Sudesh Peris wins a Silver medal at the Commonwealth for weightlifting


Sudesh Peris of Sri lanka won the Silver medal for Weight Lifting in the 62 kilo gram category at the 20th Commonwealth games held in Glasgow.Sudesh lifted a total weight of 273kg.

Weight Lifter Sudesh led the Sri Lankan contingent comprising 104 athletes at the 20th Commonwealth Game.

Sudesh Peiris won the bronze medal in the men’s 62 kg weightlifting clean and jerk event during the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi 2010.

Dimitris Minasidis of Cyprus won the Gold medal while a Samoan won the bronze.