Sudhir Wins Gold in Men’s Heavyweight Weightlifting: Here’s How the World Reacted

India’s Sudhir runner set a Commonwealth Games record to win a gold medal in the men’s heavyweight final. After lifting 208 kg on the first attempt, Sudhir continued to lead with 212 kg on the second attempt. Despite failing at 217 kg in his third and final attempt, Sudhir still won the gold medal and also set a Games record with a total score of 134.5. This is India’s seventh gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games. People from all walks of life took to Twitter and praised Sudhir for winning the gold medal.

Here’s how the world reacted:

“Sudhir has had a great start to the CWG 2022 para-sports medal count! He won the prestigious Gold award and once again showed his dedication and determination. He has always performed well. on the field. Congratulations and best wishes to him for all the endeavors to come,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on Twitter.

“Congratulations to Sudhir for making history by winning India’s first Gold medal in Parachute at the Commonwealth Games,” former Indian athlete Wasim Jaffer tweeted.

“Bahot badhiya Sudhir bhai! Congratulations on the new Gold medal and Olympic Record,” Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra tweeted.

“Sudhir opened India’s medal review at #CWG2022. Congratulations on winning your first CWG gold medal. Yet another athlete from Haryana has made his mark on the world stage. With a display of skill and spirit on the ring today, you have shown the world what champion is made of,” Union Minister Anurag Thakur tweeted.

Sudhir, who won a bronze medal at the Asian Para Games, is disabled due to the effects of polio.

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