The Tokyo Olympic silver medalist, competing within the 49kg class, controlled to raise 87kg in take hold of and in blank and jerk her perfect effort used to be a boost of 113kg.
The Indian completed at the back of China’s Jiang Huihua, who received the gold with a complete effort of 206kg (93kg+113kg) whilst her compatriot and Tokyo Olympics champion Hou Zhihua 198kg (89kg+109kg) took house the bronze medal.
“We were not taking any pressure for this event. This is the weight Mira lifts regularly. From now on we will start increasing the weights and improving,” head trainer Vijay Sharma advised PTI.
Chanu, the 2017 global champion, had harm her wrist throughout a coaching consultation in September. She had additionally participated within the National Games with the harm in October.
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“We couldn’t do much (about the injury) because we didn’t want to skip the World Championships. Now, we will focus on her wrist because we have a lot of time before the next event,” Sharma mentioned.
While the 11-lifter box used to be extremely aggressive, maximum lifters kept away from stretching themselves. Zhihua even skipped her ultimate blank and jerk try to accept bronze.
Competing in her first world match for the reason that Commonwealth Games, Chanu had an underwhelming take hold of consultation. She began with an 84kg carry however her 2d try of 87kg used to be deemed a no carry.
Expectedly, Chanu did not opt for the much-awaited 90kg carry.
In her ultimate try, the 27-year-old, who had her wrist bandaged, wobbled somewhat however used to be in a position to hoist the 87kg barbell, which is a kilogram not up to her non-public perfect within the segment.
Fifth after the take hold of segment, Chanu set the very best blank and jerk access weight however her first try of 111kg used to be deemed a no carry as her left elbow wobbled somewhat.
The Indian camp challenged the verdict however the judges upheld it.
However, Chanu, the sector file holder within the class, succeeded in her ultimate two makes an attempt of 111kg and 113kg to gather the entire and blank and jerk silver. He additionally took silver in take hold of class.
It is Manipuri’s 2d Worlds medal, she had received a gold in 2017.
Medals are awarded one at a time for take hold of, blank and jerk, and general carry in continental and World Championships. But, just one medal for general carry is awarded within the Olympics.
The 2022 World Championship is the primary qualifying tournament for the 2024 Paris Olympics, the place weight lifting occasions shall be minimize from 14 on the Tokyo Games to ten.
However, it’s an extra tournament and no longer a mandatory one. Under the 2024 Olympic qualification rule, a lifter has to compulsorily compete within the 2023 World Championships and the 2024 World Cup.
Apart from the above, the lifter additionally has to take part in 3 of the next occasions — the 2022 World Championships, the 2023 Continental Championships, the 2023 Grand Prix 1, the 2023 Grand Prix II and the 2024 Continental Championships.