BIRMINGHAM: Jeremy Lalrinnunga from Mizoram has won the second gold medal for India.

On Sunday, Jeremy – weightlifter hailing from Mizoram – won gold medal in men’s 67kg category.

Jeremy won the gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games held at Birmingham in England.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga won the gold by setting a new CWG record of 300kg in the 67kg category.

Notably, this is India’s second gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga lifted a total of 300 kgs (140kg in snatch and 160kg in clean and jerk).

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“Our Yuva Shakti is creating history! Congratulations to @raltejeremy, who has won a Gold in his very first CWG and has set a phenomenal CWG record as well. At a young age he’s brought immense pride and glory. Best wishes to him for his future endeavours,” tweeted PM Narendra Modi.

Earlier, on Saturday, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu shattered Commonwealth Games records to win India’s first gold medal.

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