Harshada claimed the yellow metal with a total effort of 153kg (70kg+83kg) in the women's 45kg category, opening India's account on the opening day of the competition.
Handcart puller's son, this Bihar heavy weightlifter can lift up to 110 kg with teeth but lacks support
At a time when Indian sportspersons are earning laurels at the Olympics and other sporting events abroad, Ranjan, who can become India's Walter Arfeuille, has no samaritan support to back him up.
The 43-year-old New Zealander made history in becoming the first female transgender Olympian but fell out of medal contention early.
The youngster, competing in his maiden Commonwealth Games, holds the distinction of being the youngest to hold the national record as well.
Following Chanu's spectacular display at Commonwealth Games, Malleswari believes that they could now expect a better performance from her in 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The 25-year-old, hailing from a small village in Karnataka, could hardly stop smiling as he soaked in the attention that came with being the ceremonial account-opener
Russia's entire weightlifting team was banned from last year's Olympics for repeated doping cases.