Mirabai wins India’s first World Champs gold in 22 years


    ANAHEIM, California, Nov 30 : India won its first weightlifting World Championships gold medal since 1995 when Mirabai Chanu defeated the Thai favourite Thunya Sukcharoen in the women’s 48kg on Wednesday.

    Vietnam had a one-two finish in the men’s 56kg, and Francisco Mosquera Valencia of Colombia became the first non-Asian winner at 62kg since 2003.