Muthupandi Raja wins Gold in Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

Muthupandi Raja of India won GOLD Medal in 62 kg Youth (Boys) with a total weight of 260 kg (110 kg + 150 kg) and SILVER medal in 62 kg Junior Men with 260 kg. Jimjang Deru was unable to compete in Clean & Jerk event due to injury occurred in the Snatch event where he successfully lifted 110 kg in his second attempt and failed to lift 114 kg in his third attempt and got injured.

The third day of 2017 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships started with a BRONZE Medal in 58 kg Senior Women section by Saraswati Rout forIndia who lifted a total weight of 179 kg (82 kg + 97 kg) whereas Erra Deexitha won a GOLD Medal in 58 kg Junior Women section with a total weight of 167 kg (73 kg + 94 kg).

Deepak Lather secured 3 Medals for India – GOLD Medals in Youth (Boys) and Junior (Men) section in 69 kg body weight categories and BRONZE Medal in Senior (Men) section in 69 kg body weight category with a total lift of 295 kg (138 kg + 157 kg).

Detailed results of the Indian team concluded are as under:-

S.No.

Name

Section

Wt. Cat.

Snatch

C&J

Total

Result

1

M. Raja

Youth Boy

62 kg

110 kg

150 kg

260 kg

1st / Gold Medal

Junior Men

62 kg

110 kg

150 kg

260 kg

2nd / Silver Medal

2.

Jimjang Deru

Senior Men

62 kg

110 kg

E/T

E/T

3.

Saraswati Rout

Senior Women

58 kg

82 kg

97 kg

179 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal

4.

Erra Deexitha

Junior Women

58 kg

73 kg

94 kg

167 kg

1st / Gold Medal

5.

Deepak Lather

Youth Boy

69 kg

138 kg

157 kg

295 kg

1st / Gold Medal

Junior Men

69 kg

138 kg

157 kg

295 kg

1st / Gold Medal

Senior Men

69 kg

138 kg

157 kg

295 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal

6.

Vandna Gupta

Senior Women

63 kg

88 kg

109 kg

197 kg

4th place

7.

P. Umeshwori Devi

Youth Girl

63 kg

72 kg

89 kg

161 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal

Junior Women

63 kg

72 kg

89 kg

161 kg

3rd / Bronze Medal

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