Commonwealth Games are set to begin from 4 April 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia. Weightlifting has been a sport to watch out for in each and every sporting event. Indian Delegation will be consisting of 15 weightlifters for 15 categories.
In 2014 Commonwealth Games, India delegation consisted of 15 weightlifters. India won 3 gold medals in Weightlifting. The Gold Medalists consisted of - Sukhen Dey (56 kg), Sathish Sivalingam (77 kg) and Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu (48 kg). Apart from 3 gold medals, Indian won 4 silver medals and 5 bronze medals in Weightlifting. India also won 1 Silver Medal and 1 bronze medal in powerlifting in 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Let's go through few of the weightlifters who have various international accolades and will be in a contention to win the Gold Medal for the country and contribute to the medal tally. Weightlifting events will happen from 5-9 April at Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.