Bindyarani Devi: Saturday (July 30) was a very good day for India in the Commonwealth Games 2022. On Saturday, India captured 4 medals in weightlifting events. In which one gold, two silver and one bronze medal are included. Sanket Sargar gave India the first medal in weightlifting. Sanket opened an account with Silver. Gururaja Pujari won the bronze with a weight of 269 kg. Tokyo Olympic medalist Mirabai Chanu put the first gold in the country’s bag with 202 kg. By the end of the day, another medal fell in India’s bag and that too silver. Bindiyarani Devi gave silver medal to India in the 55 kg weight category of women’s weightlifting.
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- Who is the silver girl Bindiyarani Devi?
- How was the journey so far?
- Glad to win silver
- Will try gold next time
- PM Modi also congratulated
Who is the silver girl Bindiyarani Devi?
Bindiyarani Devi, who put silver in India’s bag in the Commonwealth Games 2022, hails from Manipur. Bindiyarani was the first Taekwondo player. She herself has told that I used to play Taekwondo earlier. She used to play Taekwondo from 2008 to 2012, but then decided to do weightlifting. He told that I had a problem of height, so I had to shift. Everyone said my height is ideal for weightlifting.
How was the journey so far?
Silver winner Bindiyarani made her international debut at the 2016 World Youth Championships held in Penang, Malaysia and finished 10th. In 2019, he won a gold medal in the South Asian Games. Bindiyarani also won gold in the Commonwealth Championship in the year 2019. Let us tell you that Bindiyarani has trained under the guidance of Anita Chanu, who was the coach of star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu.
Glad to win silver
Bindiyarani scored a score of 86 in the snatch in the 55 kg weight category of women’s weightlifting, while a score of 116 in the clean and jerk. Meaning that he has won the silver medal while scoring a total of 202 kg. Bindiyarani Devi looked very happy after winning the silver medal.
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Will try gold next time
After winning the silver medal, Bindiyarani told the media that I played in the Commonwealth for the first time and I am very happy to win the silver. Today was the best performance of my life. However, gold slipped out of my hands. When I was on the podium, I was not in the center. I will try to do better next time.
PM Modi also congratulated
PM Modi has also congratulated Bindiyarani on winning the silver medal. PM Modi tweeted that congratulations to Bindiyarani Devi for winning the silver medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022 held in Birmingham. PM Modi said that this achievement is an expression of his tenacity and it has made every Indian very happy. I wish them all the best for their future endeavours.
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