India lift another Gold

India lift another Gold

India lift another Gold

After Mirabai Chanu (48kg) and Sanjita Chanu (53kg), Sathish and Rahul continued India's gold-collecting spree at the Games. Lather bagged a bronze medal in the men's 69 kilogram competition.

Canada's Maude Charron clinched the gold medal in the women's weightlifting 63kg final after lifting a Games record 122kg in her final attempt in clean and jerk to record a total of 220kg.

India's Sanita Chanu Khumukcham won the gold medal with a lift of 192kg. Chanu smashed the Games records in 48-kg category snatch, clean and jerk and overall en route her gold medal winning performance, which fetched her a thunderous applause from Australian fans, who queued up to take her autograph after the medal ceremony.

But there were some disappointments from India too. India's men's paddlers will meet Singapore in the semifinals, defeating Malaysia 3-1, while the women's team will face England in the last four after defeating Malaysia 3-0.

Das finished 21st in the all-around final, with a total of 43.800 points.

It means the Brownlee brothers leave the Gold Coast without a gold medal, with world champion Alistair and Jonathan combining with Jess Learmonth and Vicky Holland to get the silver. On the contrary, one of the worse decisions was to nominate a physio to join the team as late as on 23 March, and it could have boomeranged big time on the squad, not the least in the case of Sivalingam.

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In cycling, Deborah Herold and Aleena Reji finished 13th and 14th respectively in the women's 500m time trial, while the trio of Sanuraj Sanandaraj, Ranjit Singh and Sahil Kumar failed to qualify forward to the quarter-finals of the men's sprint.

On Day 3, Canada added seven medals to its total, positioning the team third in the medal count with 18 so far.

She took round one with a score of 10-8, 10-9, 10-9, 10-9, 10-9.

India also had a mixed day in the lawn bowls events, reaching Round 5 in the men's Pairs and women's Fours event, while they suffered losses in the Round 3 of the men's Pairs and Triples competitions.

If he is fit, Yego targets to improve on his best throw and retain his gold medal, which he last won in 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. That meant that Dika Toua had to lift 113kg in her final lift, but despite giving her best she stumbled and lost grip of the bar, which meant that Sanjita was the gold medalist.

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