Indian athletes have been working hard to ensure that they do well in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Many players reached Birmingham a month early to claim a medal for India. The hard work of the players did pay off when they started piling up medals. India has won 9 medals so far in the Commonwealth Games 2022. The medal tally includes three gold medals, three silver medals and three bronze medals so far.
Mirabai Chanu, Jeremy Lalrinnunga and Achinta Sheuli are the gold medallists for India so far. India opened its account in Judo as Vijay Kumar Yadav won bronze for India in Men’s 60kg category. Shushila Devi won silver for India in Judo in Women’s 48kg category.
Day 4 turned out to be a great one for India.
Here are the results for each sport:
Hockey – The Indian men’s hockey team put on a great fight against England. The brigade fought hard and the match ended in a draw at 4-4. India will lock horns with Canada on Wednesday
Lawn Bowls – The Indian Lawn Bowls women’s four-team created an all-time history after marching into the finals. The team will take on South Africa in the final. The team, consisting of Rupa Rani Tirkey, Lovely Choubey, Pinky and Nayanmoni Saikia, ensured that they defeated New Zealand with a 16-13 lead to creating history.
Cycling – Shushikala Agashe failed to make a cut to the next round in repechage. Triyasha, who finished second from the bottom of the table also failed to make it to the next round of Women’s Keirin.
Weightlifting – Ajay Singh gave a tough fight but in vain as he finished fourth in the 81kg Men’s Category. Harjinder Kaur’s medal chances looked gloomy. But then the Nigerian counterpart’s failure increased her chances for the medal. Sarah Davies who lifted 126kg in the Clean and Jerk round limited Harjinder to only bronze.
Badminton – The Indian mixed team sealed a place in the finals for India at the Commonwealth Games 2022. They won against Singapore with a 3-0 lead. Satwiksairaj Reddy and Chirag Shetty reigned over Yong Kai Terry Hee and Andu Jun Kian Kwek and gave India the first lead. PV Sindhu, who battled hard against Jia Min Yeo won with a 21-11, 21-12 to win the second lead for India.
Lakshya Sen who came in at the end had to battle it hard for India. He made a comeback to win against Loh Kean Yew. With a 3-0 lead, the Indian mixed team proudly marched on to the finals.
Swimming and Para Swimming – Srihari Nataraj gave his best and finished fifth in the Men’s 50m Backstroke final. Sajan Prakash was restricted to fifth in Men’s 100m Butterfly semifinal. In the Men’s 50m Freestyle S7 Final, Suyash Narayan Jadhav and Niranjan Mukundan managed to finish fifth and seventh.
Cycling Men’s 1000m Time Trial – Ronaldo was restricted to twelfth in the final as he finished with a timing of 1:02:500 minutes.
Artistic Gymnastics – Pranati was restricted to fifth in the Women’s Vault Final as she scored 12.699.
Boxing – Namri Berri lost to Amit Panghal as the latter made it to the next level with a 5-0 lead. Bangladesh’s Salim Hossain lost to Hussamuddin as India won with a 5-0 lead. Salim Hossain lost to India’s Ashish Kumar as the latter won with a 5-0 lead to enter the quarterfinal of the Men’s Light Heavyweight class.
Squash – Paul Coll of New Zealand will face India’s Saurav Ghosal in the semi-finals as the latter defeated Greg Lobban 3-1 in the quarterfinals. Hollie Naughton thrashed India’s Joshna Chinappa with a 3-0 lead. Sri Lanka’s Chanithma Sinaly lost to India’s Sunayna Sara Kuruvilla as the latter won with a 3-0 lead.