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Breaking News: Soniya Chanu wins India’s First Medal in CWG 2010

New Delhi 04-Oct: Manipur’s Soniya Chanu, competing in 48-kg women’s weighlifting category, lifted a total of 167 Kgs to win the first Medal for India in Common Wealth Games. Atom Sandhyarani, another weightlifter from Manipur competing in the same category, lifted 165 kgs to win the Bronze Medal.

The first Gold Medal of the CWG 2010 went to Nigeria’s Augustina Nkem Nwaoko by lifting 175 Kgs, a record mark in 48-kg women’s weighlifting category.

Earlier, Manipur’s Kunjarani had held record in the 48-kg women’s weighlifting category.

Courtesy: http://results.cwgdelhi2010.org/en/Comp.mvc/Info/ResultList/WLW048101



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