Bindyarani Devi gained a silver medal at ongoing CWG’22© IHNS
India’s Bindyarani Devi gained India’s fourth medal on Day 2 of the continued Commonwealth Video games as she returned with a silver medal within the ladies’s 55 kg weightlifting. It was trying like she’s going to win a bronze when she failed in her second clear and jerk try of 114kg. However the weightlifter didn’t lose coronary heart as she tried a 116 kg carry, going into the second place, and ending with simply 1 kg lower than gold medallist Adijat Olarinoye from Nigeria.
Chatting with IHNS after the win, Devi mentioned: “I really feel very pleased, it’s a very huge occasion and I used to be capable of return with a medal. Mirabai Chanu has at all times helped me, she has at all times been an inspiration for me. When she returned with a silver medal at Tokyo Olympics, I additionally thought that I additionally need to win a medal. My hostel and my residence shouldn’t be that distant from the coaching centre.”
“Throughout COVID-19 lockdown, my fitness center and all stopped, and there have been just a little exhausting instances. In August, there are nationwide video games. Asian Video games are subsequent yr, I’ll put together to one of the best of my skill,” she added.
The 23-year-old lifted a complete of 202 kg. She lifted 86 kg within the snatch spherical and registered a Commonwealth Video games report carry of 116 kg within the clear and jerk spherical.
Nigeria’s Adijat Adenike Olarinoye additionally obliterated the Video games report in snatch and whole effort with an mixture of 203kg (92kg 111kg) to win the gold medal.
Native favorite Fraer Morrow completed third with a complete carry of 198kg (86kg 109kg).
Earlier, Mirabai Chanu had offered India its first gold whereas Sanket Sargar and Gururaja Poojary had clinched silver and bronze medals respectively.
(With PTI inputs)
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