New Delhi: Manipur’s star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won silver at the 2022 World Weightlifting Championships in Colombia.
The Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu won silver at the 2022 World Weightlifting Championships after beating the Tokyo 2020 champion Hou Zhihua of China.
This was Mirabai’s second medal at the World Weightlifting Championships. She had won gold in 2017 with a lift of 194 kg (85 kg plus 109 kg).
Mirabai lifted a combined weight of 200 kg (87kg in snatch and 113kg in clean and jerk), while Zhihua could lift 198 kg (89kg in snatch and 109 kg in clean and jerk).
This was Mirabai’s second medal at the World Championships
The star Indian weightlifter Mirabai had recently won the Commonwealth Games 2022 gold.