Commonwealth Games 2018: Another Gold for India in the weightlifting

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Satish Kumar Sivalingam retained his Gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. Image Source: twitter

XtraTime Web Desk: The Indian Weightlifters continue to shine at the Gold Coast, bringing another gold for the nation on the third day of The Commonwealth Games 2018.

Satish Kumar Sivalingam retained his Gold medal at the Commonwealth Games by winning another gold in the 2018 version of the games.

He won the gold medal by lifting a total of 317 Kgs at the Carrara sports arena 1 at Gold Coast on Saturday.

Satish helped India win the third gold medal at the games. His performance was slightly short of what he had achieved in the 20th edition of the games but it was good enough to get him the gold.

Satish, an employee of Indian Railways, Southern division in Chennai, was behind Jack Oliver in snatch by a kilogram, as he did not go any farther than 144 kg. But he made it up by putting up a superior show in clean and jerk and assured himself of the gold medal at the end of the second attempt itself with a weight of 173kg.

After wining this medal India has a total of 5 medals at the games consisting of 3 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medals.

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