Was Very Emotional When National Anthem Played After My Win: Mirabai Chanu On Clinching Gold In CWG 2022

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  • Jul 31, 2022;
Tokyo Olympic silver medallist Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won a gold medal with a combined lift of 201kg in the Women's 49kg final at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on July 30. "Commonwealth Games is the first event I am playing after Tokyo Olympics. I won a gold for the country, I am elated. I'd never done 88kg and I did it this time, even touched upon 90kg. I am happy about it," said Mirabai Chanu.  "I was very emotional when the National Anthem played after my win, everyone was singing it at the top of their voice. I was touched," she added. (Video Credit: ANI)