Mirabai Chanu wins gold medal at World Weightlifting Championship

Today, Mirabai Chanu has become the first Indian in over two decades to claim a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship in Anaheim, USA. She lifted 85kg in snatch and 109kg in clean and jerk to total an impressive 194kg in the women's 48kg. Olympic bronze medallist Karnam Malleshwari had won the top prize in worlds twice in 1994 and 1995.