Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifting Men’s +105kg Final, Gurdeep Singh fighting for medal, Live Updates

Aussie Damon Kelly lifts 158 Kg in his first attempt. Nauru’s Ite Detenamo to go up next. He’ll try to lift 160 Kg. Detenamo fails to do so. 

He does lift it this time around

Englishman Benjamin Watson is the next competitor. His first attempt of snatch is for 155 Kg, which he drops. Back at it for a second time

Benscik moves on to C&J on 145 Kg

He does indeed lifts the weighr. Miklos Bencsik attempting 145 Kg lift next. 

Charuka is back for his second attempt with 142 Kg

Charuka lifts 137 Kg, Canada’s Bencsik lifts 140 Kg, and Malaysia’s Ideris lifts 141 Kg

Rhodri will try to lifts 135 Kg in his third attempt. He does so. Sri-Lankan Ushan Charuka up next. He is attempting 137 Kg. 

Rhodri lifts 130 Kg on his second attempt

Jooron ends snatch with a 105 Kg lift. Rodri West of Wales is coming up next to attempt to lift 130 Kg. He drops the weight in his first attempt

Jooron will attempt to lift 105 Kg but he drops the weight in his second attempt. His third attempt is coming up.

Cameron Montgomery drops 100 Kg in his second attempt. Mauritius’ Jooron lifts 100 Kg in his first attempt.

First up is Northern Ireland’s Cameron Mongomery. He lifts 95 Kg

Hello all! The final weightlifting event of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games is about to begin. India’s Gurdeep Singh will be participating in this event. 

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda’s live coverage of Weightlifting Men’s +105kg Final . Stay tuned for updates!

The fifth day has been successful so far. Shooting has been India’s second most successful event in the Games after weightlifting. Jitu Rai, Om Mitharwal, Manu Bhaker, Ravi Kumar, and Heena Sidhu have all won medals for India.

There were positive signs in Athletics as well, as Hima Das qualified for the Women’s 400m Finals. Tejaswin Shankar cleared a height of 2.21m to qualify for the High Jump finals. The young Indian boxer Gaurav Solanki made his way the quarterfinals in Men’s boxing 52 Kg category by defeating Ghana’s Akimos Annang in the Round-of-16. Manish Kaushik following suit and winning his bout against Michael in Men’s 60kg Round of 16 to make his way to the quarters.

Weightlifting has been India’s best sport so far in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. To make sure it remains that way, India’s Pardeep Yadav started off the day with a positive note winning a Silver medal in Weightlifting Men’s 105kg category.  Indian lifters have now won 9 medals in total, 5 Gold, 2 Silver, and 2 Bronze.

Men’s +105 Kg weight category will be the final event of the sport at this year’s Commonwealth Games. Gurdeep Singh will represent India in this event. Earlier this year, Singh broke three national records on his way to winning Gold at the Senior National Weightlifting Championships. Singh will be looking to end what has been a superb event so far for India with another medal.



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