Gururaja opens India’s medal tally

Weightlifter P. Gururaja opened India’s medal tally with a hard earned silver medal in the 56 kgs category at the 21st Commonwealth Games The 25-year old Indian Air force employee equalled his personal best of 249 kgs and came second behind a massive performance by the gold medalist Muhammad Izhar Ahmed who broke the Games…

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Mirabai Chanu shatters all records en route her Gold

23-year old prolific weightlifter, Mirabai Chanu became the first gold medalist for India in the 48kgs category and the second medallist on Day 1 for India after weightlifter Gururaja clinched the silver. She broke all six records on the road to her Gold medal winning performance. She recorded a personal best lift of 86kgs in…