Sanket Sargar, a 21-year-old weightlifter, won India’s first medal in Commonwealth Games 2022: On Saturday, some medal contenders in the weightlifting arena started India’s CWG 2022 campaign. Prior to Srihari Nataraj’s historic appearance in the swimming finals later tonight, the teams in Badminton, TT, Cycling, and Boxing will also be in competition.
Silver goes to Sanket Sargar In his second effort, the Malaysian is unable to lift. But on his final try, he succeeds. gains the lead by a mere 1 kilogramme. With a total weight of 248 kg, Sanket won the silver medal. First medal for India at the 2022 CWG!
Sanket Sargar hurts himself while lifting 248 kilogrammes.
goes right immediately for his last lift. And he is unable to exert any influence over this one. His final weight is still 248 kg. Though 3 kg behind, the Malaysian still has two lifts left.
Lifting: The Clean and Jerk starts
Lakshya Sen debuts at the CWG in Badminton with a victory. India’s cycling season is about to get underway. The CJ section has begun in the weightlifting area. Sanket will be one of the final three lifters because he, the Malaysian, and the Sri Lankan will compete for the medal positions.
Sanket Sargar is in the lead for the gold medal after Snatch:
With his third attempt, the Malaysian also fails to lift 111 kg. With 112 kg, Yodage of Sri Lanka takes the lead. Sanket’s third lift attempts 113. And he succeeds! After the Snatch round, Sanket Sargar has the lone gold medal position!