressed to win gold in the women’s 49 kg category in weightlifting on Saturday. She stood atop the podium with an overall lift of 201kg in the final, which was a one-sided affair. It was India’s first gold medal of […]

CWG 2022 India DAY 2 – Mirabai Chanu wins GOLD: Mirabai Chanu impressed once again impressed to win gold in the women’s 49 kg category in weightlifting on Saturday. She stood atop the podium with an overall lift of 201kg in the final, which was a one-sided affair. It was India’s first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games 2022 as well. Follow CWG 2022 live updates with InsideSport.IN

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Mirabai capped off a solid day for India in weightlifting. It was India’s third medal in the sport in Birmigham. Sanket Sargar and Gururaja Poojary won silver and bronze in the men’s 55 and 61 kg category.

To be fair, there was no competition for Mirabai in the final. There was a difference of 29 kgs between the champion and the silver medalist. It just shows the class of Mirabai, who had also won the Tokyo Olympics silver last year.

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CWG 2022 India DAY-2 LIVE: Mirabai Chanu wins FIRST GOLD FOR INDIA in CWG 2022, dominates women 49kg final to clinch gold in Birmingham

Her last three years in the international arena

  • 2019 EGAT cup International Weightlifting Championship Gold Medalist
  • 2019 Commonwealth Senior Championship Gold Medalist
  • 2019 6th Qatar International Cup Gold Medalist
  • 2020 Asian Championship Bronze medalist
  • 2021 Olympic Games Silver medalist

It is important to note that she attained a new Games record in the snatch category with a lift of 88kg. She even tried 90, but failed. In the clean and jerk, the Indian lifter had a best of 113kgs.

Miraba, who started Weightlifting in the year 2008 in Imphal, has become a household name in India. She currently trains in the National Camp in Patiala under the watchful eyes of her coach Vijay Sharma.

India Today in CWG 2022Check Complete Schedule for DAY 2 of the GAMES for India

Badminton: 1:30 PM: India vs Sri Lanka in Mixed Team Event – Group Play Stage – Group A

Athletics: 1:30 PM: Men’s Marathon Final (Nitendra Singh Rawat)

Weightlifting: 1:30 PM: Men’s 55kg Final (Sanket Mahadev Sargar)

Table Tennis: 2 PM: India vs Guyana in Women’s Team – Group 2

Cycling: 2:32 PM: Women’s Sprint Qualifying (Triyasha Paul, Mayuri Lute)

Swimming: 3.06 PM: Men’s 200m Freestyle – Heat 3 (Kushagra Rawat)

Cycling: 3:11 PM: Women’s 3000m Individual Pursuit Qualifying (Meenakshi)

Weightlifting: 4:15 PM: Men’s 61kg Final (Gururaja)

Table Tennis: 4.30 PM: India vs Northern Ireland in Men’s Team – Group 3

Cycling: 4:52 PM: Men’s 4000m Individual Pursuit Qualifying (Dinesh Kumar, Vishavjeet Singh)

Boxing: 5 PM: Hussamuddin Mohammed vs Amzolele Dyeyi in Over 54Kg-57kg (Featherweight) Round of 32

Squash: 5 PM: Ramit Tandon vs Christopher Binnie in Men’s Singles Round of 32

Squash: 5:45 PM: Sunayna Sara Kuruvilla vs Aifa Azman in Women’s Singles – Round of 32
Joshana Chinappa vs Meagan Best in Women’s Singles – Round of 32

Squash: 6:15 PM: Saurav Ghosal vs Shamil Wakeel in Men’s Singles – Round of 32

Lawn Bowls: 7:30 PM: India vs Cook Islands in Men’s Pairs – Section C – Round 3

Weightlifting: 8 PM: Women’s 49kg Final (Mirabai Chanu)

Cycling: 8:32 PM: Men’s Keirin – First Round (David Beckham Elkatohchoongo, Esow Alben)

Artistic Gymnastics: 9 PM: Women’s Team Final and Individual Qualification – (Ruthuja Nataraj, Protistha Samanta and Praniti Naik)

Lawn Bowls: 10:30 PM: India vs Canada in Women’s Fours – Section D – Round 4

Badminton: 11:30 PM: India vs Australia in Mixed Team Event – Group Play Stage – Group A

Hockey: 11:30 PM: India vs Wales in Women – Pool A

Boxing: 12 AM: Lovlina Borgohain vs Ariane Nicholson in Over 66kg-70kg (Light Middle) – Round of 16

Weightlifting: 12:30 AM: Women’s 55kg Final (S Bindyarani Devi)

Boxing: 1 AM: Sanjeet vs Ato Leau Plodzicki-Faoagali in Over 86kg-92kg (Heavyweight) – Round of 16

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