CWG 2022: Jeremy Lalrinnunga takes gold in men’s 67kg

2022 CWG

31 Jul 2022, Birmingham: Jeremy Lalrinnunga of India clinched gold in men’s 67 kg category of weightlifting here on Sunday.

The 19-year-old, claimed gold with a Commonwealth Games record of 300 kg across the Snatch and Clean and Jerk. His performance is all the more impressive as he appeared to be injured during his Clean and Jerk attempts. Vaipave Ioane of Samoa and Edidiong Umoafia of Nigeria finished second and third respectively.

Jeremy’s gold is the fifth medal for India at Birmingham 2022. This is India’s 183rd gold in commonwealth games overall.

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