Mirabai Chanu’s gold highlights Day 1 for India at 2018 Commonwealth Games



India collected its first gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games when Mirabai Chanu won the 48-kilogram weightlifting competition, shattering the Games record. Chanu lifted more than double her body weight with 103 kg, 107kg and lastly a 110 kg lift to take gold and better her silver medal at the 2014 Games in Glasgow. The day began for India with P Gururaja winning silver in the 56 kg weightlifting event behind Malaysia’s Muhammad Izhar Ahmad. The first day of the CWG saw gold medals for…

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