Mirabai Chanu wins gold at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship

Last Updated: Jul 09 2019 19:36
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WEIGHTLIFTING- Mirabai Chanu lifted a total weight of 191 kg to win gold medal in 49kg event on the first day of the Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championship.

The Indian contingent won 13 medals that included eight gold, three silver and two bronze medals in senior, junior and youth categories.

The championships is an Olympic qualifying event. The qualification process for the 2020 Olympics is based on the performances of the weightlifters in six events over a period of 18 months out of which the four best results logged by a lifter will be considered.