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2021 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

The 2021 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 7 to 17 December 2021.

  • The Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships also serve as a qualifying event for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
In Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021, India won 16 medals including 4 Gold, 7 Silver and 5 Bronze.
  • Indian lifter Purnima Pandey created eight national records, two in the snatch section and three each in clean and jerk and total category. Purnima lifted 229kg (102kg+127kg) to stand on top of the podium and directly qualify for the Commonwealth Games next year.
  • Lovepreet Singh lifted 348kg (161kg+187kg) to win the silver in the men’s 109kg event.
  • In the women’s 87kg event, Anuradha Pavunraj bagged the bronze medal with a total effort of 195kg (90kg+105kg).

India’s Medal Winners at 2021 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships:

Gold medal:
  1. Jeremy Lalrinnunga (Men 67kg Category)
  2. Achinta Sheuli (Men 73kg Category)
  3. Ajay Singh (Men 81kg Category)
  4. Purnima Pandey (Women +87kg Category)
Silver medal:
  1. Gururaja Poojary (Men 61kg Category)
  2. Lovepreet Singh (Men 109kg Category)
  3. Jhilli Dalabehera (Women 49kg Category)
  4. Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam (Women 55kg Category)
  5. Popy Hazarika (Women 59kg Category)
  6. Harjinder Kaur (Women 71kg Category)
  7. Punam Yadav (Women 76kg Category)
Bronze medal:
  1. Vikas Thakur (Men 96kg Category)
  2. Gurdeep Singh (Men +109kg Category)
  3. Lalchhanhimi (Women 71kg Category)
  4. R P Arockiya Alish (Women 76kg Category)
  5. Anuradha Pavunraj (Women 87kg Category)
Source: CWF

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