Saikhom, you legend: Chris Hemsworth congratulates Mirabai Chanu for her CWG gold medal

Twitter went into overdrive to celebrate Chanu’s success, and Chris Hemsworth was one of her fans. He praised the Indian “legend” but added a Thor twist.

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Mirabai Chanu once again made the whole of India proud. Chanu kept her word and won India’s first gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. she bagged the gold medal in the women’s 49 kg weightlifting event by lifting a total of 201 kg.

Social media was all of her success as everyone was appreciating her. Following Chanu’s breakthrough in Birmingham, there were wild celebrations throughout the entire nation. Folk dance was performed in her hometown of Imphal to celebrate receiving the award.

Meanwhile, after winning silver and gold in the Glasgow and Gold Coast editions, respectively, Chanu, 27, now has three medals total. Twitter went into overdrive to celebrate Chanu’s success, and Chris Hemsworth was one of her fans. He praised the Indian “legend” but added a Thor twist.

“Time for Thor to give up his hammer,”  Hemsworth was mentioned in a tweet by a fan who was celebrating Chanu’s outstanding performance at the Games. “She is worthy! Congrats, Saikhom, you legend,” Hemsworth reacted via Twitter.

Chanu also acknowledged the comment by Hemsworth by Tweeting a post that had his comment about her.

The night before the tournament, her mother, Tombi Devi, claimed she was unable to sleep since she was only praying for her daughter to win.