Weightlifter Lovepreet Singh Wins Bronze, Nitu Ghanghas Assures 1st Boxing Medal

Aug 03, 2022 05:44 pm

Indian weightlifter Lovepreet Singh added another medal to India's tally after capturing a Bronze medal in the final of the Men's 109 kg category. He finished with a combined lift of 355 kg. It consisted of 163 kg in his final Snatch attempt and a best of 192 kg in the Clean and Jerk category. Cameroon's Junior Periclex Ngadja Nyabeyeu took home the Gold with a combined lift of 361 kg, which consisted of the best lift of 160 kg in the Snatch category and the best of 201 kg in the C&J category. The silver medal went to Samoa's Jack Hitila Opeloge who had a combined lift of 358 kg. It consisted of the best lift of 164 kg in the Snatch category and 194 in the C&J category.

On the other hand Boxer Nitu Ganghas enters semis, assures India of a medal. Indian pugilist Nitu Ganghas progressed to the semifinals of women's 48kg boxing category to assure herself of a medal at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Nitu, a two-time youth gold medallist, was declared winner by ABD when her Northern Ireland's opponent Nicole Clyde threw in the towel in the third and final round of the quarterfinal match.