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Commonwealth Games 2018 Live Updates: Weightlifting Men's 69 Kg Finals - Deepak Lather Fighting for Gold

The event starts at 9.30 am
Updated: 06 April 2018 12:13 IST - Published: 06 April 2018 08:41 IST
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Final Position:
Gold: Gareth EVANS (WAL)
Silver: INDIKA (SL)
Bronze: Deepak LATHER (IND)
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LATHER GETS BRONZE, INDIKA GETS SILVER
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What a brilliant competition. 
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GARETH EVANS GETS THE GOLD MEDAL AND HE IS ECSTATIC
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HE CAN'T!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Can he do it?
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IOANE's out for his third try
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As thing stand: EVANS is first, INDIKA is second, and LATHER is third.
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Coming on for his third. Gareth Evans can barely watch. 
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He drops his second attempt. 
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IOANE IS GOING FOR GOLD. HE WILL ATTEMPT TO LIFT 174kg. CAN HE DO IT?
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There is a chance that Lather moves down to 4th. 
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Wait a minute. There is a complication here. Ioane is still left in the competition. He lifts 167kg and moves on to 292 kg. 
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He in not able to do so. So unfortunate. Evans applauds the crowd and bows out. 
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Gareth Evans out. His lift can determine the gold medal. He has been the standout performer so far.
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Deepak Lather wins BRONZE 
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He can't lift it
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Hidayat is out. His lift will determine whether Lathar gets a medal or not. 
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Katoatau up next. He drops 163 kg. Indika back out again. He drops it. Gareth Evans with a chance to go for gold. 
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Gareth Evans up next. He'll attempt 163 kg. HE LIFTS THE WEIGHT!!! Absolutely brilliant by the Welsh veteran 
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Indika is up next. He is unable to lift. He is currently in 1st position.
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He is unable to lift 162 kg. Currently in 3rd position.
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DEEPAK LATHER IS OUT FOR HIS FINAL ATTEMPT
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Wakefield out for his third attempt. 161 kg! Home crowd cheering on. He drops it. His total is 275 kg. 
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Sufyan unable to lift the weight on his third try as well. He is out of the competition. 
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Malaysian Hidayat lifts 160kg.
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Katoatau lifts 160kg. Sufyan cannot, however. 
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Malaysian Hidayat is back. He will also attempt 160kg. Drops it. 
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Gareth Evans is on the mat. He also lifts 160kg, moving to second place. As things stand, Lather will win the Bronze medal
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His fiercest competition Indika is up next. He lifts 160kg, moving into the lead. 
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He can!!!!! 295kg!!! A GOLD MEDAL IS LOOKING LIKELY
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Can he lift it?
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He'll try to match his personal best. 
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DEEPAK LATHER IS BACK FOR HIS SECOND ATTEMPT
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Abu Sufyan next. He runs just in time to reach the mat. The pressure of the clock was too much. He took way to long to lift the weight and dropped it immediately. 
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Katoatau next up from Kiribati. He lifts 155kg. Wakefield coming on to the mat again. He should get this one right. He does. 155kg as well. 
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Wakefield is up next. The Australian lifts 155kg but drops it before the referee's signal. That is a shame. 
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HE LIFTS 155kg!!!! HUGE ADVANTAGE FOR LATHER
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Deepak Lather is coming out for his first C&J
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Villalon is out for his final attempt. 145 kg. He cannot lift it. Villalon is out of the competition. 
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Villalon straight back out. He stand up this time and gets it up as well but cannot hold it. 
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Villalon is up next. Cannot get it up. He seems to have injured himself as well. 
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Doguape out for his final attempt. He can't lift it this time. He finished on 247kg. 
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Singha out for his second attempt. Commits a foul. Straight back out for his third try. Fouls again. He is out of the competition. 
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Singha is out for his first C&J. Drops it. Doguape next after him. He lifts 140 kg. 
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Ssempreza out for his final try. He lifts 136 kg. 
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Pandoo will attempt 135kg. Shows great strength to get it up and he has done it. Great strength from Pandoo. He finishes with 240 kg total.
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Doguape out now. The 17-year-old lifts 135kg easily. Following him is Ssempreza. He is unable to lift. 
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Ssempreza is coming out next. He lifts 130 kg. Dinesh Pandoo out for his second attempt. He lifts 130 kg as well