2022 Commonwealth Games medal count: Weightlifter Achinta Sheuli (73kg) lived up to his peak performance when he took India’s third gold at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. Favorite to win the event, Sheuli debuted 313kg (143kg + 170kg) to take the gold at NEC Hall here on Sunday. Malaysian Erry Hidayat Muhammad, who put Sheuli in a tough competition, finished as the second best hitchhiker in the event.
Earlier on Sunday, 19-year-old Jeremy Lalrinnunga lifted a total of 300kg during Snatch and Clean & Jerk to finish at the top of the men’s 67kg category. Lalrinnunga also broke the Games record in his category with a 140kg lift in Snatch.
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By Saturday, Mirabai Chanu had taken four medals with her gold medal in the women’s 49kg event. Sanket Sargar and Bindyarani Devi had won silver medals in the men’s and women’s 55 kg respectively, while Gururaja Poojary won bronze in the men’s 61 kg.
India jumped above Malaysia, which has seven medals, in the tally thanks to their second gold. The table is sorted by most gold medals won and also includes scores for silver, bronze and the total number of medals until after Achinta Sheuli’s event in weightlifting.
Australia tops the table with a tally of 32 medals, including 13 golds, while host nation England is in second place with a total of 25 medals.