Sanket Sargar wins India’s first CWG 2022 medal, bags silver in weighlifting
It was reasonably a sorrow for Sanket, who was set for gold however associate untimely injury he suferred in his second try of the clean and jerk spherical peggged him back. in a very thrilling end, Malaysia’s Bin Kasdan Mohamad Aniq upraised 142kg in his final attempt of the clean and jerk round to say the laurel wreath with a complete elevate of a pair of49kg (107+142).
Sanket Mahadev Sargar won India’ 1st medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham by claiming silver in men’ 55kg anaerobic exercise with a total lift of 248kg (113+135) on Day 2 at the Games on Saturday. it absolutely was reasonably a sorrow for Sanket, who was set for gold however associate untimely injury he suferred in his second attempt of the clean and jerk spherical whereas for 138kg peggged him back. To everyone’ surprise, the 21-year-old Indian did come back to try a 138kg elevate once more in his final effort of the clean and jerk round but his right elbow was in no form to let him carry the load.
in a very thrilling end, Malaysia’s Bin Kasdan Mohamad Aniq upraised 142kg – a Commonwealth Games record in clean and jerk – in his final try of the clean and jerk spherical to say the laurel wreath with a complete elevate of 249kg (107+142). Sri Lanka’ Dilanka Isuru Kumara Yodage bagged bronze with a total lift of 225kg (105+120).
Sanket’ best lift within the clean and jerk round came in his 1st attempt once the Maharashtra-born contestant managed to drag off a lift of a hundred thirty five kg.
He had succesfully upraised 107kg in his first attempt in the snatch round and beterred that with 111kg and 113kg lifts in his second and third attempt respectively.
Sanket was in gold position when the snatch spherical with a better of 113kg, that is additionally the national record. Bin Kasdan was the second with a best elevate of 107kg in snatch followed by Sri Lanka’ Dilanka Isuru Kumara Yodage’ 105kg lift. The Sri Lankan’ 112kg lift in his third try was 1st cleared however later deemed as foul by the referees.
Sanket was one amongst the favourites to end on the arena after he had claimed gold within the Commonwealth anaerobic exercise Championships in Tashkent Republic of Uzbekistan in Dec last year. The 21-year-old had upraised 113kg to form a replacement national record within the snatch class and win gold.