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Mirabai Chanu to explore the severity of injury for Asian Games in 2023

The goal of having a prize at the Asian Games in 2023 gets impossible for Mirabai Chanu. The worst possible fall happened most unexpectedly.

Mirabai Chanu is obliged to go through a medical examination exactly the following day, 3 October, which is to take place in Mumbai. The tests are to reveal the extent of the crack which the sportswoman has at the games in Hangzhou.

Prior in May, at the Asian Titles, a dodgy hip had constrained her to skirt the last two endeavors, ruining her expectations of a medal.

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The top weightlifter yet joined the race even when her thigh ached already at the warm-ups. Throughout all of her takes in the middle of snatch, jerk and clean in the women’s 49kg the medal got no longer achievable with the total of 191 kg.


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The departure to Mumbai is planned for Sunday where Chanu will be able to perform the tests at the hospital and the research institute.

The trauma happened as the female champion was about to perform a 117 kg lift, but the hip let her down and resulted in a fall. She was immediately carried away in her coach Sharma’s arms. According to him, the grimace during her 86 kg snatch ignored was the fatal mistake.

To defend the remarkable CV and hold the medal, Chanu is already planning a new attempt after the recovery.

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