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Indian lifters win 57 gold at Commonwealth Championships

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Indian lifters win 57 gold at Commonwealth Championships
Indian lifters win 57 gold at Commonwealth Championships

Indian weightlifters ended their Commonwealth Youth, Junior & Senior Championships in style, bagging six medals on Saturday to take their overall tally to a staggering 117, including 57 gold, on the final day of the event in Penang, Malaysia.

Besides 57 gold, Indian lifters finished with 39 silver and 21 bronze.

The biggest contributors to the tally were the youth boys, who notched up 24 medals, including 16 gold and eight silver.

The youth girls were not too far behind with 21 medals, inclusive of a dozen gold.

The junior men and women’s teams also bagged 21 medals each, while senior men won 12 and senior women accounted for a total of 18 medals.

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