Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 2 Live Updates: Sanket Sargar opens India’s medal count


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:

03:56 AM

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.

03:53 AM

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.

03:09 AM

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

03:05 AM

Medal no. 4 four India:

02:34 AM

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

02:31 AM

WEIGHTLIFTING: In the second attempt, Bindyarani fails to lift 114kg. She remains at third place

02:22 AM

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

02:14 AM

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

01:50 AM

WEIGHTLIFTING: With a best lift of 86kg, Bindyarani Debi is placed third after the snatch rounds

01:49 AM

SWIMMING: In the men’s 100m backstroke final, India’s Srihari Nataraj clocks a timing of 54.31s to finish 7th

01:36 AM

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

01:27 AM

WEIGHTLIFTING: In her third lift, Bindyarani Devi gets her personal best in the women’s 55kg final, with a successful 86kg lift

01:26 AM

WEIGHTLIFTING: In the Women’s 55kg Final, in her second attempt, Bindyarani Devi lifts 84Kg, a CWG record

01:25 AM

WEIGHTLIFTING: Superb lift from Bindyarani Devi as she lifts 81kg in her first snatch attempt

01:13 AM

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.

01:13 AM

BADMINTON: After Sindhu and Srikanth, it’s Sumeeth Reddy and Chirag Shetty up next.

01:02 AM

WEIGHTLIFTING: Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam in action in the women’s 55kg final

12:56 AM

HOCKEY: India increase the lead to 3-1 over Wales

12:54 AM

LAWN BOWLS: India beat Canada 17-7 in round 3

12:53 AM

SQUASH: Abhay Singh retires hurt vs Alan Clyne in the men’s singles Round of 32 event

12:52 AM

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.

12:45 AM

HOCKEY: India hold lead

12:40 AM

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

12:39 AM

BADMINTON: PV Sindhu clinches the first game over Hsuan Yu Wendy Chen 21-10

12:35 AM

WEIGHTLIFTING: It’s time for the women’s 55kg final to get underway. Bindyarani Devi Sorokhaibam in action

12:26 AM

BADMINTON: Star shuttler PV Sindhu takes a massive eight points lead in the opening game

12:21 AM

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

12:19 AM

BADMINTON: Kidambi Srikanth gives India a 1-0 lead over Australia with a 21-14, 21-13 win over Ying Xiang

12:17 AM

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.

12:05 AM

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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