Sivalingam Sathish Kumar of Railways clinches gold for sixth time

Posted on:02 Jan 2017 18:20:27
Sivalingam Sathish Kumar of Railways clinches gold for sixth time
02 January 2017 Current Affairs: Rio Olympian Sathish Sivalingam from Railways won the gold, for the sixth consecutive year, in the men's 77 kg category in the 69th men's and 32nd women's Senior National Weightlifting Championship, at the Ponjesly College of Engineering. 

Sivalingam Sathish lifted a total of 317 kg (141 (snatch) and 176 (clean & Jerk)) while Ajay Singh from Services won the gold in the clean & jerk category by lifting 177 kg and 137 kg in the snatch category and finished second with a total of 314 kg.

 

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