Commonwealth Games 2022, Birmingham, (CWG) Day 4,highlights: Harjinder Kaur claimed the bronze medal – CWG 2022. With the addition of the two medals, India’s tally at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) stands at 8, comprising 3 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze.
Commonwealth Games 2022 Highlights: India’s Harjinder Kaur claimed the bronze medal in the women’s 71kg weightlifting competition after a dramatic climax at the Commonwealth Games on Monday. Luck was on Harjinder’s side as she was assured of a podium finish after Nigeria’s gold medal favourite Joy Eze was knocked out following three failed attempts in the clean and jerk category. Elsewhere, swimmer Srihari Nataraj finished a creditable fifth in the men’s 50m backstroke event, while boxers Amit Panghal, Mohammad Hussamudin & Ashish Kumar cruised into QFs.
In badminton, India showed their might to blank Singapore 3-0 and enter the mixed team final. In Judo, Shushila Devi Likmabam won the silver medal while Vijay Kumar bagged the bronze. Among disappointments, Pranati Nayak finished fifth in the women’s vault final of the artistic gymnastics event. Joshna Chinappa crashed out after he losing her encounter. In men’s hockey, India drew 4-4 with England. The Indian men’s table tennis team also defeated Nigeria and will play the final on August 2.
Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 4 Highlights: Follow all the highlights from Birmingham
Indian Lawn Bowls women’s fours team thumped New Zealand by 16-13 to reach the finals. They will meet South Africa for the final showdown.
Suchika Tariyal lost to Chritianne Legentil of Mauritius in the bronze medal match.
Vijay Kumar Yadav won a bronze medal by knocking out Christodoulides of Cyprus in the Men’s 60 kg event.
Likmabam Shushila Devi settled for a silver medal after losing to South Africa’s Michaela Whitebooi in the Finals of the Women’s 48kg event.
Amit Panghal cruised to the quarterfinals after securing a victory against Namri Berri of Vanuatu in the men’s flyweight 51kg category.
Mohammed Hussamuddin beat Bangladesh’s Md Salim Hossain 5-0 to reach the quarterfinals.
Sajan Prakash finished 19th overall in the men’s 100m butterfly and failed to reach the semi-finals.
Pranati Nayak finished fifth with a final average score of 12.699 points in two attempts and is out of medal contention.
The 18-time national champion, Joshana Chinappa lost 9-11, 5-11, 13-15 to Canada’s Hollie Naughton in the Women’s Singles Quarter-final.
Saurav Ghosal beat Greg Lobban of Scotland 11-5, 8-11, 11-7, 11-3 to reach the semi-finals of the Women’s Singles event.
Ronaldo Laitonjam finished fifth with a timing of 1:02.500 in the Men’s 1000m Time Trial Final and is out of medal contention.
India and England were involved in a tough battle until the last quarter of play. The match ended with a score line of 4-4.
India beat Singapore 3-0 to enter the final of the Badminton Mixed Team event.
Lakshya Sen defeated Kean Yew Loh 21-18, 21-15 in the third match of the contest, after PV Sindhu and doubles pair of Satwik Sairaj & Chirag Shetty gave India a 2-0 lead.