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The recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is an Indian weightlifter who represents Indian in international events since 2014 in the 48 kg category. She won the gold medal at the 2018 edition of Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast and every lift from her broke a CWG record and she sets a new CWG record with the 86Kg lift in snatch.
Her biggest achievement to date is when she clinches a gold medal at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships. For her contributions to the sport, she was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. Currently, she hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 8 August 1994, Mirabai Chanu will turn 26 years old in the year 2020. She seems to be tall with a height of 150 in centimeters and 4’11” in feet and inches. She is a well-built lady with body measurements of 28 inches breast, 24 inches waist, and 32 inches hips.
Being a Sports personality, she seems very fit and healthy and weighs 48 kg in kilograms and 106 lbs in pounds approximately. Her black eyes color and her dark brown hair make his personality even more rocking.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is not known or under revision.
Education / Family
Mirabai was born and raised up in Nongpok Kakching, Imphal East, Manipur, India and belongs to a Hindu family. She is born to her father Saikhom Kriti Meitei who worked as an employee at the Public Works Department and her mother Saikohm Ongbi Tombi Leima who worked as a Shopkeeper.
She has five siblings, a brother Saikhom Sanatomba Meitei and two sisters Saikom Rangita, Saikhom Shaya. The information about the remaining two siblings is not known at this moment. However, she didn’t reveal any information with regard to her education and educational qualifications.
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
|Birth Place||Nongpok Kakching, Imphal East, Manipur, India|
|Date Of Birth||8 August 1994|
|Age||26 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 150 cm
In feet inches – 4’11”
|Weight||In kilograms – 48 kg
In pounds – 106 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Home Town||Manipur, India|
|Fathers Name||Saikhom Kriti Meitei (an employee at the Public Works Department)|
|Mothers Name||Saikohm Ongbi Tombi Leima (Shopkeeper)
|Brothers||Saikhom Sanatomba Meitei
|Sister||Saikom Rangita, Saikhom Shaya|
Career / Fashion And Style
As per her career, she won the silver medal in the 48 kg weight category at the Glasgow edition of the Commonwealth Games. After that, she qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the women’s 48 kg category but failed to finish the event. Next, she won the Gold medal in the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships by lifting a competition record 194 kg in total.
She won the first gold medal for India in the Commonwealth Games 2018 by lifting a total of 196 kg, 86 kg in Snatch, and 110 kg in Clean and Jerk. In the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships, she won Bronze in Clean and Jerk at 49 kg Category.
She lifted a total of 201kgs (87kgs Snatch and 114kgs Clean & Jerk) to finish 4th at the 2019 World Weightlifting Championships. At the 2020 Senior National Weightlifting Championships, she lifted 203kgs (88kgs in Snatch and 115kg in Clean & Jerk,) in the 49kg category to win the gold medal and broke her personal record.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
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Some Interesting Facts About Mirabai Chanu
- Her full name by birth is Saikhom Mirabai Chanu.
- She was mentored by her coach Vijay Sharma.
- She set a new world record with 119kg lift in clean and jerk in 2021 at the Asian Championships.
- She was felicitated by the Chief Minister of Manipur with a cash prize of ₹2 Million (₹20 Lakh).
- In 2018, she was honored by the Padma Shri.
- Her zodiac sign is Leo.
- Her hobbies include Travelling and Listening to Music.
- She is the youngest child in her family.
- She is inspired by Kunjarani Devi’s performance at the 2004 Olympics.
- She had to travel 44 km daily for her training as there was no weightlifting center in her village.
- She was appointed as a Senior Ticket Collector in the Indian Railway in August 2015.