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Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 UPDATE: India’s Sanket Mahadev’s historic performance in Commonwealth Games 2022, India got its first medal

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Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 UPDATE: India’s Sanket Mahadev’s historic performance in Commonwealth Games 2022, India got its first medal

CWG 2022 Live Day 2: Sanket Sargar started the country’s medal tally at the Commonwealth Games by claiming a silver medal in the men’s 55kg category. The 21-year-old looked on course to win the gold, but two unsuccessful clean and jerk attempts spoiled her chances as she lifted a total of 248 kg (113 kg by 135 kg) to finish second.

 

Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 UPDATE: India's Sanket Mahadev's historic performance in Commonwealth Games 2022, India got its first medal
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Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 UPDATE: India’s Sanket Mahadev’s historic performance in Commonwealth Games 2022, India got its first medal

Star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will also be seen in action on the second day of the Commonwealth Games as India look forward to more success. Tokyo Olympic silver medalist Chanu will look to not only defend her Commonwealth Games title but also add a third medal at the Games.

 Boxer Lovlina Borgohain will also be in action later in the night (12 AM IST), as she begins her campaign on Day 2. The Indian hockey team will face Wales in a tough game in Group B, aiming to continue further. The momentum after Friday’s 5-0 win over Ghana. Meanwhile, Srihari Natraj will take part in the medal race after qualifying for the finals last night. Their race starts at 1:35 AM IST.

Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 UPDATE: Sanket Mahadev won the first medal from India’s side. Saket Mahadev left all the opponents behind for the third consecutive attempt in the snatch round. After the second round, in the third round also Sanket secured the first position by lifting 113 kg. With this, Sanket’s hopes of winning the gold medal have increased.

Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 UPDATE: Indian players put on a stellar performance on the second day of the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. India won its first medal in weightlifting. Sanket Mahadev Sargar got the first medal from India. In the Commonwealth Games 2022, India’s Sanket Mahadev Sargar opened India’s account in the medal tally by winning a silver medal in the 55 kg weight category. Sanket lifted a total of 238 kg and won the silver medal in the 55 kg weight category.

Sanket lifted 107 kg in the first attempt

In the men’s 55 kg weight category, Sanket Mahadev performed brilliantly by lifting 107 kg weight in the first attempt in the final match. Only Malaysian weightlifter equaled Sanket Mahadev in this round. The other contestants lagged far behind Sanket.

Beats all rivals in the second attempt


Today was a very happy day for India in the Commonwealth Games 2022. India’s account in the medal tally opened when the first medal in weightlifting was received. Sanket, who lifted 107 kg in the first attempt, performed amazingly in the second attempt, lifting 111 kg to become the highest lifter in the competition.

Historic performance in the third attempt and lifted 113 kg weight


Sanket Mahadev continued his stellar performance in the snatch round by lifting 113 kg in the third attempt and secured the first position. With this performance, Sanket Mahadev’s hopes of winning the gold medal have increased a lot.

Sanket maintained his dominance in the clean and jerk round as well.
After the snatch round, Sanket Mahadev continued his strong performance in the clean and jerk round and maintained his medal by lifting 135 kg in the first round. But he failed to lift the weight in both rounds. In the second round, Sanket Mahadev was suffering from pain. Sanket lifted a total of 248 kg by lifting 113 kg in the snatch round and 135 kg in the jerk and clean round.

Won Gold Medal in Weightlifting Championship


 Sanket Mahadev Sargar is the main part of the Commonwealth Games Indian team. Signs have become a well-known name in weightlifting. In the Commonwealth Weightlifting Competition held last year, he won a gold medal in the 55 kg weight category. Sanket’s stellar performance has boosted his medal-winning hopes, and he has lived up to it.

Sanket Mahadev is born in Sangli, Maharashtra


Sanket Mahadev Sargar belongs to Sangli in Maharashtra. He was born in the Sangli district of Maharashtra. Presently he is a student of Shivaji University History, Kolhapur. Sanket has been devoted to sports since childhood. Now he has made his name across the country by winning the first medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022. His achievement has created an atmosphere of celebration in his village.

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