Deepak Lather bags bronze in men's 69 kg weightlifting

Indian contingent with officials during the country's flag-hoisting ceremony at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast Australia on Monday

Indian contingent with officials during the country's flag-hoisting ceremony at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast Australia on Monday

Till around 12 O'clock, Men's weightlifting 69kg, India's Deepak Lather fails in his third Clean and Jerk attempt to lift 162 kg, who is in contention for a bronze medal.

As in the snatch, Lather's technique was impeccable as he lifted 132 kg but the clean and jerk has always been his blind spot, due to a lack of power. Her sub-par total of 177 kg meant she would finish a poor 13th.

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The Olympic champion was some way off his own world-record pace, touching home in 58.59, and admits it may be a little early in the year to challenge those times. Most of the top lifters in her category will be gunning for loads in the region of 205-210kg, more than Sanjita's current best of 195 kg. I had to work harder, had a lot of help from my coaches and federation, who showed a lot of patience with me, and even after coming here, I had to spend extra time with the physio, almost half-an-hour before every training session to get ready. "It's an incredible feeling to know that we went out and did our job today, and I'm really proud of this team".

It was a setback for Australia's track team — although she plans to be hands-on despite her non-competitive role — and for the games. I absolutely wanted to do it, but I missed it, and I am a bit sad about that. I am very happy and excited that I have achieved this.

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