CWG 2018: Manu Bhaker and Punam Yadav brought gold medals for India


NEW DELHI: Today’s Sunday come with golden news for the Indians, wondering how? Let us unveil the whole story. India’s teenage Punam Yadav and Manu Bhaker win gold medals for India in Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2018 at Gold Coast at the start of day four.

Punam added fifth gold to the tally with a top finish in the 69kg category of the 21st Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast.

PunamYadav who had recieved bronze medal in the year 2014 Glasgow impression, lifted 222Kg to claim gold ahead of England’s Sarah Davies, who finished with 217kg
The Englishwoman went for a 128kg lift in her final clean and jerk attempt in pursuit of gold but could not complete it and dropped the bar.

Yadav had claimed a silver at last year’s Commonwealth Championships last year, her first event after making the jump from 63kg to 69kg category.
The bronze medal was won by Fiji’s Apolonia Vaivai with an effort of 216kg (100kg+116kg).

Earlier Mirabai Chanu (48kg), Sanjita Chanu (53kg), Sathish Sivalingam (77kg) and Venkat Rahul Ragala (85kg) had claimed gold medals in the ongoing edition.