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Indian powerlifter Sakina wins bronze

Posted on Aug 02 2014 | IANS

Glasgow, Aug 2 : Indian powerlifter Sakina Khatun won the bronze in the women's lightweight (up to 61kg) category to give the country its first medal of day 10 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

Sakina lifted a total weight of 88.2 kg to finish third.

Esther Oyema (136kg) of Nigeria took home the gold while England's Natalie Blake took home the silver with a 100.2kg lift.

India with the latest addidtion of medal take their tally to 52, including 13 golds, 23 silvers and 16 bronzes. The Games conclude Sunday.

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