Boxers Nikat Zareen, Amit Pangal and Nitu Gangas won gold, India won silver in cricket and bronze in women’s hockey.
Three golds in boxing and a historic 1-2 record in men’s triple jump helped India leapfrog New Zealand into fourth place in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) medal table. The Gold Coast Games will be on Day 10 of the Games.
India’s boxing gold rush began on Day 10 as Nitu Gangas thrashed hosts Demi-Jade Resstan 5-0 in a unanimous points win to win India’s 14th gold in the women’s 48kg (minimum weight) category. In the men’s 48kg-51kg (flyweight) category, Amit Pangal took the same 5-0 route, showing clear dominance against another English boxer, Kieran MacDonald. World champion Nikath Zareen gave the Indians another 5-0 win over Northern Ireland’s GACHI MC Knowle to give India 17 golds.
Sagar Ahlawat had to settle for a silver medal in the men’s over 92kg (super heavy weight) category as he suffered a unanimous 0-5 defeat against England’s Delicious Ori.
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Eldhos Paul and Abdullah Abubakar made history by defeating the Indian team 1-2 in the men’s triple jump event at the Alexander Stadium. Eldhos, fresh from his track and field World Championships final record, leaped, jumped and leaped 17.03m in his third attempt to win gold.
Aboubakar came close to his teammate with 17.02m in his fifth attempt but that was the best he would go. Bermuda’s Ja-Nai Perinchief led a clean sweep of the Indian medals with a throw of 16.92m to avoid the bronze medal, while the third Indian in the event, Praveen Chitravel, missed out on fourth place with 16.89m.
Sandeep Kumar won seven medals in athletics with a bronze in the men’s 10k walk. His effort of 38:49:21 was a personal best. However, Amit finished 12th in the race.
Then it was Annu Rani’s turn in the women’s javelin final. He threw a distance of 60.00 meters to win bronze, India’s eighth athletics medal. Shilpa Rani finished seventh with a throw of 54.62m.
The Indian 4*100m women’s relay team finished fifth in the final and missed out on a medal.
Rohit Yadav in his final attempt in the men’s javelin threw his best throw of 82.22 meters to finish sixth on the list. Whereas, DP Manu finished fifth in the rankings with a throw of 82.28m.
In the men’s 4 x 400m relay event, India finished sixth in the 8-team field with a time of 3:05.51.
India, who won the gold medal in women’s cricket, lost to Australia by 9 runs to win the silver. Batting first, Australia posted 161 for 8 in 20 overs with Beth Mooney scoring 61 off 41 balls and Renuka Singh taking 2 for 25.
Indian women won a hockey medal at the CWG after 16 years when they dominated the bronze medal game against New Zealand but eventually won in a shoot-out. It was their first CWG bronze in 16 years.
In Badminton, PV Sindhu defeated Jia Min Yeo of Singapore 21-19, 21-17 to advance to the women’s singles final. Indian number one Lakshay Sen advanced to the men’s singles final with a 2-1 win over Singapore’s Jia Heng Teh. He easily won the first game 21-10, but Zia won the second game 21-18. Lakshay showed his class by winning the third 21-16 to enter his first CWG final. Sathwik Sairaj Rangareddy and Chirag Shetty once again brought good news as they beat Chan Peng Soon and Tan Qian Meng 21-6, 21-15 to reach the men’s doubles final.
Kidambi Srikanth and junior women’s doubles pair of Treisa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand signed off with a bronze medal. Srikanth, the former world number one, made amends for his semi-final loss to beat Singapore’s world number 87 Jia Heng Teh 21-15, 21-18 to win the bronze medal to go with the silver he won gold four years ago. the beach In the following bronze medal match, Tresa and Gayatri defeated world number 159 Australian Wendy Hsuan-Yu Chen and Cronya Somerville 21–15, 21–18 to finish third on the podium in their first major match together.
In the table tennis men’s doubles final, India’s Sharad Kamal and Sathyan Gnanasekaran faced England’s Paul Dringhall and Liam Pitchford. They won the first 11-8, but the defending champions won the second and third sets 11-8 and 11-3. India won the fourth game 11-7 to level the score at 2-2. However, that was not to be and the English pair won the fifth 11-4 to retain their title.
Srija Akula battled to the end in her bronze medal match against Australia’s Liu Yangxi, losing 3-4. Scores 11-3, 6-11, 2-11, 11-7, 13-15, 11-9 and 7-11.
Later in the day, Achanda Sharath Kamal played against his age as he teamed up with young Sreeja Akula to win the mixed doubles gold. Barring a loss in the second game, Sharath and Akula took complete control of the gold medal match as they defeated Jawen Soong and Karen Lain of Malaysia 11-4, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6.
Sharad put in a class act to reach the men’s singles final. The 40-year-old, a bronze medalist at the last event in Gold Coast, defeated compatriot Paul Dringhall 11-8, 11-8, 8-11, 11-7, 9-11, 11-8. Reaching his second CWG final. Sharath, seeded fourth here, has made it to the finals only once, returning with gold at the 2006 edition in Melbourne.
Achanta Sharad Kamal will be back in action at the 2022 CWG as he also reached the men’s singles final but lost to G Sathyan in the semifinals. The 40-year-old, who won a bronze medal in the last event in Gold Coast, defeated England’s Paul Dringhall 11-8, 11-8, 8-11, 11-7, 9-11, 11-8. His second CWG final. However, third seed Sathian failed to set up an all-India final as he lost to second seed Liam Pitchford of England 5-11, 11-4, 8-11, 9-11, 9-11.
The mixed doubles pair of Saurav Ghosal and Deepika Pallikal secured bronze for India at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday, securing their second medal in squash. In a follow-up to the last edition’s final, Gosal and Ballikal didn’t break a sweat as they beat Australian pair Donna Loppen and Cameron Pillay 11-8 11-4 in the bronze medal match.
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