CWG 2022: Sudhir wins historic gold in para powerlifting men’s heavyweight event | Commonwealth Games 2022 News – Times of India

BIRMINGHAM: India’s Sudhir claimed the gold medal within the males’s heavyweight para powerlifting occasion on the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.
Sudhir, an Asian Para Video games bronze medallist, lifted 208kg in his first try earlier than rising it to 212kg in his second effort to assemble 134.5 factors and break the Video games report.

The 27-year-old Sudhir, who has an impairment as a result of results of polio, thus opened India’s para sports activities medal account within the ongoing CWG.
Ikechukwu Christian Obichukwu gained the silver with 133.6 factors, whereas Micky Xmas bagged the bronze with 130.9 factors.
Sudhir had gained a bronze in males’s upto 88kg with a finest raise of 214kg on the World Para Powerlifting Asia-Oceania Open Championship in South Korea in June.
Sudhir, who had began powerlifting in 2013 in Sonipat, has additionally certified for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Video games, which was postponed to subsequent 12 months.

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