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Mirabai Chanu Biography, Age, Career, Medals, Achievements & Family

Mirabai Chanu full name Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is an Indian weightlifter. Meerabai is from Manipur, she was born on August 8, 1994 .Chanu, born in a poor family, is the youngest of six siblings in the village Nongpok Kakching, 20 km from Imphal. She plays in 48 kg category and has won World Championship and several medals at the Commonwealth Games. Meerabai Chanu has been nominated for the country’s biggest sports award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna .Check out Mirabai Chanu Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Caste, Family, Wiki & More..

Mirabai Chanu Biography

Mirabai Chanu Biography/Wikis

Real NameSaikhom Mirabai Chanu
Nickname Mirabai Chanu
ProfessionIndian weightlifter
Age24 Years
Date of Birth8 August 1994
BirthplaceNongpok Kakching, Manipur India
NationalityIndian
Zodiac SignLeo
HometownNongpok Kakching, Manipur India
SchoolsNot Known
CollegeNot Known
ReligionNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
Mirabai Chanu Twitter Handle@ChanuMirabai
Mirabai Chanu Instagram https://www.instagram.com/mirabai_chanu/
Mirabai Chanu FacebookNot Known

Srishty Rode Physical  Stats

Height(approx)In Centimeters 150 cm

In Meters  1.50 m

In Inches    5’ 11”

Weight(approx)In Pound 105 lbs

In Kilogram 48 kg

Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Body ShapeNot Known

Mirabai Chanu Family & Relatives

FatherNot Known
MotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
BrotherNot Known
Mirabai Chanu Husband

Unmarried

 

ChildrenNA
AddressNot Known

 

Lesser Known Fact About Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu used to take woods in the forest with his elder brother, once she lifted more woods than her elder brother, from then she started weightlifting.

In the childhood, Chanu’s village did not have a weightlifting center and therefore she had to travel 60 kms daily from train to do training.

Chanu started his journey in 2007 from Imphal Khuman Lankak Sports Complex.

At the age of 11 she became Under-15 Champion & at the age of 17 she made the title of Junior Champion.

Chanu’s first major breakthrough game at the Glasgow edition of the Commonwealth Games; she won the silver medal in the 48kg weight category.

Chanu qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the women’s 48 kg category, but failed to get medal.

In the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships held at Anaheim, CA, United States, she won the Gold medal in the Women’s 48 kg category.

mirabai chanu biography

In the Commonwealth Games 2018, Chanu lifted a total of 196 kg, 86 kg in Snatch and 110 kg in Clean and Jerk to win the first gold medal for India .

She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2018 by the Government of India for her contributions to the sport.

Chanu was felicitated by the Chief Minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh, who presented her with a cash prize of ₹2 million.

Chanu goes to play tournaments abroad, she takes rice from India. They boil India’s rice and eat it.

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