In the senior men's division, Sivalingam Sathish Kumar (77kg) won three gold medals. India signed off with a overall tally of 47 gold, 28 silver and 12 bronze medals at the event.
The youth boys were the stars of the show with a combined tally for 13 gold medals. In fact, they were the biggest contributors to the tally with 21 medals in all. The youth girls contributed 18 medals.

On Wednesday, K Shireesha and Joti Mal swept all the three gold on offer in the junior women 58kg and youth girl 58kg categories respectively.
Sireestha lifted 73kg in snatch and 95kg in clean and jerk for a total of 168kg while Joti Mal had a total of 160kg (70kg in snatch and 90kg in clean and jerk).
Minati Sethi fetched three bronze in senior women 58kg as she lifted 80kg in snatch, 110kg in clean and jerk for a total of 180kg.
On the first day, India had won one gold and two silver medals through Deepak Lather in youth boys 50kg.
The youth, junior and senior category competitions are being held simultaneously. India are being represented by 15 lifters in the senior section, 15 in junior section and 11 in youth section.


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