August 15, 2022
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India’s Harjinder Kaur won bronze medal in Commonwealth Games 2022

Indian weightlifter Harjinder Kaur on Monday won a bronze medal with a combined lift of 212kg in the women’s 71kg final at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. Nigerian weightlifter Joy Ogbon Eze failed in all three of her attempts in the clean and jerk round, meaning Harjinder Kaur became India’s ninth medalist at the Commonwealth Games 2022. Sarah Davis of England won the gold medal.

Harjinder Singh was successful in all her efforts in the clean and jerk round. In her third attempt, she lifted 119 kg to take her total to 212 kg (93 kg (119 kg).

In her first attempt in the snatch category, Harjinder failed to lift 90 kg. She finally successfully lifted 90kg in her second attempt in the category. In his third and final attempt, he lifted 93kg at his best.


In the clean and jerk category, she successfully lifted 113 kg. In her second attempt, she lifted 116 kg without breaking a sweat. He improved on his last attempt and successfully lifted 119 kg.

Earlier on the third day of the Games, Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga won the gold medal with a stellar performance in the 67kg men’s weightlifting event. While Achinta Shuli finished the third day for India with a gold in the 73kg event.

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