A Dalit boy became a champion in commonwealth games 2018. He challenged the merits took an opportunity to win gold for the country.
India won its fourth gold in weightlifting at 21st Commonwealth Games as Ragala Venkat Rahul packed away a gold for India in weightlifting. Only 21, Rahul, who is a Commonwealth Championships gold-medallist, lifted an aggregate weight of 338kg (151kg+187kg) to complete to finish everything. The Indian has secured a nearby fight with Samoa’s Don Opeloge, who finished with a sum of 331kg (151kg+180kg).Both the lifters selected 191kg as their last quick lift and them two flopped yet Rahul secured the best prize inferable from Opeloge’s bombed second endeavor at a 188kg lift.
Rahul additionally turned into the fourth Indian wrestler to win gold at the quadrennial event this year. Rahul hoarded spotlight as an adolescent, as exactly when he was 17, he won two gold awards in the young and junior classes of the Commonwealth Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship in Malaysia in 2013. Had Opologe dealt with a decent last lift, Rahul would have finished with a silver as he had effectively messed his third attempt.After winding up at the top position, Rahul uncovered how he battled damage worries to make the nation glad.
“I had been debilitated by knee damage amid the Commonwealth Championships a year ago. Be that as it may, the mentors bolstered me gigantically to get this award. I haven’t possessed the capacity to prepare that well,”
In the Commonwealth Championships a year ago, Rahul had lifted a sum of 351kg (156kg+195kg). Rahul’s gold took India’s award count to six, which incorporates three different golds, one silver and one bronze decoration, all in weightlifting. Rahul likewise scratched his name in history books as he turned into the primary Indian to win gold in the 85 kg weight class at the Games.Earlier in the day, Sathish Sivalingam additionally sacked a gold award in the 77kg classification. While Mirabai Chanu won India its first gold media on the opening day of the current year’s occasion, Sanjita Chanu added another gold to India’s count on Day 2.
Ragala Rahul a Dalit boy from Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh did India proudly. His father Madhu was a former Kabaddi player running a small grocery shop in Stuvartpuram village near Bapatla. His father Madhu said that he couldn’t become a champion because of his poverty, but he decided to encourage his children to become champion in weightlifting.