Bollywood celebrities are proud of Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu after her big win at Tokyo. Dia Mirza, Swara Bhaskar, Anil Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, among other notable personalities took to Twitter to congratulate Mirabai.
‘Mr. India’ actor, Anil Kapoor wrote, “Congratulations @mirabai_chanu !! This is incredible!! #TeamIndia #Cheer4India.” Abhishek Bachchan wrote, “Congratulations @mirabai_chanu on bringing India a silver medal in weightlifting and giving us a strong start!”
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) July 24, 2021
Whereas, Riteish Deshmukh said, “Congratulations #mirabai & thank you for making India proud. #Olympics #silver – Jai Hind #MirabaiChanu.” Dia Mirza wrote, “This is precious #MirabaiChanu @mirabai_chanu Creates history by winning Olympic silver for #Weightlifting #Cheer4India #TeamIndia.”
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 24, 2021
Swara Bhaskar said, “SO many congratulations #MirabaiChanu !!!!!! May you go looooong and strong!!!!”
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) July 24, 2021
“Congratulations #MirabaiChanu for opening our account in the #OlympicGames with your #silver thank you for all your hard work and that competitive spirit” Randeep Hooda tweeted.
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) July 24, 2021
Talking about her remarkable win, the athletic said, “I am very happy that I have won the medal. The entire country was watching me and they had their expectations, I was a little nervous but I was determined to give my best. In 2016, I did not have a good show but it proved as a learning curve for me and I got to know where I need to improve. I worked really hard for this.”
Mirabai Chanu heaved a total of 202 kg while her four thriving attempts across the tournament. Whereas, China’s Zhihui Hou won the gold medal and created a new Olympic Record after lifting a total of 210kg, while Indonesia’s Windy Cantika Aisah was rewarded with a bronze after lifting a weight of 194kg.