CWG 2022: India’s Purnima Pandey finishes 6th in women’s 87+kg final 

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Commonwealth Video games 2022: 24-year-old Purnima Pandey completed sixth after one authorized carry every in snatch and clear and jerk within the girls’s 87+kg remaining on Wednesday, August 3.

CWG 2022: India’s Purnima misses podium end in girls’s 87+kg remaining (Reuters Picture)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Purnima Pandey completed sixth with a complete carry of 228kg
  • England’s Emily gained Gold with a Video games report of 288kg
  • India have gained 9 medals in weightlifting in BIrmingham thus far

India missed a chance so as to add to its envious weightlifting tally on the Commonwealth Video games 2022 as 24-year-old Purnima Pandey completed sixth within the girls’s 87+kg remaining in Birmingham on Wednesday, August 3.

It was a disappointing end for Purnima, who had gained Gold within the Commonwealth Championships in December final yr. Purnima had lifted a complete of 229kg after setting nationwide information within the mentioned occasion however Punam may handle an total of 228kg within the Video games remaining on Wednesday.

Purnima Pandey managed solely 2 authorized lifts throughout 6 makes an attempt, 3 every in snatch and clear and jerk within the huge remaining.

Purnima lifted 103kg in snatch and went for 106kg however failed to finish the carry. Within the clear and jerk spherical, Purnima started with 125 however couldn’t carry 133kg which may have put her in rivalry.

Purnima appeared to have a again niggle as she didn’t carry 133kg in her remaining two clear and jerk makes an attempt.

EMILY WINS GOLD FOR ENGLAND

CWG 2022: India’s Purnima Pandey finishes 6th in women’s 87+kg final 

CWG 2022: India’s Purnima misses podium end in girls’s 87+kg remaining (Screengrab from Birmingham 2022)

The 87+kg remaining was dominated by England’s Emily Campbell who set a brand new Commonwealth Video games report of 286kg (124kg in snatch, 162kg in clear and jerk). The English lifter was cheered on by the native crowd as she placed on a spectacular present.

Emily was nicely above the chasing pack as she accomplished all 6 lifts and gained the gold for the host nation.

Samoa’s Feagaiga Stowers took silver with a complete of 268kg (121kg in snatch, 147kg in clear and jerk) whereas Australia’s Charisma Amoe Tarrant gained bronze with 239kg (100 in snatch and 139kg in clear and jerk).

Earlier on Wednesday, Lovepreet Singh added the ninth medal to India’s weightlifting tally by profitable a bronze within the males’s 109kg remaining.

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