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Jeremy Lalrinnunga Gold Medal, India has got the fifth medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Jeremy Lalrinnunga has won the gold medal in the mens weightlifting 67 kg weight category. Jeremy Lalrinnungale lifted a record 140 kg in the snatch, while he managed to lift 160 kg in the clean and jerk. That is, making a Games record, he lifted a total of 300 kg and won the gold medal.
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Jeremy Lalrinnunga suffered injuries on two occasions during the clean and jerk round but he did not lose heart and ended up winning the gold medal for the country. In this event, Samoas Wapwannevo won silver and Nigerias A. Joseph won the bronze medal. The special thing is that in the Commonwealth 2022, India has got five medals by weightlifters so far. Where Tokyo Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu won gold in the 49 kg weight category.
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On the other hand, Sanket Mahadev Sargar, mens 55 kg weight category and Bindiyarani Devi also won a silver medals in womens 55 kg weight category. Apart from this, Gururaja Pujari was successful in winning the bronze medal in the 61 kg weight category.
19 year old @raltejeremy WINS GOLD ?on his Debut at #CWG2022.— Sambit Patra (@sambitswaraj) July 31, 2022
Heartiest Congratulations to the weightlifter, Jeremy Lalrinnunga for winning India her second Gold in the #CWG2022.
The whole nation is super proud of you.#CommonwealthGames2022 pic.twitter.com/M5Smtcjel1
Jeremy won the gold medal in the boys 62 kg weightlifting event at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics. Jeremy lifted 150 kg in snatch round 124 and clean and jerk. That is, Jeremy had won this medal by lifting a total of 274 kg. With this, Jeremy became the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Youth Olympics. Then Jeremy also won the silver medal in the Asian Weightlifting Championship.
19-year-old Jeremy Lalrinnunga qualified for the Commonwealth Games 2022 by winning the gold medal in the mens 67 kg weight category of the Commonwealth Championships held last year. In this competition held in Tashkent, Jeremy Lalrinnunga achieved this golden success by lifting 305 kg. 2018 Youth Olympics gold medalist Jeremy Larinunga had a best effort of 141 in snatch and 164 kg in clean and jerk.
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