Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mirabai Chanu bags silver medal; Taapsee Pannu, Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor celebrate
Indian Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has made the entire nation super proud with her terrific performance in Tokyo Olympics 2020. Mirabai has created history by bagging silver medal in the Women’s 49kg category at Tokyo International Forum and thereby ending India’s 21-year wait. She also became the first athlete to bag a medal for India in the ongoing Olympics. Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Taapsee Pannu, Farhan Akhtar, Dia Mirza and several other celebs showered the weightlifter with love and congratulated on her big win.
Congratulating Mirabai Chanu, Toofan actor Farhan Akhtar wrote, “Congratulations #MirabaiChanu .. 🥈#TokyoOlympics2021 #Weightlifting.”
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 24, 2021
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 24, 2021
“Mirabai Congratulations. You made India so proud#OlympicGames,” tweeted Mrunal Thakur.
— Mrunal Thakur (@mrunal0801) July 24, 2021
Applauding the weightlifter Abhishek Bachchan wrote, “Congratulations @mirabai_chanu on bringing India a silver medal in weightlifting and giving us a strong start!💪🏻🇮🇳#TokyoOlympics #Cheer4India @WeAreTeamIndia(sic).”
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 24, 2021
Giving a shout out to team India, Taapsee Pannu tweeted, “And we begin!!!Come on India”
And we begin !!!!!! Come on India 🙌🏼 🇮🇳 https://t.co/aEqPzeIIcT
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) July 24, 2021
“Great start! Amazing job!” said Sonam Kapoor.
Great start! Amazing job! https://t.co/hBQXwgv47z
— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) July 24, 2021
Vishal Dadlani tweeted, “Congratulations, India! Yet again, an Indian Woman brings us international sporting acclaim! #MirabaiChanu wins an #OlympicSilver! Jai Hind!!!”
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) July 24, 2021
“This is precious #MirabaiChanu 🇮🇳🙌🏼 @mirabai_chanu Creates history by winning Olympic silver for #Weightlifting #Cheer4India #TeamIndia #Tokyo2020 #Olympics,” posted Dia Mirza.
— Dia Mirza (@deespeak) July 24, 2021
Hungama 2 actress Pranitha Subhash congratulating Mirabai wrote, “What an outstanding opening by #MirabaiChanu! First time ever India’s secured a medal on the first day of Tokyo Olympics. A promising start. #Weightlifting #Cheers4India #silver.”
What an outstanding opening by #MirabaiChanu! First time ever India's secured a medal on the first day of Tokyo Olympics. A promising start. #Weightlifting#Cheers4India #silver pic.twitter.com/iUQctCFluP
— Pranitha Subhash (@pranitasubhash) July 24, 2021
Radhe actor Randeep Hooda tweeted, “Congratulations #MirabaiChanu for opening our account in the #OlympicGames with your #silver thank you for all your hard work and that competitive spirit #Olympics”
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) July 24, 2021
The Tokyo Olympics 2020 games will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021.