11 Oct 2010

Weighlifting silver for New Zealander in Delhi

7:59 am on 11 October 2010

New Zealand has won its second weightlifting medal at the Delhi Commonwealth Games with Stanislav Chalaev finishing second in the 105 kilogramme class.

The Russian-born Chalaev lifted 150 kilogramme in the snatch and 184 kilogramme in the clean and jerk.

He finished four kilogrammes behind the gold medal winner from Samoa Niu Sila Opeloge.

Earlier in the competition Richard Patterson won a silver medal in the 85 kilogramme class.