CWG 2022: Sanket Sargar opens India’s medal tally; Dedicates Silver to army

Sanket Mahadev Sargar won India's first medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham by claiming silver in men's 55kg weightlifting. Even as the 21-year-old was on the course of winning the gold, two failed attempts spoiled his chances. Finally, he lifted a total of 248kg (113kg 135kg) to come second. He dedicated his win to the Indian Army PM Narendra Modi, President Droupadi Murmu led the wishes as India celebrated his 'exceptional' performance. Watch this video for more details.

 
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