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Sudhakar Jayant wins gold at World Masters Weightlifting Championships6092014

Indian Army’s Lt Colonel Sudhakar Jayant completed a hat trick of titles after clinching the gold medal for the third time at the IWF World Masters Weightlifting Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark. Competing in 62kg weight category, the 45-year-old Indian lifted a total of 185kg. In snatch, Jayant lifted 85kg while in clean and jerk he came up with a best effort of 100kg. Finland’s Huuskonen Jari won the silver medal with a total lift of 170kg, while Frederic Robert of France who lifted 145kg bagged the bronze medal. In 2013 at Italy, Jayant had won the gold medal with a lift of 192 kg. His lift of 87kg in Snatch was also a Games record. He also won the gold medal when the Championship was held at Ukraine in 2012. The World Masters Weightlifting Championships which started at Copenhagen on August 30th and will conclude tomorrow.
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