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Indian weightlifter Chandrakant Mali gets bronze

Posted on Jul 30 2014 | IANS

Glasgow, July 30 : Weightlifter Chandrakant Mali won the bronze medal in the men's 94kg category bringing home the 10th medal for India in the day at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.

The gold went to Papua New Guinea's Steven Kukuna Kari with a total lift of 349kg while Cameroon-born Simplice Ribouem of Australia took the silver also with a lift of 349kg at the Clyde Auditorium. Kari, however, was declared the winner on account of lesser body weight.

Mali lifted a total of 338kg. He had lifted 150kg in his third attempt in snatch and 188kg in clean and jerk.

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