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India's Powerpuff Girl

Mirabai Chanu created history by winning a silver medal in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. But it’s the story that’s behind that win is what’s most compelling

Not so long ago, a girl in her early teens would wait for the trucks in the market square of Nongpok Kakching, one of the remotest villages in Manipur for a ride to the Khuman Lampak Stadium in Imphal, some 30 kms from her village.