Weightlifters Sathish Sivalingam wins Gold for India in Commonwealth Games 2014

Weightlifters Sathish Sivalingam, Ravi Katulu win gold and silver for India in the Commonwealth Games 2014. It is late night bloom for all the Indian fans as the weightlifters Sathish Sivalingam and Ravi Katulu won the gold and silver medal respectively in the Weightlifting Men’s 77 kg group A event.  Sathish Sivalingam with a total of 328 kg took the top spot as his Indian counterpart Ravi Katulu lifted a total of 317 kg to bag the silver medal. The third place went to Australian F Etoundi who lifted a total of 314 kg. Sathish Shivalingam was brilliant in his snatch lifts with clean lifts of 142 kg, 146 kg and 149 kg in three attempts, never earning a fault. In the Clean and Jerk he lifted a magnificent 179 kg. Ravi Katulu of India lifted the best of 142 kg in the snatch and 175 in the clean and jerk to get a total of 317 kg. With these two medals, Indian Weightlifters have now won 9 medals in total in this Commonwealth Games 2014.

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