The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on Saturday affirmed that star Indian lifter Mirabai Chanu has equipped for the forthcoming Tokyo Olympics in the ladies' 49kg classification.
Chanu, the 2017 best on the planet in weightlifting, had gotten her place in Tokyo by winning a bronze decoration in the Asian Championship in Tashkent in April with a world record in quick lift.
The 26-year-old from Manipur has qualified based on her standings on IWF's Absolute Ranking rundown. The Indian lifter is positioned second in the 49kg class with 4133,6172 focuses in her kitty.
"Numerous congrats to #TOPSAthlete weightlifter @mirabai_chanu who has equipped for #Tokyo2020 after @iwfnet distributed its Absolute Ranking rundown where she is set second in the ladies' 49 kg," Sports Authority of India (SAI) tweeted.
Chanu was before positioned fourth yet North Korea's withdrawal from the Olympics lifted the Indian to second place.
This will be Chanu's second appearance in the Olympics, five years after a baffling excursion in Rio, where she neglected to lift any of the loads in quick lift to quit the show-stopper.
In the men's 67 kg classification, India's Jeremy Lalrinnunga is positioned twelfth and lost the mainland amount to Korea's Hak Myeongmok, however the 18-year-old actually gets an opportunity to qualify.
The last rundown will be delivered on June 25.
China's Hou Zhihui is highest level in 49kg with 4926,4422 focuses.
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