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CWG 2022: Weightlifter Lovepreet Singh claims bronze in Men's 109 kg

Heavyweight weightlifter Lovepreet Singh added to India's rich haul from weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games by claiming a bronze medal in the 109 kg division at the National Exhibition Centre

Commonwealth Games | Weightlifting | CWG

IANS  |  Birmingham 

Lovepreet Singh
Lovepreet Singh

Heavyweight weightlifter Lovepreet Singh added to India's rich haul from at the by claiming a bronze medal in the Men's 109 kg division at the National Exhibition Centre here on Wednesday.


The 24-year-old Lovepreet Singh lifted 163 in snatch and added 192 kg in clean and jerk for a combined total of 355 kg, which put him behind Junior Periclex Ngadja Nyabeyeu of Cameroon, who had a total of 361 and Jack Hittila Opeloge of Samoa who had a total of 358.

Though he had a clean series of lifts and succeeded in all six attempts, Lovepreet was totally conservative in his approach and worked with the aim of securing a bronze medal.

This was India's ninth medal from the 2022 at Birmingham and the 14th medal overall, five gold, five silver and four bronze.--IANS


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First Published: Wed, August 03 2022. 18:03 IST