Vikas Thakur beats personal record to clinch CWG bronze

April 8, 2018

Weight LifingVikas Thakur

Vikas Thakur made a strong start to his challenge in the men’s 94kg weightlifting category and managed to make third place in the end to claim a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games. He lifted a total of 351kg (159kg+192kg) on a day when Papua New Guinea’s Steven Kari broke the Commonwealth as well as the Games record in clean and jerk for a total lift of 370kg (154kg+216kg).

He improved his total from the 333kg he had lifted at Glasgow 2014 to claim a silver medal.

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