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Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is an Indian weightlifter and a winner of the Silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. She secures the first medal for her country India in the games or Women’s 49 Kg. She is also a winner of the World Championships and various medals at the Commonwealth Games. Check Mirabai Chanu Latest News Update, Age, Weight, Height, Religion, Biography, Belongs to which State Everything You Need To Know About it.

The government of India honors her with the Padma Shri award for her work in sports. Mirabai is the first Indian lifter who wins the silver medal at the Olympics for India. She is also honor with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by the Government of India.

She is the winner of the silver medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow for the Women’s 48kg category. Check out more details about the Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu here on this page.

Mirabai Chanu Latest News Update

Mirabai Chanu an Indian weightlifter lifts the spirits. She says she forgot where she was standing while she laughs. It was a thought that she is dreaming.

During her event at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, she shows her strength by successfully lifting up four of her six lifts. She smoothly lifts the 110kg in her first attempt itself and it was pretty clear India’s first medal is are in this category.

She misses her last attempt but it was nothing to worry about as she was trying to lift up the 117kg Mirabai’s total is 202 Kg which is just 8 Kg less than the gold medalist of the category. The gold medalist of the category is Hou Zhihui of China.

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Mirabai Chanu Biography

Full NameSaikhom Mirabai Chanu
ProfessionIndian Weightlifter
BornAugust 8, 1994 (Age 26)

Mirabai Chanu Physical Stats

Height centimeters – 150 cm
meters – 1.50 m
feet inches – 4 ft 11 in
Weightkilograms – 49 kg
punds – 108 lb

Mirabai Chanu Personal Life

Date of BirthAugust 8, 1994
Age (as of 2020) 26 Years
BirthplaceNongpok Kakching, Imphal East, Manipur, India
ParentsFather: Saikhom Kriti Meitei (PWD employee)
Mother: Saikhom Ongbi Tombi Leima (Shopkeeper)
SiblingsBrother: Saikhom Sanatomba Meitei
Sisters: Saikom Rangita, Saikhom Shaya
She has total 5 siblings
Marital StatusUnmarried

Mirabai Chanu Awards

She is a winner of the national and international awards for her game. The government of India honors her with the highest sporting honor of India and the fourth highest civilian award of India.


  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2018)
  • Padma Shri (2018)


  • Rs. 20 lakhs for gold medal in 2017 World Weightlifting Championships by the Government of Manipur
  • Rs. 10 lakhs for qualifying into 2020 tokyo Summer Olympics from Government of Manipur
  • Rs. 50 lakhs for Silver Medal at 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics from Government of India.
  • Rs 1 crore for Silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics from Govermnet of Manipur.

Mirabai Chanu Medal Records

She is the winner of various medals for India in the weightlifting category She is the winner for medals at the Olympic Games, World Championships, Asian Championships, Commonwealth Games.

Here is a list of all her medals in the games.

Olympics Games

SilverTokyo 202049 kg

World Championships

Gold2017 Anaheim49 kg

Asian Championships

Bronze2020 Tashkent49 kg

Commonwealth Games

Silver2014 Glasgow48 Kg
Gold2018 Gold Coast48 kg

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