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Jul 12, 2019
1:21PM

Lifter Ajay Singh wins gold at Commonwealth Championships

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Indian weightlifter Ajay Singh has won Gold in 81 kg category at the Commonwealth Championships in Apia, city of Samoa today. 

22 year old also created a new Commonwealth record in the clean and jerk category by lifting more than double his body weight (190kg) to score vital points at the Olympic qualifying event.  He also smashed the national record in the same category.  

The Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships bronze medallist had earlier pulled off a clean lift of 148kgs in the snatch event, taking his total to 338kg. This is also Ajay's personal best. 

 The other Indian in the 81kg category, Papul Changmai clinched the silver medal by lifting a total of 313kgs. 

P Anuradha lifted 221kg to grab the first place in the men's 87kg category, while Commonwealth gold medallist RV Rahul settled for the second spot by lifting 325kg in the 89kg event.

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