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Mirabai Chanu lifts Gold in EGAT Cup in Thailand

Mirabai Chanu lifts Gold in EGAT Cup in Thailand

World champion Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won a gold medal at the EGAT Cup in Thailand.

Chanu won the 48kg category gold with an effort of 192 kg in the silver level Olympic qualifying event. 

The tournament is one of the qualifying events for 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Chanu shot to fame after winning gold for India at the Commonwealth Games in 2018 with an effort of 196kg – 86kg in snatch and 110kg in clean and jerk, a Games record and also her personal best.

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