Achinta Sheuli lifted a Commonwealth Games record of 313kg.© Twitter
India’s weightlifter achinta Sheuli gave India its 3rd gold medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 by acing the men’s 73kg category on Sunday. The 20-year-old lifted a total of 313kg to win gold, and also set a Commonwealth Games record in the process. Sheuli first smashed the Games record twice in the Snatch round, lifting 140kg and 143kg. He then lifted 166kg and 170kg in the clean and jerk round to register a Games record for the overall weight.
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