Indian weightlifter, Mirabai Chanu is the golden girl of India after her another impressive gold medal-winning performance in the Commonwealth Games 2022. In the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, she won the silver medal. Now, Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth came up with a congratulatory tweet for her on Twitter.
Speaking of her performance, Mirabai snatched the gold medal with a total lift of 201kg (88kg and 113kg). Hence, a fan shared her image on Twitter and wrote a caption by tagging the Hollywood Superstar. Meanwhile, Hemsworth is famous for his superhero character named ‘Thor’. In reply to that tweet, Chris came up with the tweet.
Here is the shared tweet by the fan:
— Saurabh Sinha (@sinha_saurabh08) August 1, 2022
“She is worthy! Congrats, Saikhom, you legend,” – Chris Hemsworth
Speaking of that tweet, the fan wrote: “Time for Thor to give up his hammer.” He also tagged the actor. Now, Chris responded that Mirabai Chanu truly derived that and was a worthy winner. He also termed her a legend.
Chris Hemsworth’s reply on Twitter:
She is worthy! Congrats, Saikhom, you legend.
— Chris Hemsworth (@chrishemsworth) August 4, 2022
However, after bagging another silverware for the country, Mirabai Chanu herself tweeted: “Lifting 201kg never felt easy but thanks to the love and wishes of billions back home, every challenge is just an attempt away,” After winning the gold medal, Mirabai Chanu said that she is completely impressed with her performance. After Tokyo Olympics, this Commonwealth Games was the first major tournament for her.
She said: “Commonwealth is the first game I am playing after Tokyo Olympics. I won a gold for the country, I am elated. I’d never done 88kg and I did it this time, even touched upon 90kg. I am happy about it. After the Tokyo Olympic Games, I worked on improving my performance in snatch and I am happy to manage to do well here. I will continue to do well in the next few months as my aim is to perform well in the World Championship in December this year. I am happy with my performance here. To win a gold medal with a record is always good. I had expected to win the gold medal and managed to do so.”