Lifter lifts 136kg

SERUWAIA Malani finished ninth in the women’s 48 kilograms category in the Commonwealth Games weight-lifting competition in Gold Coast, Australia.

The 25-year-old competed at the Carrara Sports Arena 1 yesterday.

She lifted a total of 136kg in the competition. In the snatch, she lifted 60kg which was her only lift after her first attempt of 60kg was a no lift.

She raised the bar to 63kg but it was a no lift as well.

In the clean and jerk she failed in the first attempt of 73 kilograms, but later she managed to lift 73kg successfully and went on to lift 76kg in the third attempt.

Meanwhile, Chanu Saikhom Mirabai won a gold medal with a lift of 196kg.

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