Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Profession: Indian Weightlifter

Brother of Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Saikhom Sanatomba Meitei

Father of Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Saikhom Kriti Meitei (an employee at the Public Works Department)

Mother of Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Saikohm Ongbi Tombi Leima (Shopkeeper)

Sister(s) of Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Saikom Rangita, Saikhom Shaya

Awards, Honours, Achievements of Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Felicitated by N. Biren Singh (the Chief Minister of Manipur) with a cash prize of ₹2 Million (₹20 Lakh)
Padma Shri in 2018
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for Weightlifting in 2018

Information about Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

she went on to break the games record en route to the gold medal at the 2018 edition of the event held in Gold Coast  Saikhom Mirabai Chanu was born on 8 August 1994 in Nongpok Kakching, Imphal, Manipur  Does Saikhom Mirabai Chanu drink alcohol?: Not known  Chanu had won the silver medal in the women s 48 kg weight class at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow  Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is an Indian weightlifter. A regular presence in international events since 2014 in the 48 kg category  She could easily carry huge bundle of firewood to her home which her elder brother found it hard to even pick up.  She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India for her contributions to the sport  Chanu has won the World Championships and multiple medals at the Commonwealth Games  she won the Gold medal in the Women's 48 kg category by lifting a competition record 194 kg in total (85 kg snatch and 109 kg clean & jerk) in the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships held at Anaheim, CA, United States  she won the silver medal in the 48 kg weight category  Does Saikhom Mirabai Chanu smoke?: Not known  Her biggest achievement came in 2017, when she won the gold medal at World Weightlifting Championships held in Anaheim, United States  Her family identified her strength from an early age when she was just 12  Chanu's first major breakthrough game at the Glasgow edition of the Commonwealth Games  She was awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards by the Government of India for year 2018 

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