10 lifters for Asiad

 Seven medallists from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games have made it to the 10-member Indian squad for the upcoming Asiad in Incheon, South Korea.

 During the CWG, Sukhen Dey (men’s 56kg), Sathish Sivalingam (men’s 77kg) and Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu (women’s 48kg) had won gold, while K Ravi Kumar (men’s 77kg), Vikas Thakur (men’s 85kg) and Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (women’s 48kg) pocketed silver. Punam Yadav settled for a bronze in the women’s 63kg while Vandana Gupta she finished fourth in the same category.

Squad for Asian Games: Men: Sukhen Dey (56kg), Rustam Sarang (62kg), Sathish Sivalingam (77kg), K Ravi Kumar (77kg) and Vikas Thakur (85kg). Women: Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu (48kg), Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (48kg), Punam Yadav (63kg), Vandana Gupta (63kg) and Kavita Devi (75kg).

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