Indian Lifters Sweep Team Trophies at Commonwealth Championships

Updated: 16 October 2015 15:46 IST

India bagged the top honours in senior men, senior women, junior men, junior women and youth girls categories, while finishing runners-up in the youth boys division.

Indian Lifters Sweep Team Trophies at Commonwealth Championships
S Sathish Kumar (77kg) was adjudged best lifter in senior men's category. (Picture for representational use only) © AP

Pune:

The Indian team ended its campaign in the 2015 Commonwealth Youth, Junior & Senior weightlifting championships on a high after emerging triumphant in as many as five categories out of six here. (Click here for latest Sports stories)

India bagged the top honours in senior men, senior women, junior men, junior women and youth girls categories, while finishing runners-up in the youth boys division.

In the youth boys section, the trophy went to the Sri Lankan team.

S Sathish Kumar (77kg) was adjudged best lifter in senior men's category, while S Mirabai Chanu (48kg) emerged as best lifter in senior women's section.

R V Rahul (85kg, junior men), Pramila Krisani (53kg, junior women), Mohini Chavan (48kg, youth girls) and Lalu Taku (69kg, youth boys) won the best lifters' awards in their respective weight categories at the conclusion of the tournament last night.

Comments
Topics mentioned in this article Weightlifting
Related Articles
ISL: Hyderabad Run Riot In Guwahati, End Season In Style
ISL: Hyderabad Run Riot In Guwahati, End Season In Style
Womens T20 World Cup: Well Prepared The Challenge, Says Shafali Verma
Women's T20 World Cup: Well Prepared The Challenge, Says Shafali Verma
Ranji Trophy: Anustup Majumdar Scripts Dramatic Turnaround For Bengal
Ranji Trophy: Anustup Majumdar Scripts Dramatic Turnaround For Bengal
Ranji Trophy: Parthiv Patels Century Guides Gujarat To 330/4 Against Goa
Ranji Trophy: Parthiv Patel's Century Guides Gujarat To 330/4 Against Goa
Dubai Championships: Garbine Muguruza Shocked By Qualifier Jennifer Brady
Dubai Championships: Garbine Muguruza Shocked By Qualifier Jennifer Brady
Advertisement