Sanket Sargar Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Height, Net Worth

Sanket Sargar Wiki – Sanket Sargar  Biography

Sanket Sargar has taken the internet by storm after claiming a silver medal in the men’s 55kg weightlifting category. It was India’s first medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. With that, Sanket has also become the first Indian to claim a medal at the Commonwealth Games taking place in Birmingham. He earned a silver medal in powerlifting on the second day of the quadrennial event. For this reason, his name has taken over all the top trends on the internet, as everyone congratulates and praises him for the extreme courage he showed at the event.

Sanket Sargar reportedly lifted a total of 248 kg (113 snatch, 135 clean and jerk) to win the silver medal. Add to that he finished just 1kg behind eventual gold medalist Aniq Kasdan of Malaysia. The 21-year-old Indian lifter got off to a brilliant start in the snatch category where he lifted 113kg, six kg more than Kasdan. However, the 20-year-old Kasdan made a stronger comeback by lifting 142kg, seven more than Sanket. Aniq Kasdan was the favorite from the start of the event as he was No. 1 in the CWG rankings.

Who is Sanket Sargar?

Bon on October 16, 2000, in the city of Sangli, Maharashtra, Sanket Mahadev Sargar struggled to find work. His father runs a Paan shop and food stall and manages to make ends meet. According to Sanket’s childhood coach, Mayur Sinhasane, the 21-year-old used to wake up early in the morning. He helped his father in his store and then went to train at the gym. Sinhasane testified that Sanket sacrificed his entire childhood when he woke up around 5:30 am to make tea for clients and go to the gym later at night.

The coach also said that he only had one dream and that was to bring laurels to the country in weightlifting and give his family a good life. His dream seems to come true now. It is also revealed that Sanket has been trying to fulfill his father’s incomplete dream of being a weightlifter. Before Sanket was chosen for the national team, the Sargar family went through difficult times. He reportedly had no sponsor and his father took full care of his diet and exercise. Now, Sanket Sargar has not only made his family proud, but the whole country. Follow for more updates.

 

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