Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Atom Sandhya Rani Devi was forced to eat the humble pie in the women's 48kg weightlifting event at Jamshedpur on Tuesday.

Sandhya, representing the host Jharkhand, was pushed to the bronze place by Sanjita Chanu of Manipur who finished second behind favourite and CWG silver medallist Ng. Soniya Chanu.

Soniya snatched 68kg, clean and jerked 89 for a total of 157 to take the gold medal.

This effort fell far short of her CWG performance. Sanjita's total lift of 154 was three kg more than Sandhya's total which earned her the silver medal.

The results:

Kayaking (winners only): Men's 1000m singles: Arambam Chingching (Mnp). Doubles: Negi & Bhupender Pundir (Ser). Fours: Services. 500m singles: Arambam Chingching (Mnp).

Women: 1000m singles: Kiro Ragina (A&N). Doubles: K. Sandhya & Ragina (A&N). Fours: Kerala. 500m singles: Kiro Ragina (A&N). Doubles: Minimol & Simimol (Ker).

Canoing: Men's 1000m singles: O. Jemsboy (Ser). Doubles: Raju Rawat & Ajit Sha (Jhr). Fours: Services. 500m singles: O. Jemsboy (Ser).

Weightlifting: Men's 56kg: Valluri Srinivas Rao (Ser) 100, 126 – 226 kg.; 62kg: Sunil Kumar (TN) 121, 141 – 262 kg.

Women: 48kg: Ng. Soniya Chanu (UP) 68, 89 – 157 kg.; 53kg: Saya Devi (Mnp) 75, 95 – 170 kg.

Keywords: National Games

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