Gold Coast, April 9: Indian weightlifter Pardeep Singh took the silver in the men’s 105 kilogram category at the CWG on Monday, lifting 152kg in stch and 200kg in clean and jerk for a total of 352kg.
Sanele Mao of Samoa won the gold with a total of 360kg. He lifted 154kg in stch and 206kg in clean and jerk.
England’s Owen Boxall got the bronze with a total of 351kg which included 152kg in stch and 199kg in clean and jerk.
This was the seventh medal for India in weightlifting at this year’s CWG.
It was a disappointing day for the Indian women weightlifters however, as Purnima Pandey and Lalchhanhimi fared poorly in their respective events. Purnima Pandey finished sixth in a field of eight competitors in the women’s +90kg category. Competing in the women’s 90kg category, Lalchhanhimi fared even worse. She finished last amongst eight in her event with a total of 194kg. IANS