C'wealth Games: Another weightlifting medal for India
Indian weightlifter Harjinder Kaur won a bronze medal with a combined lift of 212kg in the Women's 71kg final at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.
In her first attempt at the Snatch category, Harjinder failed to lift 90kg. In the second attempt of the category she finally successfully lifted 90kg. In her third and final attempt, she lifted 93kg bettering her personal best.
In the Clean and Jerk category, she successfully lifted 113kg. In the second attempt of the category she lifted 116kg without breaking a sweat. She bettered her last attempt and lifted 119kg successfully.
Earlier on Day 3 of the Games, Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga bagged gold with a dominant performance in the 67 Kg men's weightlifting event. While Achinta Sheuli finished day 3 on a high for India with gold in the 73kg event.
India is now all set for Day 5, which will see some of the biggest medal hopes in action. Today also marks the beginning of track and field events.
India will be looking forward to create history in Lawn Bowls by winning a Gold medal, while aiming for progress and medals in Badminton, Table Tennis, Weightlifting etc. The action will start with Lawn Bowls from 1:00 PM onwards. The Indian Women's Team will play New Zealand in Pairs and Triples category.