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Who is Sanket Mahadev Sargar? – All you need to know about the Indian weightlifter who bagged Silver at CWG 2022

At the Khelo India University Games 2020, Sanket had set a new national record of 138 kg in clean and jerk lift.

Tanishq Sharma Author

Updated - 30 July 2022 4:13 pm

Indian weightlifter Sanket Mahadev Sargar has won the first medal for India in the Commonwealth Games 2022. The 21-year-old weightlifter represented India in the 55 kg category and clinched the silver medal by lifting a total of 248 kg.

At the Khelo India University Games 2020, Sanket had set a new national record of 138 kg in clean and jerk lift to clinch the gold medal in the tournament and later created the new snatch national record of 113 kg in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship in 2021 and won the gold medal in the competition which was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Here’s all you need to know about the young sensation

Name: Sanket Mahadev Sargar

Age: 21

Date of Birth: October 16, 2000

Hails From: Kohlapur, Maharastra

Teams: Indian men’s weightlifting team

Role: 55kg weightlifter

Achievements: Silver medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022, Gold medal in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship 2021, and gold at the Khelo India University Games 2020

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