New Delhi: Mirabai Chanu created history at Tokyo Olympics. He gave India the first medal by winning silver in the 49 kg category of weightlifting. India’s legendary cricketers have also expressed their happiness.
21 year drought in weightlifting ends
India has got a medal in weightlifting after 21 years. Earlier, Karnam Malleswari had won bronze in weightlifting for the country in the Sydney Olympics 2000.
Sachin salutes Chanu
India’s great cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has congratulated Mirabai Chanu. At the same time, Virender Sehwag wrote, ‘Amazing, Indian woman is heavy on all.’ VVS Laxman is also feeling proud about this moment. Let’s take a look at what Indian cricketers said about Chanu.
Absolutely amazing display of weightlifting.
The way you have transformed yourself after your injury and clinched a historic silver for #TeamIndia is absolutely stupendous.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 24, 2021
Bhartiya Naari Sab par Bhaari.#MirabaiChanu , remember the name.
Thank you for making us all proud @mirabai_chanu , and winning us a Silver at the Olympics. Many more to come. #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/2KQwMvNuRz
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 24, 2021
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 24, 2021
— Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad) July 24, 2021
— parthiv patel (@parthiv9) July 24, 2021
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) July 24, 2021
— Munaf Patel (@munafpa99881129) July 24, 2021
Well done #MirabaiChanu
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) July 24, 2021