CWG 2014: Indian Weightlifter Chandrakant Mali Wins Bronze

Updated: 30 July 2014 07:30 IST

Chandrakant Mali lifted a total of 338kg. He had lifted 150kg in his third attempt in snatch and 188kg in clean and jerk.

CWG 2014: Indian Weightlifter Chandrakant Mali Wins Bronze
A representational photo of the Commonwealth Games sport of weightlifting. © AP

Glasgow:

Weightlifter Chandrakant Mali won the bronze medal in the men's 94kg category bringing home the 10th medal for India in the day at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday. (CWG Day 6 Wrap | Highlights | Schedule | Medal Tally)

The gold went to Papua New Guinea's Steven Kukuna Kari with a total lift of 349kg while Cameroon-born Simplice Ribouem of Australia took the silver also with a lift of 349kg at the Clyde Auditorium. Kari, however, was declared the winner on account of lesser body weight. (Indian wrestlers bag three Gold medals on Day 6 of CWG)

Mali lifted a total of 338kg. He had lifted 150kg in his third attempt in snatch and 188kg in clean and jerk. (Shooters Sanjeev Rajput, Gagan Narang win silver and bronze).

Topics : Commonwealth Games 2014 Weightlifting
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