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Watch: Champion Mirabai Chanu Wins Gold in CWG 2018

April 6, 2018, 12:31 AM IST India India
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Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won the first gold medal for India in the 21st Commonwealth games. Competing in the 48 kg event the 23 year old broke the record in the snatch category, lifting 86 kg in her third attempt. In the clean and jerk category, she lifted 110 kg and broke her personal record, which was 194 kg. Now, her personal best stands at 196 kg. Her nearest but still a very distant rival, Amanda Braddock of Canada failed to complete a single lift.