Sudhir Wins Gold In Para Powerlifting: Ongoing 2022 in Birmingham Commonwealth Games In India, Sudhir did wonders. He won India Gold for the first time in Para Powerlifting. Earlier, India had not won a gold medal in this category till now. Sudhir set a Games record with 134.5 points. Sudhir has become the first athlete for India to win a gold in Para Powerlifting.
India’s para powerlifter Sudhir won the gold medal in the men’s heavyweight category by lifting 212 kg. Sudhir, weighing 87.30 kg, lifted 208 kg in the first attempt with a rack height of 14. After this, Sudhir lifted 212 kg in the second attempt. At the same time, Sudhir remained on top with 134.5 points and won the gold medal.
Country got 6th gold and 20th medal
For your information, let us tell you that this is India’s sixth gold in the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Earlier Mirabai Chanu, Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Anchita Sheuly, Women’s Lawn Ball Team and Table Tennis Men’s Team won gold. At the same time, this is the total 20th medal.
Murali Sreeshankar won silver in long jump
India’s Murali Sreeshankar did wonders in the men’s long jump. He won silver medal in track and field. This is India’s 19th medal in the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Sreeshankar won the silver medal in the men’s long jump final with a best jump of 8.08 meters.
India’s long jumper Murali Sreeshankar has won India’s second medal in track and field. Sreeshankar won the silver medal in the final of Men’s Long Jump with a best jump of 8.08 meters. With this, Sreeshankar has become the first male athlete from India to win a medal for India in the long jump event in the history of the Commonwealth Games.