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Here’s How Mirabai Chanu Inspired Tiger Shroff To Do 140 Kg Weight Squats

Mirabai Chanu Inspired Tiger Shroff
Mirabai Chanu Inspired Tiger Shroff : Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has made the country proud by winning the first medal at Tokyo Olympics. She picked up a silver medal for India on July 24 losing to China’s Hou Zhihu, who lifted 94 kgs to secure the gold medal. A lot of celebrities took to social media to congratulate the Manipuri athlete for her spectacular win.

However, it was interesting to note how actor tiger Shroff acknowledged her victory.  Through his Instagram handle, he posted a video where he can be seen weightlifting. The caption of the video read, “140 kgs and counting…So so inspired to get stronger and go beyond my limits thanks to #mirabaichanu. What a performance! go team india! #tokyoolympics.”

Here is the Instagram post.

Hailing from Nongpok Kakching in Imphal, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu earlier won a Gold Medal for India at the Commonwealth Games in 2018 and a Silver Medal in 2014. The Manipuri weightlifter also won a Gold Medal at the 2017 Anaheim World Championship in the 48kg category. She was felicitated with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2018. Read more. 

Mirabai Chanu post victory

In an interview, Chanu said, “This will encourage women to enter weightlifting. I want to tell everyone that they should encourage girls to enter sports.” She also added that she is looking forward to eat pizza since she hasn’t eaten it for a long time. She has been eating salad for last four years to prepare for the Olympics. She also hopes to spend some time with her family and especially her mom now as Olympics preparation had always kept her on her toes. Read more about her plans post Olympics win.


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