Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifting Men's 77kg, India's Sathish Kumar Sivalingam fighting for a Gold medal, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 07, 2018 07:36 IST

The Clean and Jerk event is set to get underway in a while.


07:36 (IST)7 APR 2018

With this, we come to the end of our coverage of this match, as India win its third gold medal in as many days. All of India's medals so far have come from weightlifting, which has proven to be a brilliant sport for the country so far.

07:34 (IST)7 APR 2018

So the results are confirmed! Sathish wins gold, Oliver gets silver, while Etoundi takes bronze.

Gold - Sathish Kumar Sivalingam
Silver - Jack Oliver
Bronze - Francois Etoundi

07:32 (IST)7 APR 2018

Tabaroua fails his final attempt of 176kgs, and that confirms the bronze for Etoundi. The Aussie lifter may be injured, but elation is written all over his face. Having confirmed his gold medal, Sathish will now not go in for his third attempt.

07:25 (IST)7 APR 2018

With this, Etoundi's bronze medal is confirmed, as he looks on from the sidelines, with an ice-pack strapped to his shoulders.

07:24 (IST)7 APR 2018

Vachon comes out for his third attempt, which could give him the bronze. However, he fails to lift properly in the jerk category!

07:22 (IST)7 APR 2018

Now Sathinsh attempts 173kgs, which he lifts with ease, to confirm the top spot and the gold medal spot, with a total lift of 317kgs!

07:19 (IST)7 APR 2018

He comes back out for his third attempt. If he misses this, Sathish will win gold! And he lifts 171kgs. 

07:18 (IST)7 APR 2018

Oliver fails his second attempt of 171 kgs! This puts Sathish in great position to win gold!

07:14 (IST)7 APR 2018

What drama here! Etoundi lifts 169 kgs, through pain, to take himself up to the third spot. He grimaces in pain, as he clutches his shoulders and falls to the ground. A great effort by the Australian.

07:11 (IST)7 APR 2018

And Sathish finally comes out for his first attempt for 169kgs, and lifts it with ease! This takes him up to the first position on the charts.

07:09 (IST)7 APR 2018

We are all eagerly awaiting Sathish's first attempt. If he makes the lift, he will go one point higher than Oliver.

07:07 (IST)7 APR 2018

Vachon is back again with his second attempt of 168kgs, and managed to get the lift. This takes him up to the second position!

07:06 (IST)7 APR 2018

Vidanage goes in for 168kgs on his second attempt, but fails to make the lift.

07:03 (IST)7 APR 2018

Sathish will attempt 170kgs in his first attempt, and hence will take the lead, if he does manage to lift it.

07:02 (IST)7 APR 2018

Vachon goes for 168kgs, but fails to lift it.

07:01 (IST)7 APR 2018

Oliver goes in for a 167kg attempt. He seemed to struggle for a while, but eventually managed to keep himself staticc enough to get two decisions.

07:00 (IST)7 APR 2018

Forde comes in for his third and final attempt of 166 kgs, as he gives a vicious war cry. However, he could barely lift it offf the ground.

06:56 (IST)7 APR 2018

Vidanage lifts 166kgs to take his total tally to 298kgs. The Sri Lankan looks pretty content with this lift.

06:48 (IST)7 APR 2018

Etoundi struggles, but manages to lift 162kgs, and gets the decision easily.

06:46 (IST)7 APR 2018

Lukose lifts 160 kgs, but the judgesdon't seem to have liked his wobbly elbows, and he does not get a decision from any of them.

06:44 (IST)7 APR 2018

McTaggart comes in for a 160kg lit, but he could not even get up from his haunches.

06:41 (IST)7 APR 2018

Forde  attempts a 160kg lift, and he lifts it with ease

06:40 (IST)7 APR 2018

Jack Anthony fails to lift 159kgs, but fails to make the lift!

06:36 (IST)7 APR 2018

McTaggart of NZ is up next! 156kg is what he attempted, and he lifts it with ease!

06:35 (IST)7 APR 2018

Jack Anthony goes for the 153kg lift, and completes it with some difficulty.

06:34 (IST)7 APR 2018

And we're back for the clean and jerk section of the event, as the weightlifters get set for the second round.

06:17 (IST)7 APR 2018

With that, we come to the end of the snatch event of the 77kg category championship. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for more updates from the clean and jerk round, which get underway in some time...

06:16 (IST)7 APR 2018

Oliver out for his final attempt here, and he's going for 148kgs. But fails to make the lift. However, this does not matter as of now, as the Englishman is still in the lead with a lift of 145kgs, while Sathish is behind him on 144kgs.

06:12 (IST)7 APR 2018

And it's cakewalk for the Englishman, who moves to the top of the charts once again!

06:10 (IST)7 APR 2018

Sathish is all set for his third attempt....its 144kgs, and he lifts it with ease. But can Jack Oliver is going to attempt 145kgs in his second attempt!

06:09 (IST)7 APR 2018

Jack Oliver lifts a massive 141kg on his first attempt, and makes the lift with ease. This looks bleak for Sathish!

06:08 (IST)7 APR 2018

Sathish back out for his second attempt...he's attempting 140kgs, and aces the lift! He barely seemed to break sweat there.

06:07 (IST)7 APR 2018

Etoundi of Australia attempts 136kgs in his 3rd event, and aces it! The elation is clear on his face, as he does a somersault in celebration!

06:03 (IST)7 APR 2018

He attempts 136kgs on his first attempt, and he lifts in with ease...

06:02 (IST)7 APR 2018

Sathish Sivalingam comes out next...

06:01 (IST)7 APR 2018

Vianage is up next, as he attempts a 135kg lift on his 3rd attempt, and he drops it!

05:57 (IST)7 APR 2018

McTaggart cow comes in for an attempt at 135kgs on his 3rd attempt...but he drops the barbell, just as he tried to lift it.

05:55 (IST)7 APR 2018

Etoundi comes in to much cheer from the local crowd, and lifts 133kgs in his 2nd attempt.

05:54 (IST)7 APR 2018

Vidanage with his second attempt and lifts 133kg without much effort.

05:52 (IST)7 APR 2018

Vachon up next, and easily lifts 131kgs in his first attempt.

05:51 (IST)7 APR 2018

McTaggart with his second attempt, and he lifts 128 kgs with ease...

05:48 (IST)7 APR 2018

Aliklik finally manages the 126kg lift in his third attempt!

05:48 (IST)7 APR 2018

Francois Etoundi goes for 126 kgs in his first attempt, and lifts it without even breaking sweat.

05:41 (IST)7 APR 2018

Vachon goes in for his second attempt, and lifts the 127 kg barbell with ease, now.

05:40 (IST)7 APR 2018

Nicholas Vachon of Canada also attempts 127kg, but fails to register the lift.

05:39 (IST)7 APR 2018

McTaggart of New Zealand comes in for a 127 kg lift, and aces it with east.

05:37 (IST)7 APR 2018

Alikilik attempts the 126kg lift, but he seems to have lifted a little too over his head, as he drops the barbell.

05:35 (IST)7 APR 2018

Tabaroua comes in for a 125  lift, and he does it with ease...

05:28 (IST)7 APR 2018

Webstar Lukose of Kenya is up next, and he makes short work of a 120 kg lift.

05:27 (IST)7 APR 2018

Forde goes in for his third try of the 117kg lift, and finally manages to get it a proper lift.
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