CWG 2014 Photos: Indian superwoman Sanjita Khumukcham takes weightlifting gold

India's Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu and Saikhom Mirabai Chanu bagged a gold and silver respectively in the women’s 48kg weightlifting event yesterday. It was basically a contest between the two Manipuris in an event which India had dominated for long in the Commonwealth Games from the days of Kunjarani Devi. Here are the photos:

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CWG 2014 Photos: Indian superwoman Sanjita Khumukcham takes weightlifting gold
CWG 2014 Photos Indian superwoman Sanjita Khumukcham takes weightlifting gold

India's Chanu Saikhom celebrates after winning the silver medal during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday. PTI

CWG 2014 Photos Indian superwoman Sanjita Khumukcham takes weightlifting gold

India's silver medalist Mirabai Chanu Saikhom (L), India's gold medalist Sanjita Chanu Khumukcham (C) and Nigeria's Nkechi Opara (R) with their medals on the podium at the ceremony for the women's weightlifting 48kg class at the SECC Precinct during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow: AFP

CWG 2014 Photos Indian superwoman Sanjita Khumukcham takes weightlifting gold

India's Chanu Saikhom completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday. PTI

CWG 2014 Photos Indian superwoman Sanjita Khumukcham takes weightlifting gold

The Indian tri colors are raised during the medal presentation for Sanjita Khumukcham who won the gold medal for the 48-kg women's weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday. PTI

CWG 2014 Photos Indian superwoman Sanjita Khumukcham takes weightlifting gold

India's Chanu Saikhom completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday. PTI

CWG 2014 Photos Indian superwoman Sanjita Khumukcham takes weightlifting gold

India's gold medalist Sanjita Khumukcham during the medal presentation ceremony of 48-kg women's weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday. PTI

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