Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag leads wishes for Mirabai Chanu as she wins silver at Tokyo Olympics 2020

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  • Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 on Saturday.

  • Cricket fraternity congratulated Mirabai Chanu on her achievement.

Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag leads wishes for Mirabai Chanu as she wins silver at Tokyo Olympics 2020
Mirabai Chanu (Pic Source: Twitter)
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Saikhom Mirabai Chanu became the first Indian weightlifter to win silver medal in Olympics on Saturday. The 26-year-old weightlifter won silver in the Womenโ€™s 49kg category, opening Indiaโ€™s tally at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

โ€ ๐— ๐—œ๐—ฅ๐—”๐—•๐—”๐—œ ๐—–๐—›๐—”๐—ก๐—จ! Absolutely amazing display of weightlifting. The way you have transformed yourself after your injury and clinched a historic silver for #TeamIndia is absolutely stupendous. You have made India very proud,โ€ tweeted batting legend Sachin Tendulkar.

โ€œGhazab. Bhartiya Naari Sab par Bhaari.#MirabaiChanu, remember the name. Thank you for making us all proud
@mirabai_chanu, and winning us a Silver at the Olympics. Many more to come,โ€ wrote former India opener Virender Sehwag.

The news has gone viral on social media, with thousands of congratulatory messages pouring in for Mirabai Chanu. Her name along with #CongratulationsIndia is trending on Twitter, as delighted fans are wishing Chanu on her record feat.

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