Ajay Singh creates new Commonwealth record

Last Updated: Jul 12 2019 18:08
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WEIGHTLIFTING- India’s Ajay Singh won a gold medal on the third day of the Commonwealth Championship and also set a new game record in the process.

Ajay lifted 190kg in the 81kg clean and jerk category. His total reached 338kg with the best snatch weight of 148kgs.

This is also Ajay's personal best and 18kgs more than his 320kg (142kg+178kg) effort at the Asian Championships held in Ningbo, China in April.

Papul Changmai finished behind Ajay to clinch the silver medal in the same category.