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Indian lifter Otari wins 69 kg bronze

Posted on Jul 27 2014 | IANS

Glasgow, July 27 : Indian weightlifter Omkar Otari won the men's 69 kg bronze medal late Saturday after he lifted a total weight of 296 kg at the Commonwealth Games here.

The gold went to Mohd Hafifi Mansor, who lifted a total of 305 kg, while Nigeria's Yinka Ayenuwa took the silver with a lift of 302 kg at the Clyde auditorium.

The 26-year-old helped India win its 17th medal at the Games and sixth from the discipline.

Earlier Saturday, India had two won golds and three silvers from shooting and one bronze from judo.

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