Mirabai Chanu’s 55kg section dismissed in Commonwealth Games 2022
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Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s entrance in the ladies’ 55kg classification at the 2022 Commonwealth Games has been dismissed, and that implies she will move back to her pet 49kg division to contend at the quadrennial meet in Birmingham.
The Indian Weightlifting Federation
The Indian Weightlifting Federation had prior intended to enter Chanu in the higher 55kg division to boost India’s decoration chances at the Live CWG, to be held from July 28 to August 8. The Manipuri pro, who had previously equipped for the CWG 49kg occasion graciousness of being the highest level Indian weightlifter in the division, acknowledged the proposition. She then, at that point, made the 55kg cut by winning gold at the Singapore Weightlifting International in February, which was the last CWG qualifying occasion.
Tokyo Olympics Silver Medalist
Be that as it may, an adjustment of section rules by the International Weightlifting Federation shut the Tokyo Olympics silver medallists’ possibilities of contending in the 55kg at CWG 2022. As per the new rule, a nation’s highest level weightlifter in a classification fits the bill for the CWG yet assuming they pull out, the following best lifter doesn’t get the compartment naturally. According to the old rule, the spot would have gone to the following best or qualified lifter.
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Mirabai Chanu’s kindred Manipuri lifter Bindyarani Devi is the highest level Indian lifter in the 55kg division. Bindyarani should climb to the 59kg division on the off chance that Mirabai might have partaken in the 55kg according to the IWLF’s underlying plans, an olympics.com report said on April 10.
Jhilli Dalabehera was supposed to take up Chanu’s spot in the 49kg division while Poppy Hazarika was to be India’s entrance for the 64kg occasion. After the most recent turn of events, previous title holder Mirabai Chanu will move back to her 49kg for the Commonwealth Games while Bindyarani Dev and Poppy Hazarika will contend in the 55kg and 59kg, separately. India will have no access for the ladies’ 64kg at this point.
The 27-year old Chanu is the authoritative Commonwealth Games champion in the ladies’ 49kg and all her significant global distinctions, including the Olympic silver and big showdowns gold decoration, have come in the 48/49kg class. She additionally holds the world record for quick lift (119kg) in the division.