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  • Ravi Kumar bags 11th gold for India, creates new CWG record

    Published on October 7, 2010

    India’s K Ravi Kumar created a new Commonwealth Games record with a total lift of 321kgs as he grabbed gold in the 69-kg category in the weightlifting competition in New Delhi on Wednesday.

    The Orissa lad proved too good for his opponents as the second best finish was of 308 kgs.

    Sri Lanka’s Chinthana Vidanage took the silver medal, while Mohd Hafifi Mansor of Malaysia bagged bronze with a total lift of 306 kgs.

    From the very beginning, Ravi Kumar looked set to dominate the competition as he topped the snatch event with a lift of 146 kgs, which was also a Games record.

    Hafifi Mansor ended with 137 kgs and the Chinthana Vidanage lifted 134 kgs in snatch.