Tokyo/IBNS: As the world's biggest sporting carnival Olympics held under the shadow of Covid19 came to an end in Tokyo, India attained its best result winning seven medals, including its maiden athletics Gold, two silvers and four bronzes. And notwithstanding a celebratory gold and the best medal tally so far, the country missed some more medals narrowly besides a string of other disappointments.
The current crop of Indian women athletes, some of them competing at the Tokyo Olympics, establish that despite many hurdles, from humble backgrounds to social pressure, they too can, finds Ranjita Biswas.
Imphal/UNI: Olympic silver medalist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu was accorded a hero’s welcome in Manipur as she landed at the Imphal international airport on Tuesday.
Imphal, July 26 : Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday announced that the state government decided to appoint Olympic Silver Medalist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu as Additional Superintendent of Police (Sports) in the Police department.
Mirabai Chanu will have free pizzas for life, thanks to Domino's India. The multinational pizza chain responded to the weightlifter, who said in an interview to NDTV after winning silver in 49 kg category on July 24 that pizza was the first thing she wanted to eat.
Tokyo/IBNS: True to the expectation, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu from Manipur won the first medal for India bagging a silver in 49 kg women weight lifting while the country had a mixed luck in other events on the second day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Saturday.
New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Saturday spoke to silver medalist Mirabai Chanu and congratulated her over the Tokyo Olympics achievement.
Tokyo/IBNS: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu excelled where it mattered most and won the silver medal to start India's campaign in auspicious note on the opening day of the competition in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games in women's 49 kg category Saturday morning.
Tokyo/IBNS: Registering India's first medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won a silver in the women's 49 kg category.
Gold Coast, Apr 5 (IBNS): Indian weight-lifter Mirabai Chanu took the top spot in the women's 48 kg weight lifting division at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.
Gold Coast, Apr 5 (IBNS): Gururaja Poojary has opened India's medal account at the Commonwealth Games by clinching silver in the 56 kg category weightlifting on Thursday, reports said.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IBNS): Mirabai Chanu became the first Indian in over two decades to win the Gold in World Weightlifting Championships, according to media reports.