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Commonwealth Games: “Our Yuva Shakti is creating history,” tweets PM Modi as Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins Gold Medal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Jeremy Lalrinnunga for his exceptional efforts in the Commonwealth Games which accomplished India another Gold Medal.

“Our Yuva Shakti is creating history! Congratulations to Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who has won a Gold in his very first CWG and has set a phenomenal CWG record as well. At a young age he’s brought immense pride and glory. Best wishes to him for his future endeavours,” tweeted PM Modi.

India’s weightlifting success at the 2022 Commonwealth Games continued with Jeremy Lalrinnunga’s gold medal in the men’s 67kg division. India has won two gold medals at this season of Commonwealth Games. By lifting up 140 kg in the snatch competition, Jeremy set a new Commonwealth Games record.

He finished with a total of 300 kg, which is also a new Commonwealth Games record, after lifting a total of 160 kg during the clean and jerk portion.