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CWG 2022, Sudhir clinches historic gold in para powerlifting

By Priyansh - August 5, 2022 - Last updated on Aug 05, 2022 01:34 PM CWG 2022, Sudhir clinches historic gold in para powerlifting

Indias Sudhir claimed the gold medal in mens heavyweight para powerlifting event at the Commonwealth Games. The 27-year-old Sudhir, who has an impairment due to the effects of polio, opened Indias para sports medal account. Murali Sreeshankar clinched a silver in mens long jump to give India its second medal in athletics. Boxers Amit Panghal, Sagar Ahlawat, Jasmine Lamboriya and Rohit Tokas assured 4 more medals for India while the mens hockey team also advanced to the semis on Day 7 of the Games. Sudhir, an Asian Para Games bronze medallist, lifted 208kg in his first attempt before increasing it to 212kg in his second effort to gather 134.5 points and break the Games record. Sudhir had won a bronze in mens upto 88kg with a best lift of 214kg at the World Para Powerlifting Asia-Oceania Open Championship in South Korea in June.

Sudhir Kumar Chitradurga Achievements
  • International debut
  • Year 2018

  • Sport specific information
  • He began powerlifting in 2013 in Sonipat, India.

    Name of coach: Vijay Munishwar [national]

  • Bronze medal winner in the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
  • Competed in 69kg Lightweight and 77kg Middleweight category in two Commonwealth Games.

CWG:Wrestling matches will start from today

cwg 2022 sudhir clinches historic gold in para powerlifting 1Todays schedule of Indian wrestler
  • 03:00 hrs: Mohit Grewal, Mens Freestyle 125kg
  • 03:00 hrs: Bajrang Punia - Mens Freestyle 65 KG
  • 03:00 hrs: Deepak Poonia, Mens Freestyle 86 KG
  • 03:00 PM: Anshu Malik - Womens Freestyle 57 KG
  • 03:00 hrs: Sakshi Malik - Womens Freestyle 62 KG
  • 03:00 PM: Divya Kakran - Womens Freestyle 68 KG

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