Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, July 24
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday congratulated weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu for her stupendous achievement of bagging the silver medal for India within the 49 kg class at Tokyo Olympics.
Earlier, the Chief Minister tweeted, “Our first medal! Congratulations to Saikhom Mirabai Chanu for profitable Silver at Tokyo Olympics with a mixed carry of 202 kg in ladies’s 49 kg weightlifting occasion. India is tremendous happy with your accomplishment.”
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister additionally congratulated her assistant coach Sandeep Kumar below whose fixed steering, Chanu honed her expertise.
Assistant coach Sandeep Kumar hails from Bara village in Jalandhar district and had participated within the 1996 Atlanta Olympics in addition to 1998 Commonwealth Games held in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) profitable a bronze (69 kg class) within the latter occasion. He is serving with Punjab Police as inspector and is posted at Sports Centre in PAP, Jalandhar.