Commonwealth Games: Venkat Rahul Ragala wins gold in weightlifting

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"Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is an MP from Varanasi said in his tweet", India congratulates Punam Yadav for winning the Gold Medal in the 69 Kg women's weightlifting event.

England's Jack Oliver won the silver medal and Australian Francois Etoundi grabbed the bronze.

The Indian lifted a total weight of 338kg to finish at top of the podium.

The medal was Singapore's first at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The hosts' team of Gillian Backhouse, Matthew Hauser, Ashleigh Gentle and Jacob Birtwhistle charged to the gold medal in the mixed-team triathlon relay.

This was India's second gold at this year's CWG.

The 22-year-old Navneet said scoring against the Olympic champions is easily among the biggest moments of her career.

Australia won the men's 4x100m freestyle relay ahead of England, who clinched silver, and Scotland, who took bronze.

Accreditation issues have denied physio Aakrant Saxena access to the lifters in the competition area, forcing him to work with them on the sidelines.

The Stratford AC athlete's injury troubles were so bad that he was only able to line up for one outdoor race in a 1,384-day period after a hamstring problem ended his hopes at the London 2012 Olympics. I am very happy and excited that I have achieved this. Blom went on to win the bout in a unanimous points decision.

Namita Toppo and Lalremsiami got a shot each at the goal and India had two penalty corners too towards the end of the quarter but could not find the back of the goal. India also beat the strong England team in women's hockey 2-1 coming back from 1 goal behind. "We are disappointed with the result", said a frustrated Indian defender Rupinder Pal Singh after the match. Yu thumped Patkar in three straight games. Mandeep Singh then had the chance to increase India's lead in the dying minutes of the match but his shot was deflected. Sarita, 36, who had won a silver at the Glasgow Games, received scorecards of 30-25 from five judges - as close to a ideal performance.

Swimming: In the swimming pool, Virdhawal Khade qualified for the semifinals of the men's 50m butterfly event but Sajan Prakash failed to make it.

Debutants Satwik Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty went down 21-17, 19-21, 12-21 against Terry Hee-Danny Bawa Chrisnanta in a 41-minute men's doubles clash.

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