She became the first SA woman in eight years to earn a swimming medal at the Games. “With fans in the crowd, I wanted to give them something to cheer about by delivering a fast time”. A Summer Youth Olympics silver medalist, Ragala started his route by attempting 147 kg in his first snatch.
The former Cardinal Newman High School student swam the anchor leg as England held off Scotland to finish second behind dominant gold-medal winners Australia.
The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games are on and the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is sharing in the spotlight. “Congratulations to Deepak Lather for winning a Bronze in Weightlifting (Men’s, 69 Kg Category) #PresidentKovind”, President Kovind tweeted.
The contrast couldn’t have been more striking between the two Indians.
India now have 6 medals in the Games – 4 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze – and all have come from weightlifting.
Ilminster bowler Rob Paxton also got off to a winning start on his games debut as part of the England team which thrashed Papua New Guinea 24-6 in section A of the triples competition at the Broadbeach club.
The State Government has announced a cash reward of Rs 15 lakh each for Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu who have brought laurels to the Nation and the State by winning gold medals in Weightlifting event of the 21st Commonwealth Games now underway at Gold Coast in Australia.
Nigeria’s men’s basketball team D’Tigers.
“We always knew he is going to make it big because, from childhood, he has been level-headed, very disciplined and always motivated to keep improving”.
“I have had a tough time with my recovery and rehabilitation between my lifts due to the absence of our team physio”, said Gururaja, who uses one name and won silver in the men’s 56kg class.
A thrilling men’s 200m freestyle final set the tone as South African Chad Le Clos – who only 20 minutes earlier had won the 50m butterfly event – raced out to the lead at the halfway mark. Ghosal squandered a two-game lead to go down to World No. 65 Binnie 11-5, 11-7, 8-11, 9-11, 10-12.