Otari lifts 69kg bronze

Otari lifts 69kg bronze

Otari lifts 69kg bronze

Indian weigh-tlifter Omkar Otari won the men’s 69 kg bronze medal late on Saturday after he lifted a total weight of 296 kg at the Commonwealth Games here.

The gold went to Mohd Hafifi Mansor, who lifted a total of 305 kg, while Nigeria’s Yinka Ayenuwa took the silver with a lift of 302 kg at the Clyde auditorium.
Squash

India’s star squash player Saurav Ghosal notched up a hard-fought 3-2 win over New Zealand’s Campbell Grayson to enter the semifinals of men’s singles but it was curtains for Dipika Pallikal in the women’s singles event.

The fourth seed Ghosal produced a gritty performance as he rallied from two-game down to eke out a difficult 8-11, 7-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-6 win over the 12th seed from New Zealand. Sixth seed Dipika squandered a one-game advantage to go down 11-8, 2-11, 9-11, 6-11 to fourth seed Alison at the Scotstoun Sports Campus.  Boxing
Boxer Manoj Kumar entered the quarterfinals of the men’s 64 kg event on Sunday.The 27-year-old defeated Canadian Arthur Biyarslanov 2-1 in the round of 16 at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. In the last eight bout on Tuesday, Manoj will take on England’s Samuel Maxwell.
 Swimming

Sandeep Sejwal on Sunday qualified for the semifinals of the 50M men’s breaststroke event after finishing third in his heat. Sejwal finished third in Heat 3 with a timing of 28.17 seconds behind Mark Tully of Scotland (27.22) and Kiwi Glenn Snyders (27.45) to secure his place in the semifinals.  Meanwhile, India’s Sajan Prakash finished a disappointing sixth in Heat 5 of men’s 100M butterfly event.

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