First Gold medal for India, Mirabai Chabu lifts gold in Women's Weightlifting in CWG2018
India got its first gold medal in Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018. Mirabai Chanu grabbed this gold in the 48kg category and set a Commonwealth games recordby lifting a total of 196 kgs in snatch and clean and jerk combined. With this, India now has two medals. Earlier, Gururaja Poojary won silver in the 56 kg category weightlifting.
Indeed a proud moment for #India!Congratulations #MirabaiChanu for claiming the first gold for #India in 48kg & Creating the Games record /#Commonwealth record by lifting 196 kg in total. Well done for the glorious performance! #GC2018 #SAI #TOPS pic.twitter.com/0uDzzD1ap5— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) April 5, 2018
wonderful day for India secured one gold and one silver medal both in weightlifting. Other athletes are also doing well in CWG 2018 to make India proud. – WindowTo News
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