Participants

GURURAJA

GURURAJA
    Weightlifting
Birth Date:  15 Aug 1992
Place of Birth:  Chitturu Karnataka
Country of birth:  IND
Age:  25
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  155
Weight (Kg):  56

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
WLF Weightlifting Men's 56kg 2 Silver

GURURAJA - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 9:30
Gold Medal Event Men's 56kg Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Championships
Year Location Event Rank Snatch Clean & Jerk Result
2017 Gold Coast, AUS Men's 56kg 3 107 139 246
2016 Penang, MAS Men's 56kg 1 108 141 249

Occupation: Aircraft-man in the Indian Air Force (newskarnataka.com, 7 Feb 2016)
Education: SDM College, Ujire, India
Coach: NATIONAL: Vijay SHARMA (IND) (newindianexpress.com, 27 Mar 2017)
Ambition: "The gold medal lift at the 2014 Commonwealth Games (Sukhen DEY, men’s 56kg) was 248kg and I have gone past that now. My aim is to first qualify for the 2018 edition and then win a medal there." (thehindu.com, 2 Dec 2016)
Additional information

FAMILY LIFE
His father is a truck driver and GURURAJA is the second youngest of six boys. "When I started weightlifting in 2010, things were hard at home. I needed money for my diet and supplements, but my father couldn’t support me. We were a family of eight. Things are better now." (thehindu.com, 7 Feb 2016; thehindu.com, 2 Dec 2016)



Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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