CWG 2022: Manipur celebrates Mirabai Chanu’s gold | Commonwealth Games 2022 News – Times of India

IMPHAL: Manipur burst into celebrations as Mirabai Chanu clinched the primary gold medal for India on the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
Residents of Nongpok Kakching in Imphal East district, Chanu’s native place, have been glued to the tv units on Saturday evening. As her Gold was confirmed, they burst into pleasure.

Her mom Tombi Devi mentioned she couldn’t sleep on the evening earlier than the competitors, and was solely praying for her victory.
“I’m so pleased with her. We stayed up late final evening to see her occasion. Now, her sisters, relations and the neighbours are celebrating with the tricolour, and a few indulging within the conventional Thabal Chongba dance,” she mentioned.

Chanu (49kg) went on a record-smashing spree, claiming 4 of them in a power-packed efficiency, to bag India’s first gold medal on the Video games on Saturday.
The Olympic silver medallist obliterated the Video games report in clear and jerk in addition to complete elevate.

Chief Minister N Biren Singh mentioned he was tremendous pleased with Manipur’s “famous person daughter”.
“There is not any higher feeling than seeing our tricolour fly excessive on the world stage. The whole nation is pleased with you Mirabai,” he mentioned.

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