Currently, the XXII Commonwealth Games 2022 are taking place and are also called Birmingham 2022. India’s Mirabai Chanu has won numerous medals at the World Championships and Commonwealth Games. Mirabai also won the Padma Shri from the Indian government for her contributions. Mirabai Chanu won India’s first gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. For this, she also got appreciation from Chris Hemsworth.
She was in the Women’s 49kg weightlifting category. Mirabai lifted 201kg to establish her dominance in the competition. She set a record at the Commonwealth Games in the process as well. Mirabai defeated Roilya Ranaivosoa of Mauritius, who ranked second. She lost to Mirabai by a massive margin of 29 KGs. The bronze medal went to Hannah Kaminski of Canada, who lifted a total of 171 KG.
Numerous well-known individuals from every corner of the country applauded Mirabai for her incredible win. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also praised her. He congratulated her and said Mirabai Chanu had once again made India proud. He added that everyone in India is pleased that she won a gold and set a Commonwealth record. She also inspired many Indians through her accomplishment, especially aspiring athletes.
Chris Hemsworth Appreciated Mirabai Chanu
— Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (@mirabai_chanu) July 30, 2022
The athlete is receiving love from the entire country. Chris Hemsworth, a well-known Hollywood actor, also appears to be a fan. The Avengers star complemented Mirabai. Mirabai Chanu thanked her followers on Twitter shortly after winning the gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. She claimed that lifting 201 kg has never been easy. Mirabai thanked everyone for their support and well wishes. But, she continued, “every challenge is just an attempt away.”
— Saurabh Sinha (@sinha_saurabh08) August 1, 2022
On this post, a lot of her followers also left comments. Additionally, many people congratulated her on her victory. Chris Hemsworth visited her post as a result of Saurabh Sinha’s retweet. In his response to the post, he tweeted, “time for Thor to give up his hammer,” tagging Chris Hemsworth. It’s interesting that the actor saw the tweet and responded right away. The star wrote, adding a Thor-twist, “She is worthy! Congrats, Saikhom, you legend.” His response is now material for numerous memes. Mirabai also thanked Chris Hemsworth and said she always loved watching him.
She is worthy! Congrats, Saikhom, you legend.
— Chris Hemsworth (@chrishemsworth) August 4, 2022
The statement is taken from his MCU character. In the movies, only those who are deemed “worthy” can pick up Thor’s hammer. Hemsworth also starred in the recent film Thor Love and Thunder.