CWG 2022: Complete list of Indian medal winners in Birmingham: After a stellar start to the weightlifting contingent at Commonwealth Games 2022 with the likes of Meera Bai Chani, Jeremy Lalrunanga and Achinta Shivli dominating their categories, it was time for the judokas to step up and they did so on day four in Birmingham. It did so in style, winning two medals. .
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Here is the complete list of Indian medal winners so far in CWG 2022:-
Sanket Mahadev Sargar – Silver (Weightlifting, Men’s 55kg Class)
A brave show from the young athlete who damaged his elbow and didn’t hesitate to make one last attempt on the yellow metal despite the blinding pain. Sanket took home the silver and the biggest cheer was reserved for him when he climbed the podium to acknowledge his gutsy performance with the crowd. The 21-year-old lifted a total of 241kg to win the silver medal.
Gururaja Pujari – Bronze (Weightlifting, Men’s 61kg Class)
Gururaja won India’s second medal – a bronze – at the CWG 2022. He lifted 269 kg and outclassed his nearest competitor in what turned out to be a thrilling battle for third place. The Indian lifted 118 kg in Snatch and 151 kg in Clean and Jerk.
Meera Bai Chani – Gold (Weightlifting, Women’s 49kg Class)
Mirabai, the superstar, lived up to the billing as she led India to its first gold medal of the CWG 2022. The Olympic silver medalist lifted a total of 201kg to set a new event record – miles ahead of the second-placed competitor who lifted 172kg. The Indian lifted 88 kg in Snitch and 113 kg in Clean and Jerk to seal gold.
Bidyarani Devi – Silver (Weightlifting, Women’s 55kg Class)
Badiyarani is the latest weightlifting star to emerge from Manipur with a CWG silver medal to his name. He lifted a total of 202 kg and secured the second position. In the Snitch, he lifted 86 kg and then lifted 116 kg in the clean and jerk round to set a new CWG record which is also his personal best.
Jeremy Lalrunanga – Gold (Weightlifting, Men’s 67kg)
Baby-faced Jeremy Lalrunanga showed immense courage during the men’s 67kg final. After raising the bar in the snitch round and getting ahead in the standings, he injured his back after his first attempt at the clean and jerk round. However, Jeremy pulled himself together and pushed up to 160kg and totaled a lift of 300kg thus setting a new CWG record which earned him the gold medal.
Achinta Shivali – Gold (Weightlifting, Men’s 73kg)
West Bengal boy Achanta Shivali won gold in the men’s 73kg event, along with a Commonwealth Games record. He lifted 170kg on his third attempt in the clean and jerk, adding to his total PF of 313kg from his 143kg in the snitch.
Lakmabam Sushila Devi – Silver (Judo, Women’s 48kg)
Lakambam Sushila Devi, who competed at the Tokyo Olympics last year, won the silver medal in the women’s 48kg category, losing to South Africa’s Michaela Whitbowl in the final in the golden score period via waza ari. Sushila, who won silver in the women’s 48kg at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, was in superb form throughout the day, first defeating Malawi’s Harriet Bonface by epon and then matching Mauritius’ Priscilla Morand. of, which is possibly the highest score. A judo match, to seal the victory
Vijay Kumar Yadav – Bronze (Judo, Men’s 60kg)
Vijay Kumar added India’s second medal of the Games with a bronze medal in the men’s 60kg category defeating Cyprus’s Petros Christodoulides with a pair of Vazha-Ari through the epon. Kumar went through the repechage after losing to finalist Joshua Katz of Australia. He beat Scotland’s Dylan Munro to make it to the second bronze medal match and showed good range and attack mentality against the young Christodoulides.
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