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Mirabai Chanu Bio, Husband, Net Worth, Career Prizes, Social-handles and More

Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is well-known for her numerous victories. She won India’s first medal in the Tokyo Olympics in the women’s 49 kg event. She won numerous medals at the Commonwealth Games. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu’s bio, husband, net worth and other information are all listed below.

Mirabai Chanu Biography

Mirabai Chanu is the short name of Saikhom Mirabai Chanu. Her diet is not vegetarian. She practises Hinduism. Her profession is weightlifting. Her horoscope is a Leo.

Mirabai Chanu was born in Nongpok Kakching, Imphal East, Manipur, India on Monday, August 8, 1994. Her mother Saikhom Ongbi Tombi Leima owns a shop at home. Her father Saikhom Kriti Meitei works as a government employee at Public Works Department.

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Mirabai is the youngest of her five siblings. Her family first noticed her strength in lifting weights when she was just 12 years old. She effortlessly carried a large bundle of firewood to her house after her brother, Saikhom Sanatomba Meitei, failed to hoist it on his head.

Mirabai Chanu Husband

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu’a marital status is still single. She is unmarried.

Mirabai Chanu Net Worth

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu’s estimated net worth is Rs. 1 crore, according to media reports. She is a remarkable weightlifter from India and has won numerous awards, medals, and cash rewards from the Indian government. She also holds an official position with the Indian government as a ticket collector.

Mirabai Chanu Career

She officially began her career, when Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won the first gold medal in weightlifting at school at the age of 11. Mirabai then trained and won the national weightlifting competition. She captured a silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in the 48 kg weightlifting category.

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Saikhom Mirabai Chanu later qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics to compete in the 48 kg weightlifting division, although she was unsuccessful on her third attempt.

She earned the gold medal in the 49 kg weightlifting category at the 2017 World Championships in Anaheim. She won the 48 kg weightlifting division at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

In the 49 kg division of the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championship, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu also took home a bronze medal. She won the 49 kg division gold medal at the Senior National Weightlifting Championships in 2020.

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, the first Indian weightlifter to earn a silver medal for India in the 49 kg division at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, won the silver medal.

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Saikhom Mirabai Chanu set an Olympic record by lifting 115 kg.

Mirabai Chanu Awards, medals and Cash prizes

– The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna was given to her in 2018 by the Indian government.

– She became a part of the Swachch Bharat Mission.

– The Indian government gave her the Padma Shri honour in 2018.- The Manipur government awarded her a monetary prize of Rs. 20 lakh in 2017 for winning the gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championships.- She was awarded a financial reward of Rs. 50 lakh by the Indian government in 2021.

– She was awarded a financial reward of Rs. 1 crore by the Manipur government in 2021.

-In 2021, she received a monetary award of more than Rs. 10 crore from an Indian private donor for her victory at the Tokyo Olympics.

Mirabai Chanu Social Sites handle

Facebook: s.mirabaichanu

Twitter: mirabai_chanu

Instagram: mirabai_chanu

Kunjarani Devi is her ideal for lifting weights. She stated at an interview that

“When I was a kid, I first saw Kunjarani Devi, the sport looked so appealing, I was baffled at how she was lifting such heavyweights. So I told my parents that I wanted to do this, with much reluctance they agreed. In our state, you can compare Kunjarani to weightlifting and Sania Mirza is to tennis. Every Manipuri girl wanted to be like her. I saw Kunjarani Devi’s performance at the 2004 Olympics and dreamt of podium glory.”


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