India wins two gold medals in weightlifting at 20th Commonwealth Games 2014. India ran away with opening day honours in the weightlifting competition of the 20th Commonwealth Games with Sukhen Dey and K Sanjita Chanu winning the gold medal in their respective events in Glasgow. The Indian team bagged four out of six medals on offer on day one of the competition on Thursday.
Weightlifter K Sanjita Chanu stealing the limelight by winning the country its first gold medal while the judokas added two silver on the opening day of competitions here on Thursday. It was a display of overwhelming domination in weightlifting by the Indians as S Mirabai Chanu bagged the silver medal to make it a one-two for last edition's hosts.
Sukhen Dey has won the gold medal with a splendid lift in the clean and jerk. His compatriot Ganesh Mali took the bronze. Dey comfortably lifted 139 kg in his second attempt even as the other weightlifters made heavy weather of it. Dey, who won a silver behind Hamizan Aminul Ibrahim in the New Delhi Commonwealth Games four years ago