The younger lifter went back to the warm-up area and chatted with his coach before emerging for his third and final attempt at 139kg. But the pain was too much and there was not enough time and no effort to avoid being declared medically unfit to compete by the doctor, and Sanket bravely attempted to lift 139 and failed again.
Sargar, 22, from Sangli district of Maharashtra, lifted a total of 248 kg but was overtaken by Mohd Anik bin Kasdan of Malaysia, who came from behind to lift 142 kg. In his third and final attempt in the clean and jerk, his overall score went up to 249. The Malaysian picked up 107 in the snatch, while with 142 in the clean and jerk for a game record total of 249. Sargar picked up 113 in the snatch, but could only manage 135 in the clean. And blow. Sri Lanka’s D. Yodage won the bronze medal with a total of 225.
This could easily have been a gold medal for India as Sargar, who hails from a farming family, had made a great start in the snatch and took the lead. He looked under control after lifting 135 on his first attempt in the clean and jerk, but failed on 139 in his next two attempts, injuring his right arm during the second lift. He participated in the medal ceremony with his hand as an artist and would later go to therapy.
“I heard a snap like sound during the second attempt in the clean and jerk and lost the weight. After that my coach took a look at my arm, it was very painful but I had to make the third attempt, try and secure the gold. But I couldn’t do that,” Sargar told the media with a silver medal around his neck.
Sagar said after his event, “I am very disappointed and angry as I have lost the gold medal.
He said that he would dedicate his silver medal to the ongoing Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations in the country.
Sargar started with 107kg and then increased it to 111 and 113kg in the snatch section. Malaysia’s Mohamed Anik bin Kasdan scored the same 107 in the first attempt, but failed on 111 in his next two attempts, thus giving Sargar the opportunity to lift more than his opponent in the clean and jerk, which was his strong point, the gold. to claim.
Sri Lanka’s Dilanka Isuru Kumara Yodge scored 105 in the second attempt, but went on to 112 in the third and final after seeing Malaysian Mohamed Anik fail on 111. But he could not complete the lift and had to be satisfied with 105 and third place. post snatch status
The Malaysian made a strong comeback in the clean and jerk, while Sargar was troubled by his injury.
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