Mirabai Chanu News
Asian Weightlifting Championships: Mirabai Chanu finishes disappointing sixth after trouble with dodgy hip
The Tokyo Olympics silver medallist, competing in the 49kg category, managed to lift 85kg in snatch and 109kg in clean and jerk for an underwhelming overall effort of 194kg.
Mirabai Chanu to spearhead Indian challenge at Asian Weightlifting Championships, unlikely to target 90kg snatch lift
Besides Chanu, Jeremy Lalrinnunga and Achinta Sheuli will be aiming to shine in their first event since winning gold at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham last year.
Mirabai Chanu, Tokyo Olympics silver-medallist, wins BBC Indian Sportswoman Of The Year
Mirabai Chanu, 28-year-old weightlifter from Manipur, became the first athlete to win the award twice in a row after bagging it in 2021 as well.
2022 Rewind: The rise of Indian sports as Neeraj Chopra, Mirabai Chanu, lawn bowls team shine
Looking back at what Indian sports achieved in 2022 as Commonwealth Games and other major events grabbed the headline.
Mirabai Chanu: 'Winning World Championship medal tougher than Olympics'
Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu recently won a silver at World Weightlifting Championship despite battling an injury.
Mirabai Chanu wins World Championship silver: 'Had wrist pain, but always ready to push myself for my country'
Mirabai Chanu clinched the silver medal at the 2022 World Weightlifting Championships with a total lift of 200kg at the event in Bogota.
Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal at World Weightlifting Championships
Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 200kg with 87kg in snatch and 113kg in clean & jerk to finish behind Jiang Huihua and ahead of Olympic champion Hou Zhihua
Mirabai Chanu-led Indian weightlifting contingent enter World Championships with eye on Paris Olympics
Olympic silver medallist Chanu, Commonwealth Games medallists S Bindiyarani Devi (59kg), Achinta Sheuli (73kg) and Gurdeep Singh (+109kg) will all be in action for the first time since the Birmingham Games.
World Weightlifting Championships 2022: Mirabai Chanu to spearhead Indian campaign, Jeremy to miss due to injury
Former world champion Mirabai Chanu will return to action for the first time since the Commonwealth Games.
National Games 2022: Mirabai Chanu pips Sanjita for 49kg gold
Mirabai Chanu expectedly won the gold medal with a total lift of 191 kgs in the women's 49kg weightlifting competition at the 36th National Games
Mirabai Chanu, Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Achinta Sheuli to skip Asian Championships; to attend camp in US for World meet
Senior weightlifters will miss this year's Asian Championships opting to focus on the World meet instead, which is a qualifying event for the Paris Olympics.
'Legend': Thor actor Chris Hemsworth calls Mirabai Chanu worthy of lifting Mjölnir
The actor who is known for playing the role of Marvel superhero Thor and lifting the Mjölnir a hammer in the Norse mythology was mighty impressed by Chanu’s real-life display of strength.
Commonwealth Games: Manipur goes wild with celebrations after Mirabai Chanu's weightlifting gold
Residents of Nongpok Kakching in Imphal East district, Chanu's native place, were glued to the television sets on Saturday night. As her Gold was confirmed, they burst into joy.
Commonwealth Games: 'India strikes Gold', Twitterati hail Mirabai Chanu for clinching yellow metal in Birmingham
Mirabai, who lifted a total of 201kg on Saturday, successfully defended her title from four years ago, when she had clinched gold at the Gold Coast CWG Games in 2018.
Commonwealth Games: Mirabai Chanu clinches India's first gold medal; breaks her Games record
Tokyo Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu defended her Commonwealth Games title with a gold medal in the 49kg category in Birmingham on Saturday in a lopsided contest.
India at CWG 2022: Mirabai Chanu and weightlifters to push for record medal haul
Weightlifting national coach Vijay Sharma is confident of Indian team improving on 2018 show, and also elaborates Mirabai Chanu's Commonwealth Games plans.
'Won't affect India's medal haul': Head coach on Mirabai Chanu's 55kg entry rejection for CWG
The Indian Weightlifting Federation had wanted to field Chanu in the 55kg weight division to maximise India's medal haul in the CWG to be held from 28 July to 8 August.
Mirabai Chanu wins 'BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year' award
Young India opener Shafali Verma was awarded the The BBC Emerging Player' award. The first Indian woman to have won a medal at the Olympics in 2000, former weightlifter Karnam Malleswari was presented the BBC Lifetime Achievement' award.
Mirabai Chanu to begin CWG and Asiad preparation in US this week
The 27-year-old and India weightlifting head coach Vijay Sharma will fly to St. Louis, USA on Thursday night for at least a month-long stay.
Singapore Weightlifting International: Mirabai Chanu clinches gold, qualifies for CWG 2022 in 55kg
Competing in the 55kg weight class for the first time, Chanu lifted 191kg (86kg+105kg) to stand on top of the podium in an uncompetitive field.