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

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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