Venkat Rahul Ragala wins India’s fourth gold in weightlifting at 21st Commonwealth Games 2018
Weightlifter Venkat Rahul Ragala claimed India’s fourth Gold medal in 85-kg category at 21st Commonwealth Games with a total lift of 338 Kg in Gold Coast on April 7, 2018. Earlier, Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam won India’s third gold medal. Apart from this, Mirabai Chanu (48kg) and Sanjita Chanu (53kg) won gold medals in the women’s competition and P Gururaja claimed a silver in the men’s 56kg category. Teenager Deepak Lather became the youngest Indian weightlifter to claim a Commonwealth Games medal by clinching a bronze in the men’s 69kg weightlifting category. India have so far won 4 Gold, One Silver and one bronze, and all the medals have come from the weightlifting arena.
Topics: Chanu • Commonwealth Games • Deepak Lather • Gururaja Poojary • Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu • Ragala Venkat Rahul • Sathish Sivalingam • Sukhen Dey • Weightlifters • Weightlifting • Weightlifting in India