Commonwealth Games 2018 Live Updates: Weightlifting 48 Kg Women's Finals: Mirabai Chanu fighting for Gold

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 05, 2018 11:35 IST

Chanu represents India in the Women's 48kg category. The competition starts at 9.30 am


11:35 (IST)5 APR 2018

Complete domination by Mirabai Chanu here! She goes for 110kgs in her 3rd attempt, and barely breaks sweat, as she breaks the Commonwealth Games record for the sixth time on a single day!

11:29 (IST)5 APR 2018

Its cakewalk for Mirabai Chanu, as she lifts 107kgs!

11:26 (IST)5 APR 2018

And the moment is here. Mirabai Chanu with the gold medal attempt! 103kgs, and she gets the gold medal, as she breaks yet another Commonwealth record!

11:23 (IST)5 APR 2018

She comes in for a 3rd attempt, lifts it cleanly, but she swivels on her feet, and drops it. Braddock is absolutely distraught after that attempt.

11:21 (IST)5 APR 2018

Amanda Braddock goes for the 93 kg lift, but fails on both attempts. One more attempt left for her to get a medal!

11:17 (IST)5 APR 2018

Gomes goes for 90kgs, but she lets it go very soon. She gets a total tally of 155 kg.

11:16 (IST)5 APR 2018

Now Toua sneaks up to the 3rd spot with a 90kg lift. Her total tally now stands at 155kgs.

11:14 (IST)5 APR 2018

Sri Lanka's Gomes goes for a 90kg lift, but fails to make it.

11:11 (IST)5 APR 2018

Not a very convincing lift by Uweh, but she gets the nod from the judges, as she lifts 88kgs.

11:10 (IST)5 APR 2018

Toua of Papua New Guinea goes for the 85 kg, but fails to make it.

11:09 (IST)5 APR 2018

Uweh attempts an 88kg lift, but cannot make it on her first clean and jerk attempt!

11:04 (IST)5 APR 2018

Stephenson is back for her final attempt, as she foes for an 85kg lift! But she fails to make the lift.

11:00 (IST)5 APR 2018

Stephenson lifts her personal best 83kgs to take her total tally to 14kgs. She looks pumped after this effort!

11:00 (IST)5 APR 2018

Kelly Jo-Robson is up next. She goes for 73kg, but fails to make the lift.

10:56 (IST)5 APR 2018

Lisa Tobias lifts 79kgs in clean and jerk! She has now broken the Scottish record, with this lift.

10:53 (IST)5 APR 2018

Malani lifts 73 in her 3rd attempt. A disappointing start for the Fiji lifter.

10:46 (IST)5 APR 2018

And we get underway in the 70kg category of clean and jerk, as Powell starts off with a 70kg lift.

10:32 (IST)5 APR 2018

She now has a 10kg lead!

10:31 (IST)5 APR 2018

What performance by Mirabai Chanu! She has broken the Commonwealth Games record 3 times in 6 minutes! She lifts 86 kgs in her 3rd attempt.

10:28 (IST)5 APR 2018

She goes for 84kgs, and lifts it without breaking a sweat! This is a brilliant showing by Mirabai Chanu!

10:26 (IST)5 APR 2018

Mirabai Chanu of India is up next! She comes in with an attempt for 80 kgs, and lifts it with much ease!

10:17 (IST)5 APR 2018

Toua fails her 3rd attempt with the 70kg, and fails to make it.

10:15 (IST)5 APR 2018

Dinusha Gomes comes back for her second attempt, and lifts 70kgs with relative ease.

10:14 (IST)5 APR 2018

Thelma Toua goes for 70kgs, but fails to make it.

10:13 (IST)5 APR 2018

Uweh fails to lift 67kgs on her 3rd attempt. She ends this round with 66kgs.

10:10 (IST)5 APR 2018

Dinusha Gomes of Sri Lanka is up next, and she lifts 66 kgs.

10:08 (IST)5 APR 2018

Monica Uweh attempts the 65kgs, but fails to make the lift.

10:07 (IST)5 APR 2018

And finally, she makes it on her third attempt, as she walks off with a smile on her face.

10:05 (IST)5 APR 2018

She comes back for her second attempt, but fails again.

10:03 (IST)5 APR 2018

Kelly Jo-Robson comes in for 65 kgs but fails to make the lift.

10:00 (IST)5 APR 2018

Malani attempts the 63kgg lift, but fails to make it properly.

09:59 (IST)5 APR 2018

Stephenson is back for her third attempt, and manages the 61 kgs, as the home crowd goes crazy.

09:57 (IST)5 APR 2018

Second attempt Stephenson, who comes in for 61 kgs, but she fails to make the lift.

09:56 (IST)5 APR 2018

Tobias is back for her third attempt, and she is finally successful, as she lifts 60 kgs.

09:55 (IST)5 APR 2018

Seruwaia Malani of Fiji fails to lift her 60 kg attempt.

09:53 (IST)5 APR 2018

Lisa Tobias of Scotland comes in next, as she attempts a 60 kg snatch. However, she fails to lift it, and walks off in a dejected manner.

09:52 (IST)5 APR 2018

Slyce Stephenson of Australia is up next, and she lifts 59 kgs on her first attempt.

09:50 (IST)5 APR 2018

Powell comes back for her third and final snatch, and lifts 56 kgs, as she walks off to rapturous applause.

09:48 (IST)5 APR 2018

She comes back for her second attempt of 54 kgs, and Powell aces it easily.

09:45 (IST)5 APR 2018

Hannah Powell of Wales is up first, and she successfully lifts 52 kgs in her first attempt.

09:40 (IST)5 APR 2018

The judges are here, and we are all set to go for the event to get underway...

09:35 (IST)5 APR 2018

Hello and welcome to our coverage of the women's 48 kg event at the Commonwealth Games. Mirabai Chanu will be carrying India's hopes at the event.

08:44 (IST)5 APR 2018

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of the match. Stay tuned for updates!

08:44 (IST)5 APR 2018

Indian female weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (born 8 August 1994) won a Gold medal in the 48 kg category at 2017 World Weightlifting Championships held in Anaheim, United States. She will be looking to take the good form forward and hope for a podium finish. She had also won a silver medal in the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow where her Indian compatriot Khumukcham Sanjita had won Gold. 
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