Weightlifting gold rush continues, Punam claims fifth for India

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England worldwide Sarah Davies had to satisfy with the second spot as she claimed silver medal with 217 kg lift. I was a little nervous when Sarah went for 128kg in her final lift.

Paddler Manika Batra inspired India to a historic gold medal with her stunning singles victories, fashioning an unthinkable 3-1 win over formidable Singapore in the final of the women's team event at the Commonwealth Games. She put India 1-0 ahead after beating Tainwei Feng 11-8, 8-11 7-11 11-9 11-7 in the first match of the rubber. "I am confident of a better medal at the Asian Games", he said. "Her strength is that she can change gears from defense to counter attack very fast", said Gupta. In the snatch, he lifted 152 kg in his first attempt and 155 kg in the second.

Day four of the 2018 Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast, Australia has seen three more gold medals for India in the shape of weightlifter Punam Yadav, who won gold in the women's 69kg event, teenage shooting prodigy Manu Bhaker, who won the women's 10m air pistol event, and India women, who clinched a maiden table tennis team gold.

She came to India camp in 2014 after taking up weightlifting on the insistence of her elder sister. Me and my sister, we run the finances of our house. We were not that great some years ago but we are alright now. He had lifted 151 kg in snatch and 187 kg in clean & jerk.

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Venkat Rahul Ragala yesterday earned India the fourth Gold medal after lifting 338 kilograms in the Men's 85 kg category. In the attempt to lift the bar, the knees may bend, and the legs may split, but no other part of the body may touch the ground.

Punam lifted 98 kg in her second attempt but Vaivai maintained the lead with 100 kg.

Batra then proved to be too good for Yihan, who failed to read her deceptive strokes. When the movement is complete, the competitor must remain absolutely motionless until the referees' decision is made.

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