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Monday, January 20, 2020

CWG 2018, Day 3: Weightlifters continue golden run, India vs Pakistan ends in draw

CWG 2018 Day 3: India won two gold medals on Day 3 of the Commonwealth Games 2018 to increase their medal tally to six.

cwg 2018 live rv rahul CWG 2018: Venkat Ragala wins gold medal in men’s 85kg weightlifting. (Reuters Photo)

CWG 2018, Day 3:  Sathish Sivalingam (77kg) and Venkat Rahul Ragala (85kg) increased India’s medal tally to six on Day 3 of Commonwealth Games 2018. With their top positions, India’s gold-medal tally reached four. Sivalingam lifted a total 317kg (144kg+173kg) and was so ahead of the competition that he forfeited his final clean and jerk lift. Rahul Ragala became the fourth Indian weightlifter to claim a gold medal coming out trumps in a tense contest. India won the quarterfinal against Mauritius 3-0 while Indian men hockey team drew 2-2 against arch rivals Pakistan in a controversial match. Mewanwhile the Indian paddlers beat Malaysia to sail into the semifinals. Here are the key updates of the day: (CWG 2018 Day 3 schedule | Medals Tally)

CWG 2018 Day 3 Updates: