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Commonwealth Games 2022, Highlights: India's day 8 in a nutshell

LIVE Commonwealth Games 2022, Latest Updates, Day 8: Follow for all the live updates and news

Jishu Bhattacharya Written By: Jishu Bhattacharya @bh0592 New Delhi Updated on: August 06, 2022 6:49 IST
Deepak Punia in action
Image Source : PTI Deepak Punia in action

Commonwealth Games 2022, Highlights: India's day 8 in a nutshell


  • Bhavina Patel reaches Women's singles classes 3-5 final, is now assured of a medal 


  • Indian men’s mixed 4x400m relay team advances to the final.


  • Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Deepak Punia clinch gold

  • Anshu Malik grabs silver and Divya Kakran and Mohit Grewal win the bronze medal


  • Achanta Sharath Kamal-Sreeja Akula reach semi-finals in mixed doubles
  • Manika Batra and G Sathiyan's pair knocked out
  • Sreeja Akula advances to women's singles finals. 


  • India reaches the finals and is now sure of a medal after registering 13-12 win over England in semi-final


  • Australia defeat India via shootout


Deepak Punia wins Gold; defeats Pakistan's Inam

Wrestling Updates 

  • Another gold for India. Deepak Punia beats Inam 3-0.
  • Sakshi Malik wins by fall. Another medal for India and first gold for Sakshi. 
  • Bajrang Punia beats his Canadian counterpart and wins gold. What a man.
  • Anshu Malik loses to her Nigerian counterpart. She can't believe it. Anyways, it's silver for India.
  • Deepak Punia wins his semifinal bout 3-1. Was a much better contest than what we have seen throughout the day. 
  • Bajrang does the same. 10-0. Was that even a contest?
  • Anshu has steamrolled her Sri Lankan counterpart and is through to the final.
  • Well, that too ended in no time. Less than one minute to be precise. Indian wrestlers on fire.  
  • Bajrang in action next. 
  • What a start for Sakshi Malik. 6 points to her name in no time. Wow!!!! And she has won it. Well, it didn't last long. One of the best performances you'll ever see. Storms into the semis. 
  • Sakshi Malik in action now.
  • Anshu Malik is dominating Symeonidis left, right and centre. No chance for the Australian. She wins the bout 10-0.
  • The latest time for the restart now is 5:45 PM.

Wrestlers in action

  • Mohit Grewal (125kg)
  • Anshu Malik (57kg) 
  • Sakshi Malik (62kg)
  • Divya Kakran (68kg) 
  • Wrestling to resume from 5:15 PM
  • Men's Freestyle 65 kg - 1/8 Final: Bajrang Punia defeated Lowe Bingham of Nauru
  • Men's Freestyle 86 kg - 1/8 Final - Deepak Punia beats New Zealand's Matthew Oxenham

Latest Updates

  • India have defeated England and the pair of Achanta and Sreeja have made it to the semifinals of the competition.
  • Sreeja Akuja advances to TT Quarterfinals.
  • Manika Batra defeated Australia's Minhyung Jee 4-0 and advanced to the women's singles quarterfinals.

  • Team India's lawn bowl stars Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia to start proceedings for India against England's Sophie Tolchardand Amy Pharaohin Women's Pairs - Quarter-Finals

India Tv - Birmingham, Commonwealth Games, 2022

Image Source : GETTY IMAGESIndia's Lawn Bowl celebrating their victory at CWG 2022

India to clash with Australia in women's hockey semis

  • The women’s hockey team will take on Australia in the semi-finals.
  • Wrestlers Sakshi Mallik and Bajrang Punia to start their wrestling campaign
  • The Indian women’s pair lawn bowls team will take on England in the quarter-finals 
  • Hima Das to compete in the 200m semi-finals

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