Indian weightlifter Vikas Thakur, who gained a silver medal with a mixed raise of 346 kg within the Males`s 96 kg remaining on the ongoing Commonwealth Video games 2022 in Birmingham on Tuesday, celebrated the medal with Sidhu Moosewala type celebration. The video of his celebration went viral on social media. Earlier, cricketer Sarfaraz Khan had celebrated his double century for Mumbai in opposition to Madhya Pradesh within the Ranji Trophy 2022 remaining in the identical manner.
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In Vikas’ first try on the Snatch class, he lifted 149 kg swiftly. Within the second try, he lifted a large raise of 153 kg with out breaking a sweat. Within the third and remaining try of the Snatch, he improved his final try by lifting a large 155 kg. The raise put him stage on the third place with Taniela Tuisuva Rainibogi from Fiji. Samoan weightlifter Don Opeloge lifted 171kg within the snatch spherical, a Commonwealth Video games file within the class. Within the Clear and Jerk, Vikas lifted a large weight of 187 kg. Within the second try, he lifted 191 kg efficiently. Within the remaining and third try of the class, he did not raise 198 kg.
Earlier on Day 4 of the Video games, Indian weightlifter Harjinder Kaur gained a bronze medal with a mixed raise of 212 kg within the Ladies`s 71 kg remaining. Whereas on Day 3, Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga bagged gold with a dominant efficiency within the 67 Kg males`s weightlifting occasion. Whereas Achinta Sheuli completed day 3 on a excessive for India with gold within the 73 kg occasion. India have up to now gained 5 gold, 4 silver and three bronze medals.