Achinta Sheuli won India’s third gold medal in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games 2022 by taking first place in the men’s 73kg final. This was India’s third gold medal overall. Achinta’s best lifts in the snatch event were 143 kg, a Games record, and 170 kg in the Clean & Jerk series. Together, they added up to an impressive 313 kg and broke a Games record, giving India its sixth medal at the CWG 2022. Achinta was a strong contender to win the event, and he did. He joined Jeremy Lalrinnunga and Mirabai Chanu as India’s three gold medalists so far at the CWG 2022. Follow our website, newsyblogy.com, for the latest updates!!!!!!
Achinta didn’t look like he was under any pressure as he snatched 137kg on his first try, 140 kilograms on his second, and 143kg on his third. This gave him a 5kg lead over everyone else. Achinta was quickly at the top, so he got ready for the Clean & Jerk series, where he shines.
Achinta Sheuli wins India’s third gold medal
In Clean & Jerk, Achinta lifted 166 kg on his first try, which put him in the gold medal position right away. On his second try, he failed to lift 170 kg, which gave Malaysia’s Erry Hidayat the chance to make a comeback. But when the second guy messed up on his second and final try to lift 176 kg and Achinta nailed the 170 kg lift on his last shot, India was guaranteed a third gold with a solid performance.
Achinta started weightlifting in 2011 after his brother, who had also been a weightlifter, showed him how to do it. It took him 10 years to make it to the top, though. Achinta took home a silver medal at the 2021 World Junior Championships. A few months later, she won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Championships in Tashkent.
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During this event, Achinta lifted 173 kg, a national record for Clean & Jerk. His total effort, including his snatch lift, was an impressive 316 kg, also a national record. Achinta won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Youth Championship in 2015 and another silver at the Asian Youth Championship in 2018. In 2019, she also won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Senior and Junior Championship.
Achinta joined Army Sports Institute in 2015 and kept getting better at weightlifting even after she joined. He joined the Indian National Camp the same year. Achinta trained at ASI in 2016 and 2017; since 2018, she has been at the National camp. Achinta’s mother, Purnima Sheuli, always encouraged him to follow his dream of weightlifting and represent the country on the international stage. When he was quite little, his father passed away.