Lifters begin campaign on a high


Out of the six gold, three were won by the senior lifters while the remaining were pocketed by the juniors.

Indians won both gold and silver in the senior men’s 56kg and 62kg. In 56 kg, VS Rao clinched the yellow metal while V Vinoth Kumar came second.

In senior men’s 62kg, Rustam Sarang won gold while Omkar Otari pocketed the silver. In senior women’s 48kg, Soniya Chanu won gold. Bangaru Usha bagged gold in junior women’s 48kg. In junior men’s 56kg, Sukhen Deybagged the gold. K Ramesh Kumar finished first in the junior men’s 62kg.

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