“Time for Thor to give up his hammer” – Chris Hemsworth applauds Mirabai Chanu for winning a gold medal in weightlifting » FirstSportz

Mirabai Chanu
Mirabai Chanu

Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu has received critical acclaim from actor Chris Hemsworth, best known for playing the character of Thor, the god of thunder. In a tweet, Hemsworth called Mirabai a “legend” and expressed his admiration for her. Most notably, Chanu was victorious in the women’s 49-kilogram event at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, where she took the gold medal.

Chanu, who won a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics and is currently competing in the Commonwealth Games, successfully lifted 201kg earlier this week and won the gold medal in her event. She started the competition by lifting 88 kg, which she succeeded in the snatch event. In the following division, the clean and jerk, she lifted 250 pounds. Chanu’s outstanding performance at the Snatch event was instrumental in her setting a new record for the Commonwealth.

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Chris Hemsworth praises Mirabai Chanu’s bravery

Mirabai Chanu
Mirabai Chanu

Someone on social media had quoted Chanu’s tweet and said something along the lines of “Time for Thor to give up his hammer, Chris Hemsworth.” Hemsworth responded quickly by adding: “She deserves it. Congratulations, Saikhom, you legend.” When friends and supporters of Hemsworth expressed their gratitude for recognizing Chanu’s great performance at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the tweet quickly garnered significant attention on social media.

Below is a selection of replies to the tweet. One person thanked in writing “After seeing your grateful tweet about Mirabai Chanu, I became happier.” While another expressed his hope that Hemsworth would be chosen to represent India in the future sporting competition. The title of the post read: “Maybe next time we’ll ask you to take part in the hammer throw for India.” and the post was shared on Instagram.

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