Tokyo Olympics: Mirabai Chanu’s Silver medal could be upgraded to GOLD if weightlifter Zhihui Hou fails anti-doping test

Tokyo Olympics: Mirabai Chanu’s Silver medal could be upgraded to GOLD if weightlifter Zhihui Hou fails anti-doping test
Tokyo Olympics: Mirabai Chanu’s Silver medal could be upgraded to GOLD if weightlifter Zhihui Hou fails anti-doping test

Tokyo Olympics: Mirabai Chanu’s Silver medal could be upgraded to GOLD if weightlifter Zhihui Hou fails anti-doping test: China weightlifter Zhihui Hou who bagged gold in the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, will be tested by anti-doping authorities and if she fails the test, India’s Mirabai Chanu will be awarded gold.

“She has been asked to stay in Tokyo and the test will be done. The test is definitely happening,” a source in the know of developments told ANI. China’s Zhihui Hou had bagged gold on Saturday with a total of 210kg and created a new Olympic Record.

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The rules clearly state, if an athlete fails the doping test, then the athlete who has won silver, will be awarded the gold.

Mirabai Chanu had opened India’s medals tally on Saturday as she bagged a silver in the Women’s 49kg category at Tokyo International Forum.

Chanu lifted a total of 202 kg (87kg in snatch and 115kg in clean and jerk) during her four successful attempts across the competition.

China’s Zhihui Hou created a new Olympic Record while Indonesia’s Windy Cantika Aisah grabbed bronze with a total of 194kg.

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