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Commonwealth Games 2022, Highlights: Rewinding day 7 of the multi-nation event

LIVE Commonwealth Games 2022: Highlights

India TV Sports Desk Written By: India TV Sports Desk New Delhi Updated on: August 05, 2022 7:19 IST
Aakarshi Kashyap
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Commonwealth Games 2022, Highlights: Rewinding day 7 of the multi-nation event

India had a historical and eventful day 7 as they clinched one gold and one silver medal to take their medal count to 20. Repaying everybody's hopes Murali Sreesankar clinched the silverware by registering a jump of 8.08m in the men's long jump finals. Following Murali, it was Mohammad Anees Yahiya who finished in the 5th spot as he registered his best jump of 7.97m. Boxer Amit Panghal who also happens to be the silver medallist in the 2019 World Championships reached the semifinals in the men's 51kg category. As of now, India has seven assured medals as far as boxing is concerned.

ATHLETICS

  • Murali clinches silver in the men's long jump final.
  • Hima Das with a time of 23.42 sec convincingly qualifies for the semifinal in the 200m heat

PARA POWERLIFTING

  • Sudhir pulls off a historic feat as he wins a gold medal in para powerlifting in the men's heavyweight final

BADMINTON

  • PV Sindhu displays her dominance and oozing class as she commences the women's singles campaign with a 21-4, 21-11 win against Nabaaha Abdul Razzaq from Maldives in R32
  • Srikanth defeats Uganda's Daniel Wanagliya 21-9, 21-9 in the men's singles round of 32

BOXING

  • Assuring the Indian contingency of seven medals, boxers Amit Panghal (men's 51kg), Jasmine Lamboria (women's 60kg), and Sagar Ahlawat (men's +91kg) win quarter-final bouts and advance to the all-important semis

HOCKEY

  • The men's team defeat Wales 4-1 in a final group game, sealing the top spot in the group as they enter the semi-finals. 

TABLE TENNIS

  • Manika Batra reaches women's singles round of 16
  • Batra along with G Sathiyan make it to the mixed doubles round of 16 along with Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula

Kashyap wins as Pakistan's Shahzad suffers ankle injury

Kashyap vs Shahzad - Badminton

  • Shahzad is down in pain. She is holding her ankle. Oh no, she won''t be able to continue. Kashyap goes through.
  • Kashyap wins the first game. 
  • Shahzad is on fire. Takes the lead now. 17-16.
  • Scores level as Shahzad makes a comeback. 15-15.
  • A lot of back and forth action. Aakarshi currently leading 14-9. 

Other Updates:

  • Sagar Ahlawat joins Amit Panghal and Jasmine in the semifinals as the 22-year-old beats Seychelles' Keddy Evans Agnes 5-0 in men's +92kg competition

IND vs WAL - Men's Hockey Match: India win 4-1

  • Well, India has done it. They are through to the semifinals. Great performance by the team. Wales tried and tried, but the Indian team, led by Harmanpreet, was just too good.
  • Wales finally scored a goal. With just five minutes remaining, has it come too late?
  • India in the lead. 3-0. Wales will have to play out of their skin to make a comeback. Looks unlikely. 
  • Well, that didn't last long. IND 2-0 up.
  • IND takes the lead, 1-0 up now.
  • 1st quarter is done and the scoreboard reads 0-0.
  • 1st quarter is almost done and the match is evenly poised. 

The Indian contingent is on a roll at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. Currently placed seventh on the points table, India has 18 medals in the kitty, with five gold, six silver and seven bronze. 

Gold Medal Winners

  • Weightlifting, Women's 49 kg: Mirabai Chanu 
  • Weightlifting, Men's 67 kg: Jeremy Lalrinnunga 
  • Weightlifting, Men's 73 kg: Achinta Sheuli 
  • Lawn Bowls, Women's Fours: Lovely Choubey, Rupa Rani Tirkey, Pinki, Nayanmoni Saikia
  • Men's Team Table Tennis: Pinki and Nayanmoni Saikia Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty, Sharath Achanta, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran  

Silver Medal Winners

  • Weightlifting, Men's 55kg: Sanket Sargar Weightlifting
  • Women's 55 kg: Bindyarani Sorokhaibam 
  • Judo, Women's 48 kg: Shushila Likmabam 
  • Weightlifting, Men's 96 kg: Vikas Thakur 
  • Badminton Mixed Team: Srikanth Kidambi, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, B. Sumeeth Reddy, Lakshya Sen, Chirag Shetty, Gayathri Gopichand, Treesa Jolly, Aakarshi Kashyap, Ashwini Ponnappa, PV Sindhu 
  • Judo, Women's +78 kg: Tulika Maan 

Bronze Medal Winners

  • Weightlifting, Men's 61 kg: Gururaja Poojary 
  • Judo, Men's 60 kg: Vijay Kumar Yadav 
  • Weightlifting, Women's 71 kg: Harjinder Kaur 
  • Weightlifting, Men's 109 kg: Lovepreet Singh 
  • Squash, Men's Singles: Saurav Ghosal 
  • Weightlifting, Men's 109+ kg: Gurdeep Singh 
  • Men's High Jump: Tejaswin Shankar 

Amit Panghal vs Lennon Mulligan

  • Amit Pangal makes short work of Lennon. He played with a mix of caution and agression from the very start and did not let Lennon come anywhere near him. India is now assured of another medal. 
  • Amit in the lead as of now.
  • Amit is on the attack from the word go. He means business.

Latest Updates

  • Srikanth wins 2-0.
  • Srikanth Kidambi vs Daniel Wanagaliya of Uganda is underway.
  • PV Sindhu continued the good work as she defeated Maldives' Fathimath Nabaaha Abdul Razzaq to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the women's singles event.
  • Hima Das registers victorious run with 23.42 sec in round one, heat 2

Punjab CM to felicitate bronze-winning weightlifter Gurdeep Singh with cash prize of Rs 40 lakhs

  • Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann announced a cash prize of Rs 40 lakhs for weightlifter Gurdeep Singh who clinched the Gold medal in men's 109kg category. He lifted a combined weight of 390kg

All eyes on Boxing, Gymnastics and Athletics

  • India take on Wales today in men's hockey for a spot in the semis
  • Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Manika Batra to represent India in Mixed Doubles Round of 32 (Table Tennis)
  • Muhammed Aneed Yahiya and Murali Sreeshankar eye the coveted gold medal in Men’s Long Jump Final (Athletics)

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