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Indian lifters sweep team trophies at Commonwealth C'ship

Source: PTI
October 16, 2015 14:07 IST

Indian lifting team ended their campaign in the 2015 Commonwealth Youth, Junior & Senior weightlifting championships on a high after emerging triumphant in as many as five categories out of six in Pune on Friday.

WeightliftingIndia bagged the top honours in senior men, senior women, junior men, junior women and youth girls’ categories, while finishing second to Sri Lanka in the youth boys division.

S Sathish Kumar (77kg) was adjudged best lifter in senior men's category, while S Mirabai Chanu (48kg) emerged as best lifter in senior women's section.

R V Rahul (85kg, junior men), Pramila Krisani (53kg, junior women), Mohini Chavan (48kg, youth girls) and Lalu Taku (69kg, youth boys) won the best lifters' awards in their respective weight categories at the conclusion of the tournament on Thursday.

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