Mirabai Chanu | Weightlifting, Biography, Height, Net Worth
Mirabai Chanu’s Biography
Mirabai Chanu is a famous Indian weightlifter. Mirabai Chanu won the gold medal, India's third in the currently taking place CWG 2022, after lifting a total of 201 kg. At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, she took home the silver medal in the Women's 49 kg division.
Mirabai Chanu’s full name is Saikhom Mirabai Chanu. Mirabai Chanu’s birthday is on 8 August 1994. Mirabai Chanu’s age is 28 years as of 2022. Mirabai Chanu’s birthplace is Nongpok Kakching, Manipur, India. Mirabai Chanu’s zodiac sign is Leo. Mirabai Chanu’s height is 1.50 m or 4’11 in inches. Mirabai Chanu’s religion is Sanamahism. Mirabai Chanu’s weight is 49 kgs.
Mirabai Chanu has won many medals in the Commonwealth Games and the World Championships. She received the Padma Shri from the Indian government for her services to the game. Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna, a sporting honour, was given to her by the Indian government in 2018.
At the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Mirabai Chanu took home the silver medal in the women's 48 kg weight division. She later broke the games record to win the gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Her greatest accomplishment before the 2020 Summer Olympics was winning the gold medal at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim, California. She currently holds the 49 kg category Clean & Jerk world record.
Mei Iklaba Thamoi, a Shumang Leela based on the life of Mirabai Chanu, was released on September 19, 2021. It is directed by Shougrakpam Hemanta. Seuti Films has also announced a biographical Manipuri feature film about Mirabai Chanu. Manaobi MM will write the screenplay, while OC Meira will direct the film.