New Delhi. Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who won the first silver medal for India in the Tokyo Olympics 2020, is in Mumbai these days. Mirabai Chanu first met Sachin Tendulkar in Mumbai. After this she also met Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. Mirabai Chanu described meeting Salman Khan as a dream come true. Mirabai Chanu shares picture from meeting with Salman Khan. Salman Khan has also given his reaction on Chanu’s tweet.
Mirabai Chanu was the first Indian to win a medal at the Tokyo Olympics. She lifted a total of 202 kg (87 kg + 115 kg) to win the silver medal in the women’s 49 kg category. Mirabai Chanu, who returned to India after winning the medal, was warmly welcomed by the whole country. After returning to the country, Mirabai Chanu respected the truck drivers who used to give her a lift to the academy during her training days. This move of Chanu was also highly praised across the country.
Mirabai Chanu is being respected all over the country. Mirabai went to Mumbai in connection with an event and met Salman Khan there. Sharing Salman Khan’s tweet, Chanu wrote, “Thank you very much Salman Khan sir. I am a big fan of yours and it was like a dream come true for me.”
Earlier, Salman Khan had tweeted sharing a picture with an Indian weightlifter. Salman Khan tweeted and wrote, “Silver medal winner Mirabai Chanu, happy for you. Lovely meeting with you… best wishes are always with you.”
Mirabai Chanu is the second Indian after Karnam Malleswari to win an Olympic medal in weightlifting in two decades. Malleswari won the bronze medal in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Mirabai Chanu has dominated India after becoming the first woman in the country to win a silver in weightlifting at the Olympics last month. Entire nation is celebrating her success with Mirabai Chanu