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Commonwealth Games 2022: Vikas Thakur wins silver in men's 96kg weightlifting

Weightlifter Vikas Thakur wins silver in Men's 96 kg final at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.

Commonwealth Games 2022: Vikas Thakur wins silver in mens 96kg weightlifting

Vikas Thakur at the CWG 2022


Rajdeep Saha

Updated: 2 Aug 2022 3:09 PM GMT

Weightlifter Vikas Thakur adds another medal to India's tally at the Commonwealth Games after winning the silver in the Men's 96 kg final. He lifted a total of 346 kg which was enough to earn him the second place finish, having a three kilo advantage from the bronze winner.

Samoa's Don Opeloge won the gold with a Games Record of 381 kg! Thakur lifted 155 kg in the Snatch round while he cleaned and jerked a massive 191 kg in the second round. This silver increases India's tally to 11 medals!

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