CWG' 18: Sachin Chaudhary bags bronze in para power lifting

ANI | Updated: Apr 10, 2018 17:49 IST

Gold Coast [Australia], April 10 (ANI): India's Sachin Chaudhary bagged a bronze in the Men's Heavyweight Para Powerlifting at the ongoing Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

Chaudhary failed in the first two attempts, however, succeeded in his third try to lift a total of 201 kg to score 181.0 points.

Abdulazeez Ibrahim of Nigeria successfully defended his Glasgow gold medal with 191.9 points while Yee Khie Jong of Malaysia won a silver with 188.7 points.

Earlier in the day, seasoned campaigner Heena Sidhu bagged a gold in women's 25m air pistol event to end India's medal drought on Day 6 of the Games.

India's medals tally currently stands at 11 gold, 4 silver and 6 bronze for a third position on the table. (ANI)