CWG 2022: Weightlifter Gururaja wins bronze in 61kg category | Commonwealth Games 2022 News

BIRMINGHAM: weightlifter Gururaja Poojary picked up a bronze medal in the men’s 61kg category at the Commonwealth Games, adding to India’s tally on Saturday.
Gururaja, a silver medalist at the 2018 CWG in Gold Coast, lifted a total of 269kg (118kg + 151kg) to finish in third place.

malaysia Aznil Bin Bidin Muhamad won the gold medal with a Games-record lift of 285 kg (127+158). Moree Baru from Papua New Guinea took silver with a total lift of 273 kg (121+152).
It was India’s second medal at the current edition of the Games after Sanket Sagar won a silver medal in the men’s 55kg category.

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