Saikhom Mirabai Chanu. (Photo: Twitter/@mirabai_chanu)
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu. (Photo: Twitter/@mirabai_chanu). Image Source: IANS News

Tokyo, July 24 : Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won India's first medal in the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, claiming silver in the women's 49kg weightlifting.

Mirabai had a total lift of 202kg - 87kg in snatch and 115kg in clean and jerk as she finished second behind China's Hou Zihui 210kg (94 & 116) who set an Olympic record in snatch.

Indonesia's Aisah Windy Cantika took the bronze medal with an aggregate of 194kg.

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-- The story has been published from a wire feed without any modifications to the text

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