INDIA: It has been a mesmerising day for India at the CWG 2022, Birmingham yet again. Judoka Tulika Maan won a silver medal in the +78kg judo after going down to Scotland’s Sarah Adlington
Saurav Ghoshal created history today by becoming the first-ever Indian squash player to win a singles medal in the history of CWG.The 35-year-old defeated England’s James Willstrop to finish third in the men’s singles event at CWG 2022 to win a bronze.
So far, India has won five gold, five silver and five bronze medals in CWG 2022. Judoka Tulika Maan has added a silver to the tally against Scotland’s Sarah Adlington in the over 78kg final.
Lovepreet Singh won a bronze medal in men’s 109kg weightlifting while boxers Nitu Ganghas (women’s 48kg) and Hussam Uddin Mohammed (men’s 57kg) advanced to the semi-finals to give India two more medals.
In hockey, the Indian women’s team advanced to the semi-finals with a 3-2 win over Canada in their final Group A match. The Indian men’s hockey team also recorded a dominating 8-0 win against Canada in the men’s group B match.
In the 2nd round of bowls, the Indian women’s pair won Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia took their match 23-6 while Mridul Borgohain registered an excellent 21-5 win in the men’s singles. In the Women’s Over 87kg weightlifting category, Purnima Pandey finished sixth with a combined best lift of 228kg.