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Tokyo Olympics 2020, Indian Results At A Glance On Day 1: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Gives Historic Start

Jul 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won India's first medal at Tokyo 2020. India are attempting to surpass their best medal haul of six at London 2012

Fish And Rice Waiting For Mirabai Chanu, Tokyo 2020 Silver Medallist Visited Home 'Five Times In Five Years'

Jul 24, 2021 PTI

Competing in her second Olympics, Chanu claimed the silver medal in the 49kg category with a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg)

Abhinav Bindra Hails Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Says Silver Will 'Serve As Reminder Of Joy' In This COVID Gloom

Manipur's Mirabai Chanu, 26, lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) to better Karnam Malleswari's bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu's Mother In Tears As Daughter Sports 'Good Luck' Earrings She Gifted In Tokyo Olympics

Jul 24, 2021 PTI

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu ended India's 21-year wait for a weightlifting medal at the Olympics by clinching a silver medal in the 49kg category

Silver-lining For India As Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Basks In Tokyo Olympics Limelight

The diminutive Manipuri broke down after realising that she has secured a medal and hugged head coach Vijay Sharma in jubiliation

24 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu's Performance Motivates Every Indian, Hails PM Narendra Modi


Mirabai lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) to better Karnam Malleswari's bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics and open India's account in Tokyo

24 July, 2021

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Wins Silver In Weightlifting, India's First Medal At Tokyo Olympics 2020

Outlook Web Bureau

Mirabai lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) to better Karnam Malleswari's bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics

23 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics 2020, Day 2: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Only Silver Lining As Shooters, Archers Disappoint - Highlights

Outlook Web Bureau

Chanu atoned herself for 2016 Rio debacle, while Indian shooters, archers and boxers disappointed. Catch the highlights and updates of Indians competing on day 2 of Tokyo 2020.

23 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics, Weighlifting Preview: Golden Chance For Saikhom Mirabai Chanu To Exorcise Ghosts Of Rio Games


Competing in the 49kg category, Chanu is being considered a sure shot medal prospect for India as her personal best of 205kg is only second to China's Hou Zhihui's effort of 213kg

23 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Day 2 Full Schedule And Where To Get Live Streaming Of India's Events

Outlook Web Bureau

Saturday will be Day 2 of Tokyo 2020. Shooters, boxers, archers and hockey players begin their campaign. Watch them live

18 July, 2021

Mirabai Chanu: Indian Weightlifting's Lone Ranger At Tokyo Olympics


Mirabai Chanu will be the lone Indian weightlifter at the Olympics. Here's a look at her strengths and weaknesses


16 July, 2021

Indian Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Lands In Tokyo Ahead Of Olympics


Chanu, India's lone weightlifter at the Olympics, landed in Tokyo along with national coach Vijay Sharma and assistant coach Sandip Kumar

21 June, 2021

Laurel Hubbard: First Transgender Athlete Set To Compete At Tokyo Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

Hubbard was among five weightlifters confirmed Monday in New Zealand's team for Tokyo. At 43, she will also be the oldest weightlifter at the games

12 June, 2021

Mirabai Chanu Qualifies For Tokyo Olympics, Confirms International Weightlifting Federation


The 26-year-old from Manipur has qualified on the basis of her standings on IWF's Absolute Ranking list.

10 May, 2021

Why Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Can Give India A Flying Start At Tokyo Olympics

Jayanta Oinam

Weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is a big medal hope in the 49kg class. Chinese lifters will be her main rivals in Tokyo

29 April, 2021

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Reveals Heartbreak, Says Players Need Psychologist A Lot


Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who had a disappointing outing at the 2016 Rio Games, said she was able to come back to her normal self after consulting a psychologist

20 April, 2021

Asian Weightlifting Championship: Lifter Achinta Sheuli Finishes Second In Men's 73kg


The Asian Weightlifting Championship is a gold level qualifying event of the Tokyo Games. The points gathered from this event will come in handy when the final rankings for the Olympics are made.


18 April, 2021

Jhilli Dalabehera Lifts Gold At Asian Weightlifting Championship


Jhilli Dalabehera's gold was India's second medal after Saikhom Mirabai Chanu smashed the world record in the clean and jerk category enroute a bronze medal

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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