Berhampur: Prem Singh of Punjab and Jaswant Singh of Uttar Pradesh achieved gold on the third day of the 64th Men and 27th Women Senior National Weightlifting Championship here at Berhampur Stadium on Monday.
As per Sources, Prem Singh made clean sweep of all the four gold medals in men’s 69 kg category, lifting 127 kg in snatch, 156 kg in clean and jerk for a total of 283 kg. In the men’s 85 kg category, Jaswant Singh bagged three gold medals. He lifted 140 kg in snatch, 162 kg in clean and jerk for a total of 302 kg.
It is noteworthy to mention that the overall gold in men’s 77 kg weight class was booked by Railways’ G Satish Kumar, who lifted 135 kg in snatch, 163 kg in clean and jerk for a total of 298 kg.