Commonwealth Games 2022 : Weightlifter Lovepreet Singh lifts national record 192kg with clean sweep

Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 6 Live Updates: The men's weightlifting final for the 109kg category is underway. India's Lovepreet Singh lifted 192kg on his third attempt in rain and jerk to set a national record.

On his third attempt, he lifted 163kg in the clean and jerk to finish second best in the round. In the grass-court event, Indian women's Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia beat Niue's Hina Rereiti and Olivia Buckingham 23-6, while Mridul Borgohain defeated Falkland Islands' Chris Locke 21-5 in a one-sided affair.

Judoka Deepak Deswal, on the other hand, lost in his men's 100kg quarterfinal match. Earlier, the women's grass four team had an impressive fifth day of the ongoing event as the country won a historic grass ball gold in the women's four. This was followed by the men's table tennis gold.

On the contrary, the mixed badminton team and weightlifter Vikas Thakur (96 kg) won one silver each. After a memorable day, Wednesday promises to be another exciting outing for India as the men's and women's hockey teams enter action with boxers Nikhat Zareen and Lovlina Borgohain grabbing the limelight.

Meanwhile, the Indian women's cricket team will be in action in the evening. And when the fun is over, the athletes will take the stage together to end the day on a high note for the fans.