Bindyarani Devi upped her game to claim a silver medal in the women’s 55kg category, delivering the country’s fourth weightlifting medal in as many categories at the Commonwealth Games.
“Congratulations to Bindyarani Devi for winning a silver medal at CWG, Birmingham. This achievement is a manifestation of her tenacity and made all Indians very happy,” Modi said in a tweet.
“I wish him the best for his future endeavours,” he added.
Congratulations to Bindyarani Devi on winning a silver medal at the CWG, Birmingham. This accomplishment is a manifesto… https://t.co/OA6bWYQO1s
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1659230803000
Shortly after Mirabai Chanu’s gold medal, Bindyarani Devi created a Games record by lifting 116kg in the clean and jerk after a personal best 86kg in the snatch, totaling 202kg on Saturday.
The gold medal should go to Nigerian Adijat Adenike Olarinoyewho lifted 203 kg (92 kg + 111 kg).