Commonwealth Games 2022: Weightlifter Vikas Thakur wins silver medal for India
There is another good news for India from Commonwealth Games 2022. Actually, Indian weightlifter Vikas Thakur has won the silver medal. He won this medal in the men’s 96 kg weight category. This is India’s 12th medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022, while it is the eighth medal in weightlifting. At the same time, if we talk about this match, then Vikas lifted 155 kg in the snatch round and 191 kg in the clean and jerk round. That is, he took the silver medal by lifting a total of 346 kg.
Samoa’s Don Opalog is ahead of Vikas Thakur
Samoa’s Don Opalog was ahead of Indian weightlifter Vikas Thakur. Don Opalog of Samoa lifted 171 kg in the snatch round and 210 kg in the clean and jerk round. That is, the weightlifter of Samoa lifted a total of 381 kg. Actually, it Commonwealth Games Has a new record. At the same time, talking about development, he lifted 149 kg in the first attempt.
Vikas lifted a total of 346 kg
Vikas Thakur lifted 153 kg after the first attempt and then 155 kg. In this way, Vikas Thakur’s best performance in snatch was 155 kg. Actually, Vikas lifted 187 kg in the first attempt of the clean and jerk round, but he improved his performance in the attempt. In the second attempt, the Indian weightlifter lifted 191 kg. At the same time, in the third attempt, Vikas was trying to lift 190 kg, but did not get success. In this way, by combining snatch and clean and jerk, he lifted 346 kg.