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Mirabai Chanu creates history by becoming 1st Indian woman to lift 4 times her own weight

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Indian weight lifter Mirabai Saikhom Channu created history at the World Championship after she became the first Indian woman to lift 4 times her body weight, breaking the 200kg barrier. Though the weight lifting star narrowly missed a bronze at the World Championship, she lifted a total of 201 kilograms (87 in snatch and 114 in clean and jerk) in the 49 kg category bettering her chances of going to the Olympics.