Bandara fifth at CGames
Oct 4, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
One of Sri Lanka’s medal prospects, Kamal Bandara lifted 233 Kilograms in the men’s 56 Kg category to be placed fifth in the group A at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in New Delhi in the opening day of the XIX Commonwealth Games yesterday.
Bandara was injured after his third attempt but lifted 130 Kgs (Clean and Jerk) and 103kgs (snatch) before that. Other Sri Lankan in the same category of that event, Sangeeth Priyantha Wijesuriya lifted 218kgs (snatch) 98kgs and clean and jerk (120kgs).
The Malaysian Amirul Ibrahim lifted a total of 251 kgs to top the group.