Commonwealth Games 2022: Jeremy Lalrinnunga achieves 2nd gold medal for India!

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India’s Jeremy Lalrinnunga achieves 2nd Gold Medal For India in Men’s 67Kg finals weight category at Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 3 in Birmingham on Sunday.

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• Till Date in Commonwealth games 2022, India has won 5 medals- 2 golds, 2 silver and 1 bronze.

India wins Second Gold Medal at Commonwealth Games 2022!

Jeremy Lalrinnunga, a Young Indian Wrestler on Sunday achieved the second gold medal for India at Commonwealth Games 2022 by lifting 300 Kg in the men’s 67kg category, which is a record itself. On Saturday, Olympic medalist and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won India’s first Gold Medal at the commonwealth games.

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Lalrinnunga had lifted record-breaking 140 kg weight in the snatch category and 160 kg in the Clean and Jerk category, which combined to give him a record of lifting of 300 kg.

In the snatch category, he tried to improve his own record by going for 143 kg in his final attempt but failed to do so. Edidiong Joseph Umoafia was at second with 130 kg and Samoa’s Vaipava Ioane at third with 127 kg at the end of the Snatch event. With an Indian at the lead position moving to the Clean and Jerk category.

Jeremy Got Congratulated By President and PM of India:

Congratulating Jeremy for making India Proud, PM Narendra Modi wrote, “Our Yuva Shakti is creating history! Congratulations to @raltejeremy, who has won a Gold in his very first CWG and has set a phenomenal CWG record as well. At a young age he’s brought immense pride and glory. Best wishes to him for his future endeavours.”

Meanwhile, President Droupadi Murmu congratulated him, “Your self-belief despite injury during the event enabled you to create history & inspire millions. Your podium finish has filled Indians with pride.”

On Day 3, the Indian men’s hockey team will also begin its campaign against a lowly Ghana side, while star boxer Nikhat Zareen will also be in action. Shiva Thapa will look to continue on the good show in the men’s boxing event as well.

What’s your reaction on this? Congratulate Jeremy by commenting below!

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