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Commonwealth Games 2022: Weightlifter Achinta Sheuli clinch gold medal

India’s weightlifter, Achinta Sheuli (73 Kg representative) won the gold medal in The Commonwealth Games 2022. The 20-year-old Achinta Sheuli made a combined effort of 313 Kilograms (143kg in snatch and 170kg in clean & jerk). India has bagged 6 medals in this edition.

  • Malaysia’s Erry Hidayat Muhammad finished as the second-best lifter in the event with the best effort of 303kg (138kg 165kg).
  • Canada’s Shad Darsigny was third with a total lift of 298kg (135kg 163kg).

India’s weightlifter Achinta Sheuli

  • Achinta Sheuli was born on 24 November 2001, in Deulpur, West Bengal and is an Indian weightlifter who competes in the 73 kg weight class.
  • Achinta Sheuli won the silver medal at the 2021 Junior World Weightlifting Championships and is a two-time Commonwealth Championships gold medalist.

PM congratulates weightlifter, Achinta Sheuli on winning Gold Medal at Commonwealth Games 2022

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said;

  • “Delighted that the talented Achinta Sheuli has won a Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games. He is known for his calm nature and tenacity. He has worked very hard for this special achievement. My best wishes to him for his future endeavours.”
  • “Before our contingent left for the Commonwealth Games, I had interacted with Achinta Sheuli. We had discussed the support he received from his mother and brother. I also hope he gets time to watch a film now that a medal has been won.”

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