The Indian wrestling contingent made it a perfect 12 with the likes of Naveen, Vinesh Phogat and Ravi Kumar Dahiya winning gold for the nation. Avinash Sable secured a historic silver in the men’s steeple chase and Bhavinaben Patel won gold in para table tennis.
The Indian women’s cricket team and men’s hockey team reached the finals of their respective competitions.
However, a big disappointment was seeing Manika Batra’s campaign end without a medal.
India completed a Perfect 12 in wrestling as the popular sport continued to be a big contributor to the country’s medal tally at the Commonwealth Games.
All 12 Indian wrestlers won medals in the Commonwealth Games 2018 at Gold Coast and the wrestling team has been able to repeat the feat.
Paralympic Silver medalist Bhavinaben Hasmukhbhai Patel became the first Para TT player to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games after she defeated Nigeria’s Ifechukwude Ikpeoyi by 12-10, 11-2, 11-9 in the women’s single class 3-5 final in Birmingham on Saturday.
On the other hand, Sonalben Patel won the bronze medal in Para Table Tennis in the Women’s Singles Classes 3-5 category.
India secured its second medal in the Lawn Bowls competition at the Commonwealth Games 2022 after the men’s fours team clinched the silver medal after losing to Northern Ireland in the men’s fours final 5-18 in Birmingham on Saturday.
The men’s fours team of Sunil Bahadur, Navneet Singh, Chandan Kumar Singh and Dinesh Kumar lost in the final at Victoria Park at Royal Leamington Spa.
Avinash Sable broke the 3000m Steeplechase National Record for the record 9th time, clocking 8:11.20 to win India’s first-ever Steeplechase Medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, UK, on Saturday.
Avinash Sable clocked 8:11.20 to better the previous NR of 8:12.48, created at the Rabat Diamond League earlier this year.
Sharath Kamal made it to the finals of the doubles events after leading the men’s team to Gold in the Commonwealth Games 2022.
Kamal has won 11 matches on the bounce after winning the men’s Gold in Birmingham. The 40-year-old is only furthering his legacy, reaching the semi-finals of the singles event as well.
As many as 4 Indian boxers will fight for Gold on Sunday, August 7 while 3 Indian pugilists finished with bronze medals on Saturday at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.
Sagar Ahlawat joined Nikhat Zareen, Nitu Ganghas and Amit Panghal in the hunt for a gold medal while Jaismine, Roht Tokas and Mohammed Hussamuddin lost their semi-final bouts in Birmingham.
The Indian women’s cricket team created history at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 as they defeated England in the semi-final to secure a berth in the final and the country’s first-ever medal in the sport at the Games.
Smriti Mandhana and Sneh Rana were the stars for the Indian team on Saturday.
Indian ace shuttlers Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth joined PV Sindhu in the semifinals of badminton at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. However, Aakarshi Kashyap’s run came to an end in the quarterfinals.
Sen, who has exhibited good form throughout the duration of the games, defeated Mauritius’ Julien Georges Paul 21-12 21-11 in convincing fashion to book his place in the final four of the men’s singles competition.
For Sindhu and Srikanth, the win didn’t come easy and the Indian duo were forced to work hard to get the win and progress to the semifinals on Saturday.
The Indian men’s team secured their passage into the final of hockey at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Saturday with a 3-2 win over South Africa.
Abhishek, Mandeep Singh and Jugraj Singh were on the scoresheet for India, while Mustapha Cassiem and Ryan Julius got the goals for South Africa.
India will play the final on 8th August.
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