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India wins silver in men's 77kg weightlifting

Mohammed Zakir Asdullah won the silver in the men's 77 kg weightlifting event at the 18th Commonwealth Games.

india Updated: Mar 19, 2006 12:34 IST

India's Mohammed Zakir Asdullah won the silver in the men's 77 kg weightlifting event at the 18th Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

Asdullah lifted an overall 308 kg which was just one kg less than the effort of Majeti Fetrie, who claimed the first ever Commonwealth Games weightlifting gold medal for Ghana.

Pakistan's Muhammad Irfan of Pakistan took the bronze with 299 kg.

First Published: Mar 19, 2006 12:34 IST