India opened their medal tally with with Mirabai Chanu winning silver medal in weightlifting as she won the silver medal in the 49kg category.
The 26-year-old lifted 87kg in snatch and 115kg in the Clean and Jerk event to score a total of 202 during the 49kg category final to create history in Indian weightlifting.
With the silver medal, Chanu has also opened India’s medal account at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. China’s Hou Zhihui won the gold medal in this 49kg category, while the bronze medal was won by an Indonesia player named Cantik Windy Aisah
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