CWG 2022: Weightlifter Achinta Sheuli bags India’s third gold | Commonwealth Games 2022 News – Times of India


BRIMINGHAM: Weightlifter Achinta Sheuli (73kg) lived as much as his prime billing as he clinched India’s third gold within the Commonwealth Games right here.
Favorite to win the occasion, debutant Sheuli heaved 313kg (143kg+170kg) to seize the gold at NEC Corridor on Sunday.
Malaysia’s Erry Hidayat Muhammad, who gave Sheuli a tricky competitors, ended because the second finest lifter within the occasion. He had a finest effort of 303kg (138kg+165kg).

Canada’s Shad Darsigny was third with a complete carry of 298kg (135kg+163kg).
Sheuli, a junior world championship silver medallist, executed three clear lifts — 137kg, 140kg and 143kg — within the snatch part.
His 143kg effort helped him smash the Video games report and enhance his private finest.
Heading into clear and jerk with a 5 kilogram benefit, the Kolkata lifter began with a 166kg carry, which he hoisted simply.

Sheuli then faltered his 170kg try solely to heave the load within the third try and create a brand new Video games report in whole carry (313kg).
The Indian lifter needed to wait patiently in direction of the top to seek out out what medal he’d take dwelling because the Malaysian tried a 176kg carry in his final two makes an attempt solely to fail.
With the gold from Sheuli, the Indian weightlifting contingent has bagged its sixth medal of the Video games.


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