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Renu Bala gives India the first gold in weightlifting
Renu Bala Chanu gave India its first gold medal in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games event after finishing first in the women’s category of 58 kg by the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Sports Complex today.
Renu Bala eclipsed all its rivals, as she gently lifted weights before every step in his final attempt of 103 kg in clean and jerk event, but as she already had a hole in the No. 1 position. And even if Sean Lee in Australia trying to approach her, but she won a silver medal, while Zoe Smith of England took bronze.
Renu Bala looked comfortable from the start. She finished the snatch event with a maximum lift of 90 kg, which makes it set a new record for the Commonwealth Games. Ciana Agricole to 87 kg after the snatch event was ranked second, but she eventually finished fourth.
Somdev, Sania move to the quarter-finals, Bopanna out
Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza breezed into the quarterfinals of convincing victories, but Rohan Bopanna crashed out of competition Men’s Singles today.
Against the Australian second seed Peter Luczak, Bopanna lost 2-6, 6-7 and the second round of the RK Khanna Tennis Stadium.
Previously, the top seed Somdev beat Sri Lanka Amresh Jayawickreme 6-0, 6-1 in the men’s singles of the game when Sania won the Cook Island Teei Britain 6-0,6-2 and women’s singles second round match. Somdev wrapped the first set in just 20 minutes. Jayawickreme However, we managed to hold his service in the first game of the second block to cover.
Top 5 Countries Medals Tally:
AUS 13 10 6 29
IND 8 7 2 17
ENG 4 8 6 18
MAS 3 2 3 8
RSA 2 2 1 5