• Wed. Apr 17th, 2024

2022 World Weightlifting Championships: Mirabai Chanu wins silver

Olympics Silver medalist Mirabai Chanu wins silver in 2022 World Weightlifting Championships in Bogota, Colombia.

Chanu lifted a combined weight of 200 kg, with 87kg in snatch and 113kg in clean and jerk. China’s Jiang Huihua won gold with a combined lift of 206 kg (93kg plus 113kg).

This was Chanu’s second medal at a World Championships after having earlier won gold in the 2017 World Championships.

The 2022 World Championships are the first qualifying event for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Earlier this year Chanu had clinched Commonwealth Games gold.

 

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