Saturday, April 07, 2018

XXI Commonwealth Games

At the XXI Commonwealth Games - Gold Coast 2018, Australia

Weightlifting - Men's 77 kg
Gold - Sathish Kumar Sivalingam (IND) (144+173) 317 kg
Silver - Jack Oliver (ENG) (145+167) 312 kg
Bronze - Francois Etoundi (AUS) (136+169) 305 kg

Weightlifting - Men's 85 kg
Gold - Ragala Venkat Rahul (IND) (151+187) 338 kg
Silver - Don Opeloge (SAM) (151+180) 331 kg
Bronze - Mohamad Fazrul Azrie Mohdad (MAS) (145+183) 328 kg

Sathish Kumar defended his Glasgow Gold in Men's Weightlifting 77 kg for India's 3rd Gold medal ... After the Snatch he was in the second position behind British lifter Jack Oliver, but in the Clean and Jerk he lifted 6 kg more than Jack to keep Commonwealth title with him.

R.V. Rahul won the fourth Gold medal for India in Men's Weightlifting 85 kg ... Rahul and Don Opeloge were tied for top position after the Snatch with 151 kg lift ... In the Clean and Jerk, Rahul lifted 187 kg which was a far better than Don for a win.

After end of the third day, India is on the 4th position with 4 golds, a silver and a bronze.

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