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Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Last Updated: 23 Jun, 2022 | Views: 18

Age: 27

Profession: Sports Women

Other Profession(s): Weightlifter

Higher Education: Graduate

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
08 Aug, 1994
Birth Country
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Imphal East
Birth Place
Nongpok Kakching
Birth Sign

About Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

About (profile/biography)

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is one of the most famous weightlifters in India. She won the gold medal in a local competition when she was 11 years old. Mirabai Chanu took his training at the sports academy in Manipur. Mirabai Chanu yanked rides with truck drivers carrying sand. After getting the Gold medal in Olympics Games, she touched their feet as a sign of respect and offered her gratitude to him.


In 2014: She got her breakthrough in the Glasgow Edition of Commonwealth in the 48kg category and won the silver medal.

In 2016: Mirabai Chanu qualified for the Rio Olympics in the 48kg category, but she could not get any medal.

In 2017: She participated in World Championship and won the gold medal in the Women's 48 kg category by lifting a competition record 194 kg in total (85 kg snatch and 109 kg clean & jerk).

In 2018: The Player was a part of the Commonwealth Games held on the Gold Coast and won Gold Medal.

In 2020: Mirabai Chanu participated in Summer Olympics in Tokyo and won Gold Medal In the category of 49kg.

Awards and Achievement

In 2018: She received the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.

In 2018: Mirabai Chanu received the fourth highest civilian award, Padma Shri.

Unknown Facts

In 2021: Shougrakpam Hemanta directed the film Mei Iklaba Thamoi which was based on the life of Mirabai Chanu.

Mirabai Chanu received ₹20 lakh (US$26,000) from the Government of Manipur for his performance in the World Championship.

Physical Stats

In Centimeters 150 cm
In Meters 1.50 m
In Feet & Inches 4'11"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 49 kg
In Pounds 108 Ibs
Eye Colour
Hair Colour
Dark Brown

Family Details

Father's Name
Saikhom Kriti Meitei
Mother's Name
Saikohm Ongbi Tombi Leima
Saikhom Sanatomba Meitei
Saikom Rangita, Saikhon Shaya

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