India wins two gold medals in weightlifting at CWG 2014

India wins two gold medals in weightlifting at 20th Commonwealth Games 2014. India ran away with opening day honours in the weightlifting competition of the 20th Commonwealth Games with Sukhen Dey and K Sanjita Chanu winning the gold medal in their respective events in Glasgow. The Indian team bagged four out of six medals on offer on day one of the competition on Thursday.
Sanjita and Saikhom Mirabai Chanu opened India's campaign on a flying note by winning a gold and silver respectively in women's 48kg before Dey and Ganesh Mali bagged with first and third position in men's 56kg to cap a remarkable day for the Indians at the Clyde Auditorium. The 25-year-old Dey lifted a total of 248kg (109+139) after trailing at the halfway snatch stage, but came back strongly in clean and jerk to win the gold.

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