Source: Me Next Magazine-Rajasthan Patrika (15-April-2018)

Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist and an Indian Weightlifter Poonam Yadav

Punam Yadav (9 July 1995) is an Indian weightlifter who won Bronze medal in the women’s 63 kg weight class at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, where the gold medal was won by Olauwatoyin Adesanmi of Nigeria And won a gold at commonwealth games gold coast Australia 2018.

She won the gold medal by lifting a total of 222 kg: 100 kg in Snatch and 122 kg in Clean and jerk in 2018 Commonwealth Games in women’s 69 kg division.

She had won bronze medal in Weightlifting at the 2014 Commonwealth Games – Women’s 63 kg by lifting a total weight of 202 kg, 88 kg in snatch and 114 kg in Clean and jerk.

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