CWG 2018: Para Powerlifter Sachin Chaudhary does India proud with sixth bronze

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Para Powerlifter Sachin Chaudhary won India’s sixth bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. 

Chaudhary started badly as he failed to lift 201kg in his first two attempts. However, in the third attempt, he succeeded in lifting 201kg and securing a bronze for the country with total points of 181.0.

Nigeria’s Abdulazeez Ibrahim won gold (191.9 points), while silver went to Malaysia’s Yee Khie Jong (188.7 points).

Earlier in the day, shooter Heena Sidhu won the 25m pistol gold to take India’s gold tally to 11. 

Also, as many as five Indian boxers — Amit Phangal (46-49kg), Naman Tanwar (91kg), Mohammed Hussamuddin (56kg), Manoj Kumar (69kg), Satish Kumar (+91kg) — reached the semis on Tuesday, assuring India five medals. 

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