Canada’s Kobaladze wins weightlifting gold at Commonwealth Games
GLASGOW – Montreal’s George Kobaladze has won a gold medal in the men’s 105-plus kilogram weightlifting event at the Commonwealth Games.
Kobaladze lifted a Commonwealth Games record total of 400 kilograms – 171 kg in the snatch and 229 kg in the clean and jerk.
Nauru’s Itte Detenamo won silver with a total of 396 kg, while Australia’s Damon Kelly took bronze with 388 kg.
It was Canada’s fourth weightlifting medal (two gold, two bronze) of the Games.
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