06 April 2018

CWG 2018: Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu Wins India’s 2nd Gold Medal

CWG 2018: Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu Wins India’s 2nd Gold Medal


Weightlifter Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu has delivered India its second gold medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast City, Australia by dominating the women’s 53kg event.

The defending champion, Loa Dika Toua of Papua New Guinea, claimed silver with a total lift of 182 (80 in snatch and 102 in clean & jerk) and bronze went to Canada’s Rachel Leblanc-Bazinet who finished with a combined effort of 181kg (81 in snatch and 100 in clean & jerk).

Source- The Times of India

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