COMMONWEALTH GAMES: The amazing performance of Indian weightlifters continues in Commonwealth Games-2022. The weightlifters, who have already won five medals in two days, added another medal to India’s account. 20-year-old Achinta Shuli in the men’s 73 kg category.
COMMONWEALTH GAMES: The amazing performance of Indian weightlifters continues in Commonwealth Games-2022. The weightlifters, who have already won five medals in two days, added another medal to India’s account. Recently, 20-year-old Achinta Sheuli won the gold medal in the men’s 73 kg category. This weightlifter from West Bengal lifted 137 kg in his first attempt. After that, he lifted 140 kg in the second attempt and 143 in the third attempt, creating a Games record and stood at the top. Achinta, who lifted 166 kg easily in the first attempt of clean and jerk, failed to lift 170 kg in the second lift. But in the third attempt, he lifted 170 kg and won the yellow medal with a total of 313 kg. In the same category, Malaysia’s Hidayat (303 kg) won the silver, while Canada’s Shad (298 kg) won the bronze. Meanwhile, Achinta, who won silver in the 2021 Junior World Weightlifting, became the champion in 2019 and 2021 in the Commonwealth Weightlifting category.
Achinta Sheuli bags #TeamIndia‘s third 🥇 at @birminghamcg22 👏🎆
All three gold medals so far have been won by our weightlifters 🏋♂️🏋♀️🏋♂️#EkIndiaTeamIndia | @WeAreTeamIndia pic.twitter.com/kCJVxFVNYI
— Team India (@WeAreTeamIndia) July 31, 2022
Jump to sixth place..
So far our athletes have won a total of 6 medals including 3 golds. 3 gold medals, 2 silver medals and one bronze medal were won in the weightlifting category. India is currently ranked sixth in the medals table. As always, Australia continues to be at the top. The players of that team have won a total of 52 medals so far with 22 gold medals, 13 silver and 17 bronze medals. The host team, England, finished second with a total of 34 medals, including 11 golds.
How the tables have turned?!
Welcome @WeAreTeamIndia to the top 6, as they won their second and third Gold on Day 3.
Roll on Day 4👊
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— Birmingham 2022 (@birminghamcg22) July 31, 2022
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