Weightlifter Gururaja wins silver at CWG, navyamedia

Weightlifter Gururaja wins silver at CWG

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Indian weightlifter P Gururaja today bagged India’s first medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Gururaja lifted a total of 249 kg – 111 kg snatch, 138 kg clean and jerk – to win the silver in men’s 56 kg this morning.

At the 2016 Commonwealth Championships, the 26-year-old Gururaja, who took part in CWG for the first time, had grabbed a gold medal.