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Lifter Chanu fails to complete event

Lifter Chanu fails to complete event
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In a field of 12 lifters, she was one of two who did not finish (DNF) her event.Mirabai failed to lift 104kg in her first attempt in clean and jerk, followed by two more attempts to pick up 106kg.

India's Saikhom Mirabai Chanu turned in a highly disappointing performance at the Rio Olympics, as she could not get an overall total in women's 48kg after failing to lift the weight in any of her three attempts in clean & jerk section.

In a field of 12 lifters, she was one of two who did not finish (DNF) her event.Mirabai failed to lift 104kg in her first attempt in clean and jerk, followed by two more attempts to pick up 106kg.

In both her second and third attempts, the Indian simply couldn't lift the weight. Interestingly her personal best at clean and jerk is 107 kg.
In fact, out of six chances -- three in snatch and three in clean and jerk -- Mirabai lifted the weight just once.

In snatch, Mirabai got only her second attempt correct out of the three chances. After failing to lift 82kg in her first attempt, she managed to somehow hold on to the weight in her second chance.However, she could not pick up 84kg in her third attempt, thereby finishing sixth in snatch out of 12 competitors in the field.

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