CWG 2014: Indian weightlifter Chandrakant Mali gets bronze

IANS| Last Updated: Jul 30, 2014, 04:10 AM IST

Glasgow: Weightlifter Chandrakant Mali won the bronze medal in the men`s 94kg category bringing home the 10th medal for India in the day at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.

The gold went to Papua New Guinea`s Steven Kukuna Kari with a total lift of 349kg while Cameroon-born Simplice Ribouem of Australia took the silver also with a lift of 349kg at the Clyde Auditorium. Kari, however, was declared the winner on account of lesser body weight.

Mali lifted a total of 338kg. He had lifted 150kg in his third attempt in snatch and 188kg in clean and jerk.