Asian Weightlifting Championships: Mirabai Chanu sets 49kg world record in clean and jerk enroute to bronze medal
Chanu also confirmed her Tokyo Olympic spot as she has now competed in the six mandatory qualifying events.
World Weightlifting Championships 2019: Mirabai Chanu betters own national record but misses out on medal by 3kgs
Mirabai Chanu lifted a personal best in all the three sections. In snatch she lifted 87kg followed by 114kg in clean and jerk for a total of 201kg.
Asian Weightlifting Championship: Former world champion Mirabai Chanu misses out on 49kg bronze despite lifting personal best
Mirabai Chanu had missed the World Championships last year, a gold level Olympic qualifier, owing to a back injury which had also forced her out of the Asian Games in Jakarta