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Commonwealth Games 2022 Updates: India bags 2 medals in weightlifting

London: The second day of 2022 Commonwealth Games held at Birmingham has been a good day for the Team India. The Indian team has won 2 medals in the men’s weightlifting.

Sanket Sargar opened  the medal tally for India by winning a silver medal in men’s 55 kg weightlifting. He lifted a total of 248 kg (113 in Snatch and 135kg in C&J) to win the silver medal. Later in the day, Gururaja Poojary  won a bronze medal  for the country in the men’s 61 Kg weightlifting. He lifted a total of 269 KG (118kg in  Snatch and 151kg in C&J).

Also Read: Commonwealth Games 2022: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates Sanket Sargar and Gururaja Poojary 

Indian team’s update:

In squash, India’s Joshana Chinnappa edged out Megan Bestby ’11-8, 11-9, 12-10′.

In the Round of 32 of the women’s squash singles, India’s Sunayna Sara Kuruvilla lost to Aifa Azman of Malaysia by ‘7-11, 7-11, 7-11’ in.

In boxing, India’s Mohammad Hussamuddin won his opening bout against South Africa’s Amzolele Dyeyi.

Cycling:  Women’s sprint team failed to qualify for the semi-finals, team India finished 7 in the qualification round.

Men’s Team Event – Sanil Shetty makes it 2-0 for India with an 11-5, 15-13, 11-6 win over Paul McCreery of Northern Ireland

In badminton, India defeated Sri Lanka by ‘5-0’ in the second group A match of the mixed team competition.




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