Tokyo Olympics: Mirabai Chanu landed in Delhi on Tuesday and received a warm welcome.© ANI/Twitter
Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who won the silver medal in women’s 49kg category at Tokyo Olympics, arrived in Delhi on Monday. She was pictured at the airport. News agency ANI reported that she underwent a mandatory RT-PCR test upon arrival at the airport. Chanu brought home India’s second medal in weightlifting as she lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg), finishing behind China’s Hou Zhihui.
Delhi: Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu arrives at the airport from Tokyo.
— ANI (@ANI) July 26, 2021
Chanu ended India’s 21-year wait for a weightlifting medal at the Olympics. Previously, Karnam Malleshwari had won the bronze medal at 2000 Sydney Games.
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