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Punam Yadav Wins Fifth Gold For India At Commonwealth Games 2018

The 22-year-old from Varanasi lifted 100 kg in snatch and 122 kg in the clean and jerk category to finish with a total of 222 kg to make the country proud.

Punam Yadav Wins Fifth Gold For India At Commonwealth Games 2018
Punam Yadav Wins Fifth Gold For India At Commonwealth Games 2018
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2018-04-08T15:11:26+05:30

Indian weightlifters continued their medal-winning streak in the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games as Punam Yadav clinched a gold medal in the women's 69 kg weightlifting event on Day four of the quadrennial event here on Sunday.

The 22-year-old from Varanasi lifted 100 kg in snatch and 122 kg in the clean and jerk category to finish with a total of 222 kg to make the country proud.

In 2014, Yadav clinched a bronze medal in the same weight category at the 2014 Glasgow Games.

At present, India's medal tally reads five gold, one silver and one bronze - all from the weightlifters.

India currently ranks fourth in the medal tally with seven medals.

Australia, England, and Canada lead with 59, 34, and 18 medals respectively.

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