The Games, which got underway on July 28th, will conclude with a closing ceremony on August 8th. A total of 72 nations is taking part with athletes competing in 20 sporting disciplines. India has over 200 athletes competing in 16 sports. India’s best CWG medal haul was in the 2010 edition held at home.
India has fielded a strong contingent and is looking to improve their medal haul. On the third day of the Games, India opened their medal tally with a silver. Sanket Sargar fetched the country’s first medal at the 2022 Birmingham Games on Saturday, clinching silver in the 55kg snatch in weightlifting.
Here mykhel brings you live updates from the 2022 Commonwealth Games:
It was a good day for India with the weightlifters handing India four medals. The badminton teams and the Indian women’s hockey team registered wins. But the Indian women’s table tennis team crashed out. India ended the day with one gold, two silvers and one bronze medal.
BADMINTON: India wrapped up a 4-1 win over Australia with Ashwini Ponnappa and Sumeeth Reddy handing Ying Xiang Lin and Gronya Somerville of Australia a 21-14, 21-11 defeat.
BADMINTON: Last remaining action of the night. In the mixed doubles event, B Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa take on King Xiang Lin and Gronya Somerville. India have already won the tie against Australia 3-1
Medal no. 4 four India:
SUPER SENSATIONAL SILVER FOR BINDYARANI 🔥🔥
Bindyarani Devi 🏋♀️wins 🥈in the Women’s 55kg with a total lift of 202kg, after an amazing come back 💪💪
Snatch – 86 kg (PB & Equalling NR)
Clean & Jerk – 116 kg (GR & NR)
— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) July 30, 2022
FOURTH MEDAL: SILVER: WEIGHTLIFTING: In her final attempt, Bindyarani successfully lifts 116kgs to clinch silver! All four medals from weightlifting, with one gold, two silvers and one bronze
WEIGHTLIFTING: In the second attempt, Bindyarani fails to lift 114kg. She remains at third place
WEIGHTLIFTING: Women’s 55kg final: Bindyarani lifts 110kg on her first attempt in the Clean & Jerk round. A medal is now secured for India. A fourth medal in weightlifting for India
BOXING: It was end of the road for boxer Sanjeet (92kg) at the Birmingham Games. Sanjeet went down to Somoa’s Ato Leau Plodzicki-Faoagali via a split verdict
WEIGHTLIFTING: With a best lift of 86kg, Bindyarani Debi is placed third after the snatch rounds
SWIMMING: In the men’s 100m backstroke final, India’s Srihari Nataraj clocks a timing of 54.31s to finish 7th
BADMINTON: Sumeeth Reddy & Chirag Shetty make it 3-0 for India over Australia as they notch up a 21-16, 21-19 over Tran Hoang and Jack Yu
WEIGHTLIFTING: In her third lift, Bindyarani Devi gets her personal best in the women’s 55kg final, with a successful 86kg lift
WEIGHTLIFTING: In the Women’s 55kg Final, in her second attempt, Bindyarani Devi lifts 84Kg, a CWG record
WEIGHTLIFTING: Superb lift from Bindyarani Devi as she lifts 81kg in her first snatch attempt
HOCKEY: Indian women’s hockey team clinch a 3-1 win over Wales in the Pool A encounter. With the win, the Savita-led side have two consecutive wins on the trot.
BADMINTON: After Sindhu and Srikanth, it’s Sumeeth Reddy and Chirag Shetty up next.
WEIGHTLIFTING: Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam in action in the women’s 55kg final
Indian Weightlifter 🏋♀️ Bindyarani Devi is set to begin her campaign at CWG @birminghamcg22 in some time
— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) July 30, 2022
HOCKEY: India increase the lead to 3-1 over Wales
LAWN BOWLS: India beat Canada 17-7 in round 3
SQUASH: Abhay Singh retires hurt vs Alan Clyne in the men’s singles Round of 32 event
BADMINTON: PV Sindhu wraps up a comfortable win over Wendy Chen 21-10, 21-12 to hand India a 2-0 lead over Australia in the mixed team group A. Earlier Srikanth handed India the opening win.
HOCKEY: India hold lead
End of Q3. With a lead of one goal at the end of the third quarter, India is maintaining a strong game.
— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) July 30, 2022
SQUASH: In the women’s singles round of 32, Anahat Singh goes down to Wales’ Emily Whitlock 7-11, 7-11, 11-4, 6-11
BADMINTON: PV Sindhu clinches the first game over Hsuan Yu Wendy Chen 21-10
WEIGHTLIFTING: It’s time for the women’s 55kg final to get underway. Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam in action
BADMINTON: Star shuttler PV Sindhu takes a massive eight points lead in the opening game
BOXING: In the women’s 70kg Light Middleweight Round of 16 tie, Lovlina Borgohain clinched a 5-0 win over New Zealand’s Ariane Nicholson. Borgohain cruised into the quarters
BADMINTON: Kidambi Srikanth gives India a 1-0 lead over Australia with a 21-14, 21-13 win over Ying Xiang
MATCH 1 secured! 🔥💥
A scintillating performance from @srikidambi to clinch the MS encounter and hand 🇮🇳 1️⃣-0️⃣lead against 🇦🇺 in their final group stage match.
— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) July 30, 2022
HOCKEY: The second quarter belonged to the Indian women’s team. In the Pool A encounter India held a 2-0 lead over Wales at halftime.
TABLE TENNIS: Women’s team quarterfinal: India lose to Malaysia 2-3: In the singles encounter Reeth Tennison loses 12-10, 8-11, 11-6, 9-11, 9-11 to Ying Ho of Malaysia
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