Indian Weightlifters win four gold in Commonwealth Championships in Samoa

SAMOA:  In Weightlifting, Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga smashed three records in a power-packed performance but failed to register a clean and jerk lift on day three at the Commonwealth Championships in Apia, Samoa today.

In a remarkable performance, the 16-year-old Jeremy, competing in the 67 kg category, obliterated the Youth World, Asian and Commonwealth records in the snatch category with a lift of 136 kgs.

Other Indian lifters continued impressive show by winning four golds, two silvers and a bronze. Achinta Sheuli lifted a total of 305 kgs to win the senior and junior men's 73kg gold.

In the women's 76kg category, Manpreet Kaur lifted 207 kg to clinch the yellow metal.

 

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