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Manipur’s Mirabai Chanu is 2021 BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year

Adding yet another laurel to her increasingly-brilliant resume, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu was crowned the 2021 BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award. She surpassed many others like golfer Aditi Ashok, Para-shooter Avani Lekhara boxer Lovlina Borgohain, and badminton player PV Sindhu to win the award. When Chanu placed second in the 49kg division in Tokyo, she became the first Indian weightlifter to earn a silver medal at the Olympics. The nominations […]