Medal haul for Indian lifters at SAG 2016

Feb 09, 2016, 07:13 IST | PTI

India grabbed all four gold medals on offer yesterday in yet another overwhelmingly dominating performance in weightlifting in the 12th South Asian Games.

Victor Abilash Christopher (men's 105kg), Pardeep (men's 94kg), Vikas Thakur (men's 85kg) and Kavita Devi (women's 75kg) won a gold each as the home lifters ran away with all the honours.

In the first event of the day, Kavita Devi had a total lift of 210kg (92kg+122 kg) to bag the gold to her kitty.

Wickeramasinghe Mudiyan of Sri Lanka won the silver with a total lift of 160kg (70+90), while Firoga Parvin of Bangladesh won the bronze with a total effort of 148kg (70+78).

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