Meet Mirabai Chanu, the Manipuri weightlifter who made India proud by clinching gold at World Championships
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The 34-year-old Sushil was last seen in action at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games where he finished with a gold.
Kunhi was among the three coaches who were issued show-cause notices after 400m runner Jithin Paul was handed a provisional suspension following a raid by the National Anti Doping Agency
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has both the potential and the right guidance to make a mark at the Olympics and change the face of Indian weightlifting.
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