Achinta Sheuli added to India's remarkable show in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games 2022 by winning a gold medal

the country's third - in the men's 73kg final. Achinta lifted a highest of 143kg in snatch - which is a Games record

Having taken up weightlifting in 2011 after getting inspired by his brother, also a former weightlifter,

Achinta had been a silver medallist at the Commonwealth Youth Championship in 2015

won another silver at the 2018 Asian Youth Championship to go with a gold at the Commonwealth Senior and Junior Championship in 2019

It was in 2015 that Achinta joined Army Sports Institute and continued to excel in weightlifting