India bag 3 gold medals on opening day of Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships at Gautam Budh University in Greater Noida
India has won three gold medals so far in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships, which began today at the Gautam Budh University, Greater Noida.
Athlete Jyotsna Sabar has clinched gold in 40kg Youth Category, Asmita in 45kg Youth & Junior Category, and Komal Kohar in 45kg Senior category.
As many as 253 weightlifters, including 52 Indians, are competing across the senior, junior and youth categories in the five-day tournament.
The tournament will also serve as a test run for the prestigious AWF Asian Junior and Youth Weightlifting championship, slated to begin later this month. India is hosting the tournament for the second time, having successfully organised it in Pune in 2015.