Weightlifter Sanket Mahadev Sargar, India’s first medallist on the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, will keep again within the UK for remedy of the UCL harm he suffered on the way in which to securing a silver within the 55kg class.
CWG silver winner Sanket Sargar to get UCL remedy in United Kingdom (AP Photo)
HIGHLIGHTSCWG silver winner Sanket Sargar will get UCL remedy in United KingdomSanket is India’s first medallist at Birmingham Commonwealth GamesSargar had come to the medal ceremony along with his proper arm wrapped
Weightlifter Sanket Mahadev Sargar, who received silver for India on the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, will keep again within the UK for remedy of the UCL harm he suffered on the way in which to securing the medal within the males’s 55kg class.
An Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) tear takes a minimum of three months to heal. Sargar had come to the medal ceremony along with his proper arm wrapped.
“There were two options with Sanket. To take him back to India or treat him here. After initial assessment, we thought it is best we treat him in the UK itself. We are chatting with elbow injury experts and the government has okayed his treatment,” a crew supply instructed PTI.
The 21-year-old from Maharashtra lifted a complete of 248kg (113 snatch, 135 clear & jerk) to safe the medal.
Sanket made three clear makes an attempt within the snatch, lifting 107kg, 111kg, and 113kg respectively. He had a neck-and-neck struggle with Malaysia’s eventual gold medallist Aniq Kasdan, who additionally lifted 107 kg in his first try however didn’t register a clear elevate in his subsequent two.
Sanket then set the bar by lifting a complete of 248kg. However, his second try resulted in a nasty elbow harm.
However, in a surprising transfer, Sanket returned for a 3rd try however that solely aggravated his harm and he failed to finish the elevate.
Weightlifting has helped India get a bagful of medals right here together with a gold from Mirabai Chanu, Jeremy Lallrinnunga and Achinta Shueli.
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