Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who made the country proud by winning a gold at CWG in weightlifting will be not be in the team representing India in the game at Asian Games 2018 due to non recovery of the lower back injury.
Mirabai who is recovering from the lower back injury pulled out of the games since she felt rest needed. National Coach Mr. Vijay Sharma also recommended that the Commonwealth Games gold medallist stay our of Asian games to be fit for the upcoming Olympics event.
This comes as a setback for India, since Mirabai was considered a strong candidate for winning gold at Asian Games 2018.
The necessary changes in the team will be declared shortly.