Mirabai Chanu Bags Silver at World Championship

Mirabai Chanu

Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won a silver medal at the World Championships with a total lift of 200kg, here on Wednesday.

The Tokyo Olympic silver medallist, competing in 49kg category, managed to lift 87kg in snatch and in clean and jerk her best effort was a lift of 113kg.

The Indian finished behind China’s Jiang Huihua, who won the gold with a total effort of 206kg (93kg+113kg) while her compatriot and Tokyo Olympics champion Hou Zhihua 198kg (89kg+109kg) took home the bronze medal.