Our Yuva Shakti Is Creating History": PM Modi Praises Jeremy Lalrinnunga For Winning CWG Gold

This is India's fifth medal from weightlifting at CWG 2022 and second gold after Mirabai Chanu's on Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was one of the first to congratulate teenager Jeremy Lalrinnunga, 

 after the Mizoram weightlifter created a new Commonwealth Games record by picking up a combined weight of 300kg on way to winning India's second gold medal

It was a dominating show of strength by the 19-year-old, who picked up 140kg in snatch and 160kg in clean and jerk.

This is India's fifth medal from weightlifting at CWG 2022 and second gold after Mirabai Chanu's on Saturday.

"Our Yuva Shakti is creating history! Congratulations to @raltejeremy, who has won a Gold in his very first CWG and has set a phenomenal CWG record as well.