The Olympics have just begun and we, the people, have already got a reason to celebrate as the Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu brought a medal home.
Mirabai Chanu has won a silver medal in the women’s 49 kg category weightlifting. Despite the nationwide excitement for her achievement, a video has surfaced online in which Mirabai’s family and neighbors from Manipur can be seen cheering her accomplishment.
Recently speaking to NDTV, Mirabai Chanu expressed that she would like to eat pizza as she was following strict and healthy diet for the past few years. The pizza chain, Domino’s, has promised her free pizzas for life for bringing the medal home. The tweet of Dominos India reads as “@Mirabai_chanu Congratulations on bringing the medal home! You brought the dreams of a billion+ Indians to life and we couldn’t be happier to treat you to FREE Domino’s pizza for life Congratulations again!!”.
Mirabai Chanu, the 26-year-old athlete, won a silver medal in the 49-kg women’s weightlifting category on Saturday which marks India’s first medal in the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The netizens took to their Twitter handles to share the achievement of Mirabai Chanu. One of the Twitter user wrote as “What an amazing start to India’s @Tokyo2020 campaign. Congratulations @mirabai_chanu for making us all proud and bringing us glory. Super happy” while another wrote “We watched each second you were on screen. You were strong 135 crore India hope . Your smile and your determination made this success story epic for upcoming generation. Take a bow Power house lady @mirabai_chanu Your lifetime fan, A”.
#WATCH | Manipur: Family and neighbours of weightlifter Mirabai Chanu burst into celebrations as they watch her win the #Silver medal for India in Women's 49kg category. #OlympicGames pic.twitter.com/F2CjdwpPDc
— ANI (@ANI) July 24, 2021
@Mirabai_chanu Congratulations on bringing the medal home! 🙌🏽🥈You brought the dreams of a billion+ Indians to life and we couldn’t be happier to treat you to FREE Domino’s pizza for life 🍕😊
Congratulations again!! #DominosPizza #PizzasForLife #Tokyo2020 #MirabaiChanu https://t.co/Gf5TLlYdBi
— dominos_india (@dominos_india) July 24, 2021
What an amazing start to India's @Tokyo2020 campaign. Congratulations @mirabai_chanu for making us all proud and bringing us glory. Super happy #mirabaichanu #weightlifting #silver #GoIndiaGo #TeamIndia #TokyoOlympics #Tokyo2020
Congratulations 🇮🇳💐💐 pic.twitter.com/OGFpwmcnJg
— Sylu Serrao (@sylutkm) July 24, 2021
We watched each second you were on screen. You were strong 135 crore India hope . Your smile and your determination made this success story epic for upcoming generation.
Take a bow Power house lady @mirabai_chanu
Your lifetime fan,
— AlertCitizenCop (@AshuCrix) July 24, 2021
Heartiest congratulations to @mirabai_chanu on winning the first Olympic medal. 1.3 billion indian proud of you . You r an inspiration .
🙌 🇮🇳#Cheer4India #TokyoOlynpics2020 #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/5Pz5c8ZJYj
— sunny singh (@sunny_sisma) July 24, 2021
Heartiest congratulations mam 😇💐👏
You have made India n all Indians proud. Jai Hind 🇮🇳🇮🇳
— Sonali (@Shona20082016) July 24, 2021
— Sunny Hinduja (@hinduja_sunny) July 24, 2021
Proud of you Mirabai!! You bring pride to our Nation! May Krishna bless you to reach heights ❤️
— Shilpa Nair (@shilpamdas) July 24, 2021
Like Mirabai, you were devoted to winning an Olympic medal & have made us all proud
You came back from injury to get us Olympic silver after 21yrs
You didn’t just lift weights,but weight of expectations of 130+ crore Indians
More power to U, “Miracle Mirabai” #Cheers4India
— Pallavi (@pallavict) July 24, 2021
What a stupendous performance, you are an perfect example of women empowerment.The whole country is so proud of you.
— Luna Banerjee (@BanerjeeLuna) July 24, 2021
— Vinay Prasad L R (@vinayprasadlr) July 24, 2021
You made India proud once again with your wonderful performance.keep it up and once again congratulations to you 🎊 🎊 🎊 🎊 🎊 🎊 🎊 🎊 🎊 🎊 🎊 🎊 🎊 🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳
— Amit die hard Srkian (@AmitKum32463769) July 24, 2021
Wow wow wow you made us proud with your silver punch 💪🥈💪very first day in #Tokyo2020…..Chanu delighted, we all delighted ❤❤❤❤
"Mahri chhoriyan kisi se kam hai ke" 🥳❣
— Nitesh Nishu (@nitesh_nishu44) July 24, 2021