Manipur: Olympic medallist Mirabai Chanu appointed as additional SP

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Mirabai Chanu gave the country a perfect start at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 by winning the nation’s first weightlifting silver.
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Guwahati: Olympic silver medalist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu on Saturday took charge as an Additional Superintendent of Police (sports) in the Manipur police department.

Manipur chief minister Biren Singh tweeted, “Our nation’s pride Olympian silver medalist Mirabai Chanu has taken charge as the additional superintendent of police (sports), Manipur Police, and called on me at my office today.”

The Indian weightlifter from Manipur’s Kakching district, Mirabai Chanu gave the country a perfect start at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 by winning the nation’s first weightlifting silver in the 49 kg category.

Chanu wrote in Twitter, “It is an honour to have joined the Manipur Police as the Additional Superintendent of Police (Sports). I would like to thank the state of Manipur and our Hon’ble Chief Minister @NBirenSingh sir, for giving me this opportunity to serve the country and its citizens. #JaiHind”

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