Weightlifting: Jeremy Lalrinnunga won India’s second gold at CWG 2022

New Delhi. Jeremy Lalrinnunga has given India the second gold in the Commonwealth Games 2022. After Mirabai Chanu, Jeremy did wonders in weightlifting. This star player of India lifted a total of 300 kg in the 67 kg weight category. Lifted 140 kg in snatch. In which he also made a record for the games. At the same time, Jeremy lifted 160 kg in clean and jerk. He wanted to lift 165 kg in the third attempt, but Jeremy missed it.

2 gold in india account

Jeremy made a Games record by lifting a weight of 300 kg. The silver was won by Samoa’s Nevo, who lifted a total of 293. Nevo was eyeing gold and in his third attempt in clean and jerk, he was trying to lift 174 kg, but he could not lift 174 kg.

With this gold of Jeremy, there have been a total of 5 medals including 2 gold, 2 silver and a bronze in India’s Commonwealth Games 2022 as well. India has won all these medals in weightlifting only. Mirabai and Jeremy won the gold for India in weightlifting. While Sanket Sargar and Bindiya Rani won silver and Gururaja Pujari won bronze.

Jeremy is the Youth Olympic Champion

Talking about Jeremy’s career, he won the gold medal in the 62 kg weight category at the 2018 Youth Olympics. He became the first Indian to win gold in the Youth Olympic Games. He also won a silver medal in the Asian Weightlifting Championship. Very few people know that Jeremy was the first boxer. His father was a junior national champion boxer and he wanted his son to become a boxer too, but after some time Jeremy left boxing and chose weightlifting and today he is dominating this sport. The whole country is celebrating this victory of Jeremy. Amit Shah tweeted that Indian weightlifters are making the country proud.

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