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Commonwealth Games 2018 Live Updates: Weightlifting 62 Kg Men's Finals: Muthupandi Raja fighting for a medal

Muthupandi Raja is set to come get his event underway in a short while
Updated: 05 April 2018 16:41 IST - Published: 05 April 2018 14:03 IST
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Thank you for joining us today. This will be all for now. See you tomorrow for Day 2 of the CWG
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Final standings: 
Gold- Bidin (MAL)
Silver- Baru (PNG)
Bronze- Talib (PAK)
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BIDIN gets gold
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BARU secures silver
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Here is the competitor. Baru is out. His final attempt. Can he lift it? NO, HE CAN'T. Bidin gets the gold
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Bidin attempting his second lift. HE LIFTS IT!!!! will this get him the gold? 
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Talib gets the bronze medal
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Wiraj out for his final attempt now. Currently on 279kg. He cannot lift anymore. He is out of the competition. 
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Wiraj up next. Drops the weight immediately. One more attempt left for him 
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Guaranteed medal finish for Baru 
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Baru straight back out after a disappointing first attempt. Lifts it this time 
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Papua New Guinea's Baru is back. He will try to get into one of the medal positions. Not his best try as he drops on his back immediately. 
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Bidin out now. He lifts it with such ease. 158 was the weight. He moves on to the first position. 
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Muthupandi currently is in the third place. Agoro will try and displace him from there. He lifts 156kg easily, moving on to the bronze medal place
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Sri-Lankan Wiraj is back out for his first attempt. He lifts 155kg on his first try and moves on a total of 279kg.
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Talib out for his final try meanwhile. He is miles ahead of the competition so far. Attempting 153 kg, this will take him to a total of 285kg. Will he do it though? He can't do it. He will stay on 283kg after 6 attempts.
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Agboro is out next. 151 kg is the weight on the bar. Lifts it easily, and moves on to a total of 263 kg. His third try is coming up. 
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Talib is back out for his second attempt. Lifts 151kg with ease.
283 kg is his total. Talib moves on to the top.  
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Four more athletes to go
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Muthupandi lifts 150kg and he moves into the lead with a total of 266 kg
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Matam Matam, the Cameronian is back. He commits a huge blunder and is out of the competition. 
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He is out of the competition with a score of 255kg 
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Qaqa is back out for his final attempt. 149kg the weight remains. Can he do it? He can't
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Qaqa is back out for his second attempt-149kg. Just picks it up. Great strength and determination from the Fijian but he is unable to lift the weight
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Muthupandi out next. He will attempt to lift 148kg. 5kg more than his last attempt. Gets it up but drops it, unfortunately. 
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Agboro is out to lift 147kg. His first attempt. Does it easily. 
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Talib is following Guinares, an athlete on the opposite spectrum of his career. Lifts the weight easily
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Guinares is finally out, attempting 145 kg. He urges the crowd to make some noise and the audience responds. Up on his feet and gets it over his head. The crowd cheers. This was his final attempt in the sport. He retires amidst huge cheers from the crowd. Removes his shoes, bows down and heads out with a score of 261 kg
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Matam Matam replaces him meanwhile, his second attempt at 145 kg. Lifts it this time. 
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Guinares is up next but is still taking his time to recover 
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Matam Matam with his first C&J attempt. 147 kg. Unable to lift
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Guinares is back again. Never looked in control. Will stay on 256 kg after his 2nd attempt. 
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Muthupandi is out now as the Indian attempts his first lift in clean and jerk. He will attempt 143kg. Lifts it easily. Total 259, moves on to first position for now
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Qaqa from Fiji is up next. His first attempt will be 142. He looks in trouble here. Amazingly he does it! 
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Coret out for his final try. Will try to lift `140 kg. Cannot do so unfortunately and will finish the competition on 240kg. 
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Coret up next. He cannot repeat his heroics, unfortunately. 
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New Zealander Guinares is up next. He lifts the weight with just 6 seconds left on the clock. 140kg was the weight. 
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Coret is out. 135kg without breaking a sweat. Next!
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HE CAN!!!!!!!!! the youngest athlete in this category has won some hearts out here in Gold Coast
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Moses out for his final attempt. Will try to lift 134 kg. He believes he can do it. Can he? CAN HE?! 
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Vannara will be out in front of the audience. 132kg is the weight he'll lift. If he manages to do so he'll reach a total of 242. Get's up and lifts it. That is six lifts out of six. 
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Ezekiel Moses is the next athlete, attempting 130kg. He is the youngest athlete in this competition at just 16. He is able to stand with the weight AAAAAANDDDD he lifts it as well
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Vannara, the Aussie is out for his final attempt. Easy work for him as he lifts 126 kg. He leaves with a total of 236 kg 
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Confiance is out for his final attempt. Huge cheers from the crowd to boost the man from Seychelles. Unfortunately, he is unable to lift. He thanks the crowd with a bow and will depart from the competition without any successful C&J attempts
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Betero will attempt his final lift. Doesn't have the strength to get up and finishes with a total of 210 kg 
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Confiance out straight back for his second attempt. Trying for 125 kg again. His clean was not so clean and he was unable to lift the weight
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Ezekiel Moses comes out. He is attempting 125 kg, his personal best. He matches it. After Moses, Confiance will be out. He will attempt 125kg on his attempt. Confiance never looked confident and is unable to lift
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Maobu is out for his final attempt at this event. He lifts 121 kg
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Betero is out for his second attempt. He lifts 120 kg. 
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Vannara BE is out for his first attempt. He lifts 120 kg easily