Imphal: Mirabai Chanu, a weightlifter, gave India its first medal at the Tokyo Olympics. She took silver in the women’s 49 kg category. People have taken to various social media platforms since her victory to share various posts about her journey. Among them, a share by the athlete herself has now won the hearts of the public.
The post goes into detail about how she felt when she finally met her family after two years. There is a chance that her post will win you over too.
“This feeling of meeting my family after a long span of 2 years is beyond words. I’m grateful to each one of you for showing faith in me and supporting me. Thank you, Ema and baba for all the sacrifices you made for me to reach this level,” Mirabai Chanu wrote. Her post is complete with two images of her with her family members.
The post has received over 56,000 likes since it was shared, and the number is rapidly growing. People expressed their feelings about her win in addition to discussing her heartwarming post.
“You’re one of the power-packed women of India! Enjoy the moment with your dear ones. Wish you reach greater heights,” wrote a Twitter user. “Family is one of the boosting factors behind every successful champion. Congratulations @mirabai_chanu and whole family on winning silver medal and making India proud,” shared another. “Simplicity,” posted a third.
What are your thoughts on Mirabai Chanu’s post?