Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh, July 24
India is elated by weightlifter Mirabai Chanu's stupendous performance and the country couldn't have asked for more to begin with.
"Could not have asked for a happier start to Tokyo2020! India is elated by Mirabai Chanu's stupendous performance. Congratulations to her for winning the Silver medal in weightlifting. Her success motivates every Indian," Modi tweeted with the hashtag 'Cheer4India', the Prime Minister tweeted.
Could not have asked for a happier start to @Tokyo2020! India is elated by @mirabai_chanu’s stupendous performance. Congratulations to her for winning the Silver medal in weightlifting. Her success motivates every Indian. #Cheer4India #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/B6uJtDlaJo— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 24, 2021
Punjab Chief Minister wrote: "Our first medal! Congratulations to Saikhom Mirabai Chanu for winning Silver at Tokyo Olympics with a combined lift of 202 kg in women's 49kg weightlifting event. India is super proud of your accomplishment".
Our first medal! Congratulations to Saikhom Mirabai Chanu for winning Silver at Tokyo Olympics with a combined lift of 202 kg in women's 49kg weightlifting event. India is super proud of your accomplishment. pic.twitter.com/QkTSzeFcDS— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) July 24, 2021
Heartiest congratulations to Mirabai Chanu for starting the medal tally for India in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 by winning silver medal in weightlifting.— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) July 24, 2021
भारत को #Tokyo2020 में पहला पदक (रजत पदक) दिलाने पर वेटलिफ्टर खिलाड़ी @mirabai_chanu को हार्दिक बधाई एवं शुभकामनाएं।— Manohar Lal (@mlkhattar) July 24, 2021
मुझे पूर्ण विश्वास है कि हिंदुस्तान के कई खिलाड़ी जापान से ढेरों पदक लेकर स्वदेश लौटेंगे। #Cheer4India pic.twitter.com/uOsj0uwhxZ
Mirabai Chanu ended India's 21-year wait for a weightlifting medal at the Olympics by clinching a silver medal in the 49 kg category to open the country's account in Tokyo on Saturday.
- India get first silver medal in Tokyo Olympics as weightlifter Mirabai Chanu shines
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