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Olympic medalist Mirabai Chanu restarts training for upcoming events


IMPHAL: Mirabai Chanu after winning a silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics is all set to prepare herself for upcoming events.

According to the reports, the Indian weightlifter resumes her training keeping Paris Games- 2024 in mind.
“Back in action! #missionparis2024,” Mirabai Chanu tweeted.
Meanwhile, Mirabai Chanu in an interview request everyone to support girls in the field of sports.

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She said, “When I started, I was just 14 years old, I had to go through many problems. Earlier, were not many facilities and my family had to go through a lot. I had to deal with hardships but my family fully supported me during my training days. My parents always encouraged me to follow my dream. I am happy that I could fulfil their dream. I received a lot of support from the government. I request everyone to support girls who want to enter the field of sports.”
“I have been lucky that my family loves sports, the support of family is really important. The government always supports us now, I hope they keep supporting us in the same manner. Players from India really work hard, if the young generation gets the desired support, they will do us proud”, she further added.
Recently, the player was felicitated by Indian Weightlifting Federation.
She tweeted, “Feeling honoured to be recognised by Indian Weightlifting Federation for our hardwork and efforts. I would like to thank the federation for their continuous support and looking forward to achieving greater heights. #missionparis2024”.

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