The legend of Mirabai Chanu continued to grow as she added a second World Championships medal to her much-decorated trophy cabinet while other Indian lifters too revelled in the glory at the Commonwealth Games in 2022.
India's weightlifters will miss this year's Asian Championships opting to focus on the World meet instead, which is a qualifying event for the Paris Olympics.
Check the final Commonwealth Games 2022 medal tally. Australia topped the tally with more than 178 medals. India finished fourth with 61.
The 2022 Weightlifting Championships will be held next month between 5th December and 16th December.
India won 61 medals in 12 sports at the Commonwealth Games 2022. India finished fourth in the medal tally. Here's the list complete list of winners.
Making his CWG debut, Achinta Sheuli lifted a total of 313kg (143kg+170kg) in his 73kg weight category. Erry Hidayat Muhammad and Shad Darsigny was second and third respectively.
With the International Weightlifting Federation scrapping 67kg from the Paris Games, Jeremy Lalrinnunga will bulk up to compete in the 73kg.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee congratulated weightlifter Achinta Sheuli on winning gold in the men's weightlifting category.
PM Modi also tweeted a clip of his interaction with Sheuli before the Indian contingent left for the Commonwealth Games.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga and Achinta Sheuli won gold medals on Sunday as India continued to dominate weightlifting. Catch Commonwealth Games 2022, day 3 highlights.
With three gold, two silver and one bronze, India (six medals) now moved to fifth in the medal tally.
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