India’s performance in weightlifting in the Commonwealth Games being held in Birmingham so far has been impressive. India won the silver medal in weightlifting on the fifth day of the Commonwealth Games. Weightlifter Vikas Thakur won silver medal for India in men’s 96kg category
Vikas Thakur, Weightlifter (Photo Credits: Twitter)
- India got silver medal in weightlifting
- Vikas Thakur won silver medal in 96 kg weight category
CWG 2022: In the Commonwealth Games 2022 (Commonwealth Games 2022) being played in Birmingham (Birmingham), India has had a great performance in weightlifting so far. India won the silver medal in weightlifting on the fifth day of the Commonwealth Games. Weightlifter Vikas Thakur won India a silver medal in the men’s 96kg category. This is India’s 8th medal in weightlifting. In the match, Don Opelog of Samoa lifted 171 kg in the snatch round and 210 kg in the clean and jerk round. That is, Don Opelog lifted a total of 381 kg. Actually, this is also a new record for Commonwealth Games. At the same time, Vikas lifted 149 kg in the first attempt.
Vikas won the men’s 96kg final with a total lift of 346kg. #B2022
Snatch – 155 kg
C&J – 191 kg
—SAI Media (@Media_SAI) 2 August 2022
After his first attempt in the snatch, Vikas Thakur lifted 153 kg and then 155 kg. Why Vikas Thakur’s best performance in snatch is 155kg? Actually, Vikas lifted 187 kg in the first attempt of the clean and jerk round, but he did better in the second attempt. In the second attempt, the Indian lifter lifted 191 kg. At the same time, Vikas Thakur could not succeed in lifting 190 kg in the third attempt. In this way, by combining snatch and clean and jerk, he lifted a total of 346 kg and won the silver medal for India.
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First published: 03 Aug 2022, 10:04:53 am
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