Mirabai Chanu won gold at EGAT Cup in Thailand

Mirabai Chanu notched up gold at EGAT Cup in Thailand

Question: Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has won a gold medal at the EGAT Cup in Thailand in which of the following weight category?
(a) 65kg
(b) 48 kg
(c) 52 kg
(d) 58 kg
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has won gold medal at the EGAT Cup in Thailand.
  • World champion Chanu won the 48kg category gold with an effort of 192 kg in the silver level Olympic qualifying event. Japan’s Miyake Hiromi (183kg) claimed the silver, while the bronze went to Papua New Guinea’s Loa Dika Toua (179kg).
  • The 24-year-old Manipuri weightlifter Chanu made this time a strong comeback as she lifted 82 kg in snatch and 110 kg in clean and jerk to finish for the top position.
  • The points from the events will count in the final rankings for the Tokyo 2020.

Links:
http://www.newsonair.com/News?title=Mirabai-Chanu-notched-up-gold-at-EGAT-Cup-in-Thailand&id=359391
https://sports.ndtv.com/weightlifting/mirabai-chanu-wins-gold-at-egat-cup-first-after-injury-1990068

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