Sat. Dec 10th, 2022

It was a historic day for India at the Commonwealth Games on the 9th as 14 medals were added to the tally.

The Indian wrestling contingent made a perfect 12 with the likes of Naveen, Vinesh Phogat and Ravi Kumar Dahiya winning gold for the nation. Avinash Sable took a historic silver in the men’s steeplechase 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 to see Manika Batra’s campaign end without a medal.

FIGHT: 6 GOLD MEDALS, PERFECT 12

India completed a Perfect 12 in wrestling as the popular sport continued to be a huge contributor to the country’s medal tally at the Commonwealth Games.

All 12 Indian wrestlers won medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast and the wrestling team has been able to repeat the feat.

FOR TABLE TENNIS: BHAVINABEN WINS GOLD, SONALBEN ENDS WITH BRONZE

Paralympic silver medalist Bhavinaben Hasmukhbhai Patel became the first Para TT player to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games after defeating Ifechukwude Ikpeoyi of Nigeria 12-10, 11-2, 11-9 in the final 3-5 of the women’s singles class in Birmingham. on Saturday.

For her part, Sonalben Patel won the bronze medal in Para Table Tennis in the Women’s Individual category Classes 3-5.

LAWN BOWLS: SECURE SILVER MEN’S TEAM

India secured its second medal in the Lawn Bowls competition at the 2022 Commonwealth Games after the four-man team won the silver medal after losing to Northern Ireland in the four-man final 5-18 in Birmingham on Saturday. .

The four-man team of Sunil Bahadur, Navneet Singh, Chandan Kumar Singh and Dinesh Kumar lost in the final at Victoria Park at Royal Leamington Spa.

OBSTACLE CHASE: SABER MAKES HISTORY

Avinash Sable broke the 3000m steeplechase national record for the ninth time, clocking 8:11.20 to win India’s first steeplechase medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK on Saturday.

Avinash Sable clocked 8:11.20 to improve on the previous NR of 8:12.48, created in the Rabat Diamond League earlier this year.

TABLE TENNIS: TRIPLE PLEASURE FOR SHARATH KAMAL

Sharath Kamal reached the final of the doubles events after leading the men’s team to gold at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Kamal has won 11 matches in a row after winning the men’s Gold in Birmingham. The 40-year-old is only furthering his legacy, also reaching the semi-finals of the singles event.

BOXING: SAGAR TO COMPETE FOR GOLD

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 2022 Commonwealth Games 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.

CRICKET: WOMEN’S TEAM MAKES HISTORY

India’s women’s cricket team made history at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games as they defeated England in the semi-final to secure a place in the final and the country’s first ever medal in the sport at the Games.

Smriti Mandhana and Sneh Rana were the stars of the Indian team on Saturday.

BADMINTON: SEN, SRIKANTH AND SINDHU IN SEMIS

Indian bowlers Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth joined PV Sindhu in the badminton semifinals at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. However, Aakarshi Kashyap’s career came to an end in the quarterfinals.

Sen, who has exhibited good form throughout the duration of the games, defeated Julien Georges Paul of Mauritius 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, victory did not come easy and the Indian duo were forced to work hard to earn the victory and advance to the semi-finals on Saturday.

HOCKEY: INDIA REACHES THE FINAL

The Indian men’s team secured their place in the hockey final at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday with a 3-2 victory over South Africa.

Abhishek, Mandeep Singh and Jugraj Singh were on the scoreboard for India, while Mustapha Cassiem and Ryan Julius scored for South Africa.

India will play the final on August 8.

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