Gold Coast [Australia], Apr. 07 (ANI): Indian weightlifter Sathish Kumar Sivalingam won gold in the men's 77 kg category on Day 3 of the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.
Sivalingam successfully lifted 173 kg in his second clean and jerk attempt to bring India yet another gold in weightlifting.
He lifted a total of 317 kg to beat England's Jack Oliver, in what was a close fight.
Sivalingam also became India's fifth weightlifter to win a medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games.
Deepak Lather won bronze in the men's 69 kg category on Day 2.
Meanwhile, weightlifter P. Gururaja on Day 1 won silver in the 56 kg category.
India currently ranks third in the medal tally with five medals.
Australia and England are leading with 41 and 23 medals respectively. (ANI)