Sikkim weightlifters congratulates Mirabai Chanu

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Sikkim weightlifters congratulates Mirabai Chanu

GANGTOK,: Sikkim Weightlifting Association has congratulated Indian weightlifter Saikom Mirabai Chanu for winning a silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics.
Mirabai Chanu of Manipur won the hearts of the nation when she won the silver medal in 49 kg category of weightlifting, recently. So far, she is the only Indian athlete to win a medal in the Tokyo Olympics.
The weightlifting association has expressed hope to see more Olympians from the State and the nation in the future.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi