Lifter Lather bags bronze at CWG

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Gold Coast (Australia), April 6 (IANS) Deepak Lather continued the superb performance by Indian weightlifters at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) with a bronze medal in the men’s 69 kilogram competition here on Friday.

Lather managed 136 kilograms in the snatch and 159 kg in clean and jerk for a total of 295 kg.

Gareth Evans of Wales won gold with a total of 299 kg following efforts of 136 kg in snatch and 163 kg in clean and jerk.

Indika Dissanayake of Sri Lanka took the bronze medal following lifts of 137 kg in snatch and 160 kg in clean and jerk which gave him a total of 297 kg.

–IANS

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