Former world champion Mirabai Chanu earned a bronze medal at the Asian Weightlifting Championships on Saturday. Also set a new world record in clean and jerk.
Mirabai also secured a place in the six mandatory qualifying Olympics. Mirabai, 26, lifted 86 kg in snatch and 119 kg in clean and jerk. Mirabai broke the previous world record of 118 kg in clean and jerk. China’s Hao Zhihui won the gold, while Jian Huhua won the silver.
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