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- Vikas Thakur wins Silver in Men’s 96kg Weightlifting Event at 2022 CWG
Vikas Thakur wins Silver in Men’s 96kg Weightlifting Event at 2022 CWG
- Indian weightlifter Vikas Thakur won the silver medal in the men’s 96kg category event at 2022 CWG Birmingham.
- Vikas lifted a total weight of 346kg(155kg Snatch and 199kg Clean and Jerk) to finish second.
- This is overall third Commonwealth Games medal for Vikas Thakur. He earlier won silver in Glasgow 2014 and bronze in Gold Coast 2018.
- Samoa’s Don Opeloge lifter 381kg (171kg+210kg) to claim gold.
- Fiji’s Taniela Tuisuva Rainibogi won bronze with a total of 343kg (155kg+188kg).