Sanjita Chanu wins India’s second gold at the Commonwealth Games

April 6, 2018

Weight LifingSanjita Chanu

Friday morning brought another cheer to the Indian fans as another Indian weightlifter bagged a gold medal. This time Sanjita Chanu, a Manipuri competing in the 53 kg women’s category, broke the Commonwealth Games record in route to a staggering gold. She lifted a total weight of 192 kg, 86 kg in Snatch and 108 kg in Clean-and-Jerk on her way to first place.

Papau New Guinea finished second with a total of 182 kg and Canada came third with a total of 181 kg.

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