Gold Medalist Mirabai Chanu withdraw her name from Asian Games in Jakarta

Gold Medalist Mirabai Chanu withdraw her name from Asian Games in Jakarta

Mirabai Chanu had to withdraw her name from Asian Games due to his back pain

World champion weightlifter and 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medalist Mirabai Chanu withdraw their name from Asian Games in Jakarta on 18 August. Mirabai Chanu, suffering from an injury problem, decided to take the decision after preparing for the Olympic qualifiers.

Manipur’s weightlifter Mirabai Chanu had pain problems in the lower part of the back. However, She started training in spite of this. But her pain increased Earlier, chief coach Vijay Sharma had said in an interview that Mirabai Chanu should not participate in Asian Games. After this, Mirabai Chanu demanded relief from the Indian Weightlifting Association.

Vijay said that the pain of Mirabai has started again and he would not like to risk the increase in injury. Doctors say that their ligament has minor injuries, so they are not able to appear in MRI and the city scan.

He also said that such incidents would continue to happen in future if doctors and physicians were not allotted for game injuries. Sharma said that if there is still no appointment to world-class sports specialist doctor or physician for lifters, then there may be more such cases in the future. India’s Chief Coach Vijay Sharma had said that considering the fitness of Chanu, She should go back to the Asian Games and focus on the Olympic qualifiers to be held in November this year.

When asked about the possibility of returning to Mirabai, Coach Sharma has said that she is currently undergoing treatment in Mumbai and she is in constant touch with the doctors. The Olympic qualifier is in November and it’s a long time and he expects that by then she will recover from it.

Importantly, Mirabai Chanu won the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games held in Australia’s Gold Coast this year. In addition, She won the gold medal in 48 kg category in the World Championship in November last year.SHe performed his best in the Commonwealth Games, won 196 kg (86kg +110 kg) gold medal, it is also a national record. Chanu has also been honored with the prestigious Padma Shri award by Government of India.

With withdrawing names from their Asian Games, the Indian team was shocked. Because she was considered as the biggest candidate for the gold medal in the program. Although it has made the Indian supporter disappointing, considering the injury of Chanu, it is a good resolution, because if they play with back pain, they probably will not be able to perform according to their ability. In addition, his injury increases the fear of more injury and the danger of being out of the Olympic qualifiers.

Who is Mirabai Chanu?  Mirabai is the Indian Weightlifter. She is 24 years old and she had given India the first gold medal in weightlifting in the Commonwealth Games. Meerabai is a resident of Manipur and has been honored by Padma Shri Award by the Indian Government as well as the Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh of Manipur has honored Mirabai by giving a check of 20 lakhs.

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