India open their medal account at the Commonwealth Games 2022. In 55 kg category, Sargar won the silver medal. Know who he is.

Sanket Sargar wins silver

Sanket lifted 245 kg in the 55kg category and missed out on gold by just 1kg.

How much did he lift?

Sanket got injured in an attempt to lift 140 kg. He tried to lift in the third attempt but the injury prevented him from doing so.

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Misses out on gold

Sanket is a resident of Sangli district in Maharashtra. He has been national champion thrice. He comes from a humble background.

Sanket's roots

Sanket's father runs a Paan shop. Sanket helps his father as well. He started preparing at the age of 13.

Sanket runs Paan shop

Sanket is 21 years old and one of the promising youngsters of Indian contingent at CWG 2022. He studied at Kolhapur's Shivaji University.

Sanket's age

Sanket's weightlifting record

संकेत के नाम हैं रिकॉर्ड

Sanket Sargar lifted 256 kg at Singapore Weightlifting Meet 2021 to create national and commonwealth record.

Sanket Sargar's next target is Paris Olympics 2024 where he wants to participate in the 61 kg category.

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"I want to dedicate this medal to all the freedom fighters and the people who sacrificed their lives for the country," Sanket told India Today.

Dedicates medal to armed forces

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