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CWG' 18: Weightlifter Deepak Lather bags India's first bronze

India now has four medals at the Gold Coast Games and all four have come from weightlifting

ANI  |  Gold Coast [Australia] 

Indian weightlifter won bronze in the men's 69 kg category on the Day 2 of the at the here on Friday.

The 18-year-old lifted a combined weight of 295kg (136kg in snatch and 159kg in Clean and Jerk). of claimed gold with a combined weight lift of 299kg in the event while Sri Lanka's Indika won silver with a lift of 297kg.

now has four medals at the Gold Coast Games and all four have come from

Earlier in the day, weightlifter Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu won its second gold medal at the Games by outshining in the women's 53 kg category event.

Sanjita's Gold comes a day after her Manipuri teammate Saikhom Mirabai Chanu bagged country's first gold in the women's 48 kg category event.

Elsewhere, on Day 2 of the Games, beat 4-1 in Women's Pool A match.

In boxing, India's Naman Tanwar defeated Haruna Mhando of to reach the quarter-finals in men's 91kg category.

finished last in the women's S9 100m backstroke heats.

Indian women's team of and logged 13.250 and 13.200 points in the vault and will know later in the day if they have made it to the medal round.

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First Published: Fri, April 06 2018. 12:55 IST