Indians lifters bag 87 medals at C'wealth Championships

India notched up a whopping 78 medals, including 38 gold, in the Commonwealth Youth, Junior and Senior Weightlifting Championships.

New Delhi: Youth Asian Games champion Ragala Venkat Rahul (77kg) stole the show with half a dozen gold medals as India signed off with a whopping 87 medals at the Commonwealth Youth and Junior Championships which concluded in Penang, Malaysia today.

In the senior men's division, Sivalingam Sathish Kumar (77kg) won three gold medals.

India signed off with a overall tally of 47 gold, 28 silver and 12 bronze medals at the event.

The youth boys were the stars of the show with a combined tally for 13 gold medals. In fact, they were the biggest contributors to the tally with 21 medals in all.

The youth girls contributed 18 medals.

( Source : PTI )
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