Here is the current medal count on the Day 3 of the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast, Australia on Saturday.
With four Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze, India are currently fourth on the table. Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam and Venkat Rahul Ragala won gold for India. Sivalingam retained his gold medal in the 77-kg weightlifting event.
The following is the current top-10 positions in the medal tally on Day 3, The list is in the order of rank, nation, gold medal, silver medal, bronze medal and total medals.
Indian Medal Winners on Day 3
Sathish Kumar Sivalingam
Indian weightlifters continued to dominate at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Australia’s Gold Coast with the veteran Sathish Kumar Sivalingam winning a Gold in the men’s 77-kg event here on Saturday. Sivalingam won the third gold medal for India in weightlifting as he lifted 317 kg in total, 144 kg in Snatch and 173 kg in Clean-and-Jerk in Men’s 77 kg weightlifting event here. It is his 2nd consecutive gold medal at Games, as he secured the gold in Glasgow in 2014, as well.
It is India’s 5th medal so far in Commonwealth Games 2018, and all of them have come in weightlifting so far. He faced a stiff competition from England’s Jack Oliver who remained on the second position, after a difficult clean-and-jerk round. England’s Jack Oliver took silver with a total of 312 kg while Francois Etoundi ensured bronze for hosts Australia with 305.