Commonwealth Games 2022: India has won three gold medals in wrestling so far: On Friday, wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, and Deepak Punia added to India’s gold medal tally at the CWG 2022. Punia defeated Canada’s Lachlan McNeil in the men’s 65kg final, while Malik defeated Ana Godinez Gonzalez in the women’s 62kg final.
Punia then defeated Pakistan’s Muhammad Inam in the men’s 86kg final. Earlier, Anshu Malik of India won silver after losing to Odunayo Folasade of Nigeria in the women’s 57kg final, while Divya Kakran (women’s 68kg) and Mohit Grewal (men’s 125kg) each won bronze. PV Sindhu of India has advanced to the quarter-finals of the women’s singles, while Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen of India have advanced to the quarter-finals of the men’s singles. Bhavinaben Patel advanced to the finals of the women’s singles classes 3-5. Manika Batra lost in the women’s singles quarter-finals of table tennis. Three Indian male table tennis players, including Achanta Sharath Kamal, advanced to the men’s singles quarter-finals.
Hima Das, a star sprinter, finished third in her women’s 200m semi-final but did not advance to the final. The Indian women’s hockey team was defeated in the semi-finals by Australia.
Highlights from Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games:
1.Hima Das has a fantastic race in athletics.
Hima Das finishes third in the Women’s 200m – Semi-Final 2 with a time of 23.42 seconds. However, it is possible that it will not be enough to get her into the final.
The first two in each heat (Q) and the next two fastest (q) advance to the Final.
Four athletes ran faster than her in the Women’s 200m Semi-Final 1.
2.Men’s doubles pair triumphs in squash:
In the Round of 16 of men’s doubles, India’s Selthilkumar Velavan and Abhay Singh defeated Scotland’s Douglas Kempsell and Alan Clyne.
3.Wrestling: India wins another medal.
Mohit Grewal wins bronze in men’s 125 kg wrestling after defeating Jamaican Aaron Johnson.
4.Aakarshi Kashyap begins pre-quarters in badminton.
Aakarshi Kashyap advanced to the women’s singles pre-quarterfinals after defeating Eva Kattirtzi of Cyprus 21-2, 21-7.
5.Lakshya Sen begins pre-quarters in badminton.
In the men’s singles round of 16, Lakshya Sen defeated Ying Xiang Lin of Australia. He beat the Australian 21-9, 21-16.
6.Wrestling: Deepak Punia delivers a polished performance in the finals.
Deepak Punia meticulously planned the game. He began calmly and maintained his composure throughout the game. The Indian wins gold in the men’s freestyle 86kg by a narrow margin over Muhammad Inam of Pakistan.