Lucky Deepak Lather adds bronze to India's weightlifting medal surge

  • Lucky Deepak Lather adds bronze to India's weightlifting medal surge

Lucky Deepak Lather adds bronze to India's weightlifting medal surge

Catch all the action of the day three of the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast through our live blog. Cyprus' Marios Georgiou settled for the bronze after totalling 83.750.

It is India's 5th medal so far in Commonwealth Games 2018, and all of them have come in weightlifting so far. He had lifted a total of 351kg (156kg in snatch and 195kg in clean & jerk) at the event, winning a total of two gold medals in junior and senior categories.

SA's mixed relay triathlon team was unable to add to Henri Schoeman's gold in the men's race‚ falling out of contention early after Simone Ackermann struggled in the opening leg.

Canada won with a total score of 163.075 with Australia taking bronze.

In a large field of 58 competitors, University of Edinburgh's David Cumberlidge clocked 49.77 to secure a semi-final place in the 100m Freestyle event.

India will meet Scotland - who defeated Sri Lanka 3-0 - today in a match which will decide the top-placed team in the pool at the Carrara Sports Arena.

World No. 2 Kidambi Srikanth then thrashed Georges Julien Paul 21-12, 21-14 to win the men's singles in 29 minutes and give India and unassailable 3-0 lead.

Another Indian, Rakesh Patra will be seen in action in men's rings finals on Sunday.

Falls by Fenton and Stanhope would ultimately make the difference on the scoreboard although the inexperienced England line-up still finished comfortably ahead of hosts Australia, who edged out Wales for bronze. England's Jacob Peters topped the qualifications, clocking 1:58.42 seconds.

Indian cyclist Manjeet Singh failed to qualify in the men's 15km Scratch Race at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.

Srihari recorded a time of 26.47 seconds to qualify in the 9th spot among 16 qualifiers in his category.