Mirabai Chanu is a famous professional Indian Weightlifter player. She has played many national and international championships in the Weightlifting category such as Commonwealth game, Olympic, world championship, etc. She has also won many respected awards. Let’s see more information below: –
Mirabai Chanu’s Personal Information
|Real Name||Saikhom Mirabai Chanu|
|Date of Birth||8 August 1994|
|Birthplace||Nongpok Kakching, Imphal, Manipur, India|
|Age (in 2021)||26 Years|
|Home Town||Imphal, Manipur, India|
|Father||Saikhom Kriti Meitei|
|Mother||Saikhom Ongbi Tombi Leima|
|Brother||Saikhom Sanatomba Meitei, etc|
|Sister||Saikhom Rangita, Saikhom Shaya, etc|
|Height||4’11 Feet’s 150 CM 1.50 M|
|Weight||49 Kg 106 lbs|
|Hobbies||Listening to music, and Travelling|
Some Fact About Mirabai Chanu
Mirabai Chanu having huge fan following on social media platforms such as in Instagram having 300K, in Facebook having 50K, and in Twitter having 120K.
Mirabai’s father is a good employee in the public works department and her mother is a shopkeeper.
Chanu started her weightlifting career at the age of 14 years older.
Mirabai follows Kunjarani Devi. she told in an interview Kunjarani Devi is my inspiration for weightlifting.
In 2011, Chanu won gold medals at the “South Asian Junior Games” and the “International Youth Championship”.
In 2016, Chanu qualified for the “Rio Olympics” in the women’s 48 kg category.
In 2017, Chanu won the gold medal in the Women’s 48 kg category at the “World Weightlifting Championships” (U.S.A).
In 2019, Chanu won the bronze medal in the Women’s 49 kg category at “Asian Weightlifting Championships”.
In 2018, Chanu breaks her own record to lifted 203 kgs at World Weightlifting Championships.
In 2020, Mirabai won the silver medal in the Women’s 49 kg category at “Summer Olympic” (Tokyo). And also becoming the 1st Indian weightlifter to win silver in Olympics.
After a won the silver medal in Olympics in 2020, the Government of Manipur gives her ₹1 crore rupees gift.
List of Mirabai Chanu’s Medals: –
1). Silver Medal at Commonwealth Games (2014).
2). Gold Medal at World Championships (2017).
3). Bronze Medal at Asian Champioships (2020).
4). Silver Medal at Olympic Games (2020).
List of Mirabai Chanu’s Awards: –
1). Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2018).
2). Padma Shri (2018).