Thakur, who had taken silver in the 85 kg division at the 2014 CWG in Glasgow, Scotland, registered some of his best lifts in international competition.
Yadav did not look convincing at the start of the clean and jerk phase. She struggled to lift 118 kg in her first attempt which gave her the lead. But failing at 122 kg in her second attempt put her in a spot of bother.
Venkat Rahul Ragala extended India's medal-hunting run in the weightlifting competitions as he clinched the gold medal in the men's 85kg category at the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday.
Star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won the first gold for India at the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games with a power-packed performance in the women's 48 kilogram category here on Thursday.
Among the respected dignitaries Sports minister Sahid Choudhury, Mayor Dr Prafullajit Sinha, Parakhhit Murasingh, Samarjit Bhowmik and PWD Chief Engineer Ashit Bhowmik will remain present in the opening ceremony.
Narayan Debnath of Secretariat Cultural association became champion in the 1st year Inter office Arm Wrestling tournament organized by Inter Office Sports and Cultural association.
18th State Masters Athletics tournament will be held on December 9 at Badharghat stadium. The tournament will start from 9.00 am.
With the initiative of Tripura Inter Office Sports and Recreation association the tournament will be held at conference hall of Secretariat Recreation association.
Today was the last day of the tournament at Andhra Pradesh as on the last day Madhumita won gold medal in Under 16 Girl’s 200 meter sprint. She took only 26.28 seconds time to secure the first place in the list.
In the under 14 Boy’s High Jump event Abhishek Lagardo secured the gold medal. He jumped over a distance of 1.74 cm. this three-day long tournament will come to an end tomorrow.
Headmistress Nabamita Dey Acharjee thanked to each and everyone for the successful completion of the event. Also on behalf of the school authorities golden girl Dipa Karmakar has been felicitated.
Weightlifting, Power lifting, Body building and Arm lifting association will come together and start the tournament from 9.00 am. On behalf of the organizers all the players have been advised to make report tomorrow on time.
The tournament will be held at Vivekananda Byamagar situated at Gandhighat. With the initiative of West District Weightlifting association this three tournaments will be held.
Both Madhumita Deb and coach Bikalpa Rudra Paul was very much pleased on this performance while on behalf of the state athletic association congratulatory message has been conveyed to Madhumita.
Tripura Under 17 Athletics team left today for the upcoming National School Under 17 Athletics tournament which will be held at Bhopal from November 7-10.
Madhumita Deb, Rupa Sarkar, Purnima Debnath, Nanda Majhi, Gopal Saha, Jitu Rudra Paul, Rakesh Datta and Sumai Naithok Debbarma. Coach: Arpita Malakar. Manager: Pradip Malakar.
Tomorrow at 10.00 am the tournament will be inaugurated by Deputy Speaker of State Assembly Pabitra Kar at Dasarath Deb Sports complex.
With 30 players from October 19 Tripura selection camp has been going on smoothly as coaches Ansari Ali and Raju Debnath guiding the players.
Also in the meeting the fixture of state games will be announced and discussions will be made on the participation of Tripura team in upcoming 36th National Games.
The members of the association believe that both these athletes not only made proud of their country but also highlighted the name of Tripura in the biggest stage.
Sadar Subdivision level Inter School Athletics tournament ended today as in Under 14, 17 and 19 categories the tournament held in both Boy’s and Girl’s section.
Last time this tournament held at Guwahati where Tripura won total 16 medals including 5 gold medals.
145 athletes from Sadar Subdivision remained present at Badharghat Dasarath Deb Stadium as the camp was schedule to start from 10.00 am.
Tripura also celebrated this day with several sporting events and paid tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary.