The Tokyo Olympics started with a blast for India. In weightlifter Mirabai Chanu getting to be the second person silver medallist. At the Games from the nation.
It at that point went through a quiet as the shooters. And bowmen fizzled to live up to desires. Before a wave of inspiration came back with the exhibitions of the men’s and women’s hockey teams.
PV Sindhu’s bronze medal gives victory to the nation. All of which came to a crescendo with Neeraj Chopra winning. He got a historic Javelin toss gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
India ended up outperforming. Their previous best tally at an Olympics of six medals. Which the unexpected accomplished in 2012. Also, London Olympics, with Neeraj’s gold being their seventh medal. It came within the final event of the Tokyo Games. In addition, they highlighted an Indian at the closing.
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A few of India’s greatest medal hopes were in action. On the first day of the Olympics itself. In the shape of Mirabai, competing in the women’s 49kg weightlifting category. The gun shooters Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma. Also, the rifle shooters Elavenil Valarivan and Apurvi Chandella.
Saurabh Chaudhary ruled the capability. But could only finish seventh within the finals. He had a distant better much distant better time. Then the other shooters may not reach the finals.
However, Mirabai Chanu, who was India’s sole passage in weightlifting. Also, finished up becoming India’s first Olympic medallist. In the sports game way back in 2000. The minute Manipuri lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg). Additionally, superior Malleswari’s execution more than two decades ago. With this effort, Mirabai too exorcized the phantoms of the 2016 Games. Where she had fizzled to log a single legitimate lift. She left her smashed at the game.
“Finally it has happened, I got the silver medal. 5 years of hard work has borne fruit. I am very happy, I don’t have words. I want to say thank you to all my supporters, coach, family, and weightlifting federation of India,” Mirabai told India Today.
“I’m very sad after failing in the Rio Olympics. Then I won the gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, after that, I thought of keeping an Olympic ring with me. That is when I dreamt of winning an Olympic medal and that’s when I made this earring and kept it with me. This silver medal is the result of all the sacrifices I have made in my life,” Mirabai also said.
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