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Indian Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Biography, & More

You might have seen people discriminating between boys and girls. Right! But many of the legends are born in this world to remove this difference. One among them was tagged as Mirabai Chanu. You would get to know about her lifestyle, career, achievements, awards, BF, and more. 


The full name of this legend comes as Saikhom Mirabai Chanu. She has made an awesome career as a weightlifter. Mirabai Chanu got born on 8th August 1994 in Manipur. She has done great hard work to become a weightlifter from her family’s condition. 


Real NameSaikhom Mirabai Chanu
NicknameMirabai Chanu
ProfessionIndian Weightlifter
Date of Birth8 August 1994
Age (as of 2021)26Years
BirthplaceNongpok Kakching, Imphal East, Manipur, India
Zodiac signLeo
HometownManipur, India
HobbiesTravelling, Listening to Music
SchoolNot Know
College/UniversityNot Know
Education QualificationNot Know

Physical Appearance

Height (approx)in centimetres- 150 cm
in meter- 1.50 m
in feet & inches- 4’11”
Weight (approx)in Kilogram- 49 kg
in pounds- 108 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx)Not Know
Eyes ColourBlack
Hair ColourDark Brown

Family, Siblings, Relationship

Marital StatusUnmarried
Husband/ SpouseN/A
ParentsFather– Saikhom Kriti Meitei (an employee at the Public Works Department)

Mirabai Chanu with her father Saikhom Kriti Meite
Mother- Saikohm Ongbi Tombi Leima (Shopkeeper)

Mirabai Chanu with her mother Saikohm Ongbi Tombi Leima
SiblingsBrother- Saikhom Sanatomba Meitei

Saikom Rangita, Saikhom Shaya

She has 5 siblings.

Mirabai Chanu family


  • The family of Mirabai has identified the strength at the very young age of 12. She could easily lift the firewood bundle, which even her older brother can’t. 
  • After this, she got down to the international stage at 20 years and won the silver medal. 
  • Mirabai has achieved success in her career after the Asian junior championship. 


DebutCommonwealth Games 2014
Event49 kg
Coach/MentorVijay Sharma

Mirabai Chanu with her coach Vijay Sharma
Country (sports)India


  • Mirabai has got the prize of around 2 million rupees from the chief minister of Manipur. 
  • She has got the award for Padma Shri in 2018. 
  • Mirabai also secured the trophy of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2018. 
Mirabai Chanu received Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
Mirabai Chanu received Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
  • She set a new world record with an incredible 119kg lift in clean and jerk at the Asian Championships held in Tashkent In April 2021.
  • Mirabai Chanu secured the silver medal 犀利士 strong>and became the first Indian to win an Olympic medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games in the Women’s 49kg category.
Mirabai Chanu wins Silve in 49 kg category at Tokyo 2020
Mirabai Chanu secured the Olympic silver medal in 2020 Tokyo


Commonwealth Games• Silver – Glasgow (2014)
• Gold – Gold Coast (2018)
World ChampionshipsAnaheim (2017)
Asian ChampionshipsBronze – Tashkent (2020)
OlympicSilver- Tokyo (2020)

Favourite Things

Mirabai likes to eat food like Kangsoi. But, mostly, she likes all girls lifting the heavyweight. 

Exciting Things

Mirabai Chanu has got the post of senior ticket collector on the Indian railway. However, she has faced a great failure in the 2016 Olympics, which didn’t allow her to win any medal. Mirabai has won the first-ever competitive gold medal at the age of 11. In addition, she has the tag of best lifter award in 2013 from the national championship in India. In 2014, Mirabai represented India for the commonwealth games. Here she achieved the silver medal for the 48kg category. 

Money Factor

Mirabai Chanu earns around 50 lakhs rupees from the government of India. 


Mirabai was born as a sixth child to her family. Mirabai started weight lifting in the year 2008 from Khuman Lampak sports complex. During her childhood, she didn’t find any coaches for weightlifting in the village. Therefore she has to travel about 44 km. Due to their weak family condition, she could not afford to eat chicken and milk suggested by her coach. Recently Mirabai Chanu has created a history by winning the silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics for the 49 kg category. 

Final Words

The girl, like chanu, has started the journey from the lifting of woods and reached this place. It would help if you also tried to find hidden potentials. 

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Q.1) Mirabai Chanu from which state?

Manipur with the city of Imphal as its capital.

Q.2) what is the full name of Mirabai Chanu?

Chanu Saikhom Mirabai

Q.3) what is the education qualification of Mirabai Chanu?

Mirabai Chanu had made great focus on weightlifting only. Therefore she never focused much on education. 

Q.4) Is Mirabai Chanu boyfriends?

Mirabai Chanu didn’t have any external affair as per sources. 

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