Indian weightlifter Achinta Shuli lifts record 313 kg to win gold medal in Commonwealth Games
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Indian young player and weightlifter Achinta Shuli has made the entire nation proud by winning a gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
This is India's third gold medal in the current Games.
Earlier, Mirabai Chanu had won a gold medal in the 49kg event.
19-year-old Jeremy Lalrinnunga, competing in the 67kg category, also lifted gold medals in snatch and clean and jerk by lifting a total of 300kg.
Shuli, who comes from West Bengal, created a new Commonwealth Games record by lifting a total of 313 kg.
Achinta’s Snatch Round
1st attempt - 137kgs
Second attempt - 140 kgs
Third attempt - 143 kg
Six medals in Commonwealth 2022 so far
So far all six medals in Commonwealth 2022 have been taken to India by lifters.
Mirabai Chanu, Jeremy Lalrinnunga and Achinta Shuli won gold medals.
Sanket Mahadev Sargar and Bindiyarani Devi won silver medals.
Apart from this, Gururaja Pujari was successful in winning the bronze medal in the 61 kg weight category.
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