More success from weightlifting as two more golds come India’s way. News 07 Apr 2018, 18:40 IST Two more gold medals came India’s way as the weightlifters continued their impressive showing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Three days into the Games, India has picked up at least a gold medal every day and Saturday provided double delight to take the tally to four overall.Sivalingam and Ragala strike goldYou will remember Sathish Kumar Sivalingam as the weightlifting champion who always wore a smile from the Glasgow Games in 2014. Today, it looked like he had lost neither his touch at lifting nor his smile as he made it back-to-back golds at the Commonwealth Games, successfully defending his gold medal in the Men’s 77kg category in impressive fashion.He couldn’t quite match his overall tally from Glasgow, but with a score of 317 kg – 144 in the Snatch and 173 in the Clean & Jerk – Sivalingam secured the gold medal. His closest competitor was Jack Oliver of England who finished 5 kilos behind for the Silver. Australia’s Francois Etoundi picked up bronze.There was more joy later on in the 85kg category as 21-year-old Venkat Rahul Ragala claimed gold in the Men’s… Read full this story
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