Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has made India proud by creating history after clinching yellow medal on day two of the Commonwealth Games 2022. Now, Mirabai has bagged two successive gold medals for India in the mega event. 

Mirabai is also a silver medal winner from Tokyo Olympics. Here we have come up with five facts of the star athlete which you may not be aware of:

Pizza lover

Mirabai Chanu is a pizza loverMirabai Chanu is a pizza lover

After winning the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, Mirabai had revealed that she is a pizza lover. She further said that the first thing she was going to do when she goes back to India was eating lots of Pizzas, her favourite food item she had not had in years.

Sachin Tendulkar fan


Mirabai Chanu is a Sachin Tendulkar fanMirabai Chanu is a Sachin Tendulkar fan

The top weightlifter is a big Sachin Tendulkar fan. She met the Master Blaster when she arrived in India after scripting the Olympic glory.

Foodie athlete

Mirabai Chanu is a foodieMirabai Chanu is a foodie

The top athlete from India is a foodie. She loves to gorge on food and coffee. However, she has a tough training regime and she cannot eat her favourite food during the season.

Emotional weightlifter

Mirabai Chanu is an emotional weightlifterMirabai Chanu is an emotional weightlifter

Mirabai is the first lifter and second Indian woman to clinch an Olympic silver after tennis star PV Sindhu. The top athlete is an emotional person. She was found shedding tears when she heard national anthem at the medal ceremony of the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

Yoga exponent


Mirabai Chanu is a yoga exponentMirabai Chanu is a yoga exponent

Mirabai is pretty serious about her training and does it very hard. Amid her tight training, she manages to find time for yoga on a regular basis. As per the top weightlifter, yoga keeps her calm and quiet during tense moments in life and sports.