COIMBATORE: N. Jegannath of Coimbatore, with a total lift of 261kg, clinched the men's 77-kg gold on the opening day of the Tamil Nadu State senior weightlifting championship for men and women here on Saturday.

The results: Men: 56kg: 1. C. Chinrasu (Tvlr) 230 (100, 130); 2. A. Shankar (Kanch) 215 (91, 124); 3. G. Anbarasu (Tvlr) 215 (93, 122); 62kg: 1. D. Senthamizh Selvan (Kanch) 251 (115, 136); 2. N. Sunil Kumar (Tvlr) 246 (115, 131); 3. R. Parthipan (Kanch) 245 (109, 136); 69kg: 1. N. Amirtharaj (Kanch) 254 (110, 144); 2. R. Sumanraj (Tvlr) 253 (115, 138); 3. S. Vijayraj (Tvlr) 230 (110, 120); 77kg: 1. N. Jegannath (Cbe) 261 (118, 143); 2. D. Karthikeyan (Tvlr) 240 (110, 130); 3. A. Madhan Kumar (Kanch) 235 (110, 125). Sports Reporter

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