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Deepak Lathore won Gold and Silver Medals at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

Nov 26, 2013 12:40 IST

Deepak LathoreIndian weightlifter, Deepak Lathore won Gold and two Silver medals in the Boys' 50 Kg category of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships on 25 November 2013 at Penang, Malaysia.

On the opening day of the event, Lathore took the Gold in Snatch with a lift of 83 kg. In Clean and Jerk, he lifted 102 kg to claim the Silver. With a total lift of 185 kg, he won another Silver in the event.

The 2013 Commonwealth Senior, Junior and Youth weightlifting Championships are being held at Penang city of Malaysia from 24 to 30 November 2013. In this event, India is represented by 41 Weightlifters in three categories.

About Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation

The Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation (CWF) was established in 1947. It is one of the oldest sporting federations of the Commonwealth and is unique in that it encompasses Commonwealth nations from the five continents and recognised by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

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