Olympic medalist S Mirabai Chanu was accorded a warm reception by the Manipur Weightlifting Association in Imphal..
CorCom stated that it is truly proud of this 26-year-old, precious daughter of Manipur who won a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics..
The Olympic silver medallist extended her gratitude to her parents, coach and all the well wishers
Mirabai not only won a medal for the country but brought the most beautiful laurel for the state and for all the Manipuris, KIM president Khaimang Chongloi said.
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh also announced that Olympian Judoka Likmabam Sushila Devi would be promoted from the post of constable to Sub-Inspector.
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu made history by winning India’s first medal at Tokyo Olympics,
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu from Manipur won the silver medal in the women’s 49 kg weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics 2020..
"Could not have asked for a happier start to @Tokyo2020!...," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.