Weightlifter Sathish claims second successive CWG gold

Tanya Simon
April 8, 2018

While Lather had luck on his side as his nearest rival fouled the all-important final clean-and-jerk lift, Chanu had her fortitude to thank as she claimed her second successive CWG gold despite nursing a nagging back problem here.

Vandna finished fifth with a combined effort of 180 kg.

Tai was a second behind her world record time. I am very happy and excited that I have achieved this. I will try to improve upon the mistakes I have made.

Sathish showed his true class in the clean and jerk as he comfortably managed 169 kg in his first attempt to go into the lead. Sathish Kumar Mahalingam has done it, ladies and gentlemen, Sathish Kumar Mahalingam has won the gold medal in77kg category. He clinched a bronze in the men's 69kg category.

She then failed at 104 kg in her final two attempts to close out a woeful campaign.

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Players like Krunal Pandya, Muztifizur Rahim and Jasprit Bumrah will play a crucial role in leading the bowling department today. However, on the last ball off the over, Bumrah got the wicket of Bravo and Chennai needed 7 runs off the last Mustafizur over.

India had taken a comfortable 2-0 lead with goals from Dilpreet Singh (13th minute) and Harmanpreet Singh (20) in the first half. With AP Photos.Adam Peaty has gone full cycle to defend his Commonwealth Games 100-meter breaststroke title and complete a four-year unbeaten run in the event. The Indian contingent at Gold Coast are delivering medals from the weightlifting category ever since Gururaja silver on Day 1. The men's team also blanked Trinidad and Tobago 3-0.

Kenya are banking on two-time Gold Coast marathon victor Kenneth Mungara, 44, to reclaim the men's title last won by John Kelai in New Dehli in 2010.

Swimming: In the swimming pool, Virdhawal Khade qualified for the semifinals of the men's 50m butterfly event but Sajan Prakash failed to make it. India are in the semi-finals of the women's team event. The men's team did even worse, finishing seventh.

Pool toppers New Zealand and second-placed Australia played their group's other game later in the day.

After lengthy delays as a result of earlier matches King looked keen to get her match over and done with quickly and duly wrapped on the contest over Indian eighth seed Joshna Chinappa in 31 minutes 11-5, 11-6, 11-9.

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