Weightlifting at National Games: Mirabai pips Sanjita for 49kg gold

Updated: Sep 30 2022 5:04PM

Gandhinagar, Sep 30 (PTI) Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu expectedly won the gold medal with a total lift of 191 kgs in the women's 49kg weightlifting competition at the 36th National Games here on Friday.

Mirabai, who had claimed the Commonwealth Games gold medal in Birmingham in August, walked away with the title after lifting 84kg in snatch and 107 kgs in clean & jerk.

Participating in her second National Games, Mirabai revealed that she was nursing an injury in her left wrist, due to which she didn’t go for her third attempts in both sections.