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Thursday, 11 August 2022 1.59 PM IST

Sanket Sargar opens India's account at CWG 2022, wins silver in weightlifting

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BIRMINGHAM: Indian weightlifter Sanket Sargar has opened India's account at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 here by winning a Silver medal with a combined lift of 248 kg in the Men's 55 kg final.


Sargar ended up as the leader in the Snatch category with 113 kg and slipped to second in the Clean and Jerk category with 135 kg due to an injury in his second attempt.


Malaysia's Aniq Kasdan won the gold medal and challenged Sanket Sargar throughout the event, finishing with a combined lift of 249 kg, consisting of 107 kg in Snatch and 142 kg in Clean and Jerk.


Dilanka Isuru Kumara of Sri Lanka won the bronze with a combined lift of 225 kg. He lifted a best of 105 kg in the Snatch category and 120 in Clean and Jerk.

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