Chaturanga Jayasooriya 's Commonwealth medal dream fades away.

Birmingham: Sri Lanka's Chaturanga Jayasooriya, who participated in the men's 67 kg weight class weightlifting final at the Commonwealth Games, finished 5th.

A weight of 119 kg was lifted by the Chaturanga Snatch method and 140 kg by the clean and jerk method.

Chaturanga lifted a total weight of 259 kg in this event.

Indian weight lifter L Jeremy won the gold medal in this event with a new competition record (300 Kg).