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CWG: Powerlifting bronze for Sakina Khatun

Glasgow: Karnataka's Sakina Khatun did India proud by winning a bronze medal in the women's lightweight (up to 61 kg) powerlifting event at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

She finished behind Nigeria's Esther Oyema (gold) and England's Natalie Blake (silver) to settle for the third position.

The Indian lifted a total weight of 88.2 kilograms, while Esther lifted 136kgs and Natalie managed 100.2kgs. "I'm elated. I came here to win a medal, so this is fantastic. I've been getting a lot of support here," she said.

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