Bindyarani Devi was the fourth lifter to win a medal for India when the won the silver medal in the women’s 55 kg on Saturday.
Bindyarani’s best attempt in the snatch was 86kg while she managed a weight of 116 kg in clean & jerk.
Weightlifter Bindyarani Devi won the silver medal in women’s 55 kg event at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.
The Indian lifter managed a total weight of 202 kg. Her best attempt in the snatch was 86kg while she managed a weight of 116 kg in clean & jerk.
Bindyarani was sitting in the third place before her last clean & jerk attempt, but recorded a personal best lift of 116 kg to steal the second spot.
The gold medal was won by Nigeria’s Olarinoye who lifted a total of 203 kg.
Devi’s win sealed India’s fourth medal at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, with all four medals coming from weightlifting.
About the Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam:
Manipur’s Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam (born 27 January 1999) is an Indian weightlifter who competes in the 55 kg weight class. She won gold at the 2019 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships and silver at the 2021 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships. She also won gold in clean and jerk at the 2021 World Weightlifting Championships.