New Delhi: Indian athlete has started the Tokyo Olympics campaign on a positive note and on the first day of the Olympics Games Mirabai Chanu has won a silver medal in the 49kg category.
The 26-year-old lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg). Chinese weight lifter Hou Zhihui won a gold medal with an effort of 210kg (94kg+116kg), while Aisah Windy Cantika of Indonesia took home the bronze with an effort of 194kg (84kg+110kg).
Congratulating Mirabai Chanu, PM Modi twitted “Could not have asked for a happier start to Tokyo2020”
Union Youth Affairs & Sports Minister Anurag Thakur also congratulated Mirabai