Chanu's Gold at the 2022 CWG marks her second consecutive Gold at the event.
Mirabai Chanu lifted 88 kgs in the snatch round in her second attempt and managed a lead of 12 kgs.
Chanu now has three Commonwealth Games medals, an Olympic medal, and a World Championships medal.
With this win, the 27-year-old brought home India’s third medal of the day as well as overall.
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is one of the top performers in the 15-member weightlifting contingent for CWG 2022.
Since the 2010 Commonwealth Games, India have been consistently represented by over 200 athletes at the quadrennial showpiece and this edition is also expected to see a sizeable Indian contingent.
Indian athletes achieved remarkable feats in Tokyo 2021, finishing with its best-ever performance.
Mirabai did not forget her trucker friends who helped her in her journey.
CM also handed over a cheque of INR 1 crore and an appointment letter to Mirabai in the reception function where the star athlete's family and relatives were also present.
While she received a grand reception at the airport, it was a festive atmosphere in the whole of Imphal.
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