Glasgow, 25 July-2014, IANS: India’s Sukhen Dey has won the gold medal with a splendid lift in the clean and jerk. His compatriot Ganesh Mali took the bronze.
Lifter Sukhen Dey wins the gold medal at #CWG, Mali bags the bronze
Dey comfortably lifted 139 kg in his second attempt even as the other weightlifters made heavy weather of it.
Dey, who won a silver behind Hamizan Aminul Ibrahim in the New Delhi Commonwealth Games four years ago with a total of 252 kg, ended up here with a total weight of 248 kg, leaving Malaysia’s ZMD Pisol with the silver and temmate Mali with the bronze with a total weight of 244.
Incidentally, Srinivasa Rao, who won the bronze in Delhi, lifted 248 kg.