Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 8: Three Golds In Wrestling, Manika Batra Crashes Out
CWG 2022 Day 8: Indian wrestlers Bajrang Punia (men's 65kg), Sakshi Malik (women's 62kg) and Deepak Punia (men's 86kg) won gold medals on Friday. Anshu Malik (women's 57kg) won a silver medal.
CWG 2022 Day 8 Highlights: Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Deepak Punia increased India's gold medal haul at the CWG 2022 in style on Friday. In the men's 65kg final, Punia defeated Canada's Lachlan McNeil while in the women's 62kg final, Malik beat Canada's Ana Godinez Gonzalez. Then in the men's 86kg final, Punia beat Pakistan's Muhammad Inam. Earlier, India's Anshu Malik clinched silver after losing to Nigeria's Odunayo Folasade in women's 57kg final while Divya Kakran (women's 68kg) and Mohit Grewal (men's 125kg) won a bronze medal each. Indian badminton star PV Sindhu has entered the women's singles quarter-finals while Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen have entered the quarter-finals of men's singles. Bhavinaben Patel reached the final of the women's singles para table tennis classes 3-5. In table tennis, Manika Batra lost in the women's singles quarter-finals. However, three Indian male table tennis players including Achanta Sharath Kamal entered the quarter-finals of men's singles.
Star sprinter Hima Das finished third in her women's 200m semi-final but could not advance to the final. The Indian women's hockey team lost to Australia in the semi-final.
Here are the Highlights of the Commonwealth Games Day 8 from Birmingham
- 01:00 (IST)Athletics: Hima Das has a brilliant raceIn Women's 200m - Semi-Final 2, Hima Das clocks 23.42 second to come third in her semi-final. However, it may not be enough for her to enter the final.Qualification requirements: First 2 in each heat (Q) and the next 2 fastest (q) advance to the FinalIn Women's 200m - Semi-Final 1, four athletes had faster time than her
- 22:33 (IST)Wrestling: SAI congratulates Bajrang Punia
HATTRICK FOR BAJRANG AT CWG— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) August 5, 2022
Tokyo Olympics medalist, 3 time World C'ships medalist @BajrangPunia is on winning streak to bag his 3rd consecutive medal at #CommonwealthGames
Utter dominance by Bajrang (M-65kg) to win #Cheer4India #India4CWG2022