Dec 10, 2021

Another C'wealth weightlifting medal for SL!

Sri Lankan weightlifter Thilanka Palangasinghe has secured a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan today (10).

The 28-year-old weightlifter competed in the men’s 61kg category.

He has successfully lifted 145kg in clean and jerk, 116kg in snatch, with a total of 261kg.

Sri Lankan weightlifter Srimali Samarakoon yesterday won a gold medal at the championship. competing in the women’s 45kg category.

The Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021 is currently being held concurrently in Tashkent along with World Weightlifting Championships 2021 from December 7 to 17.

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