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Common Wealth Games 2022 Day 8: Deepak won gold, Anshu won silver, Divya and Mohit got bronze

Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 8 Highlights: India has won 26 medals so far in the Commonwealth Games 2022. This includes nine gold, eight silver, and nine bronze medals. Wrestlers Bajrang Poonia, Deepak Poonia, and Sakshi Malik won gold on the eighth day. Anshu Malik won silver. At the same time, Divya Kakran and Mohit Grewal won bronze. Bhavina has also made it to the finals of Para Table Tennis and has been assured of a medal.

India’s medalists
9 gold:  Mirabai Chanu, Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Anchita Sheuli, Women’s Lawn Ball Team, Table Tennis Men’s Team, Sudhir (Power Lifting), Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, Deepak Poonia
8 Silver  : Sanket Sargari, Bindiyarani Devi, Sushila Devi, Vikas Thakur, Indian Badminton Team, Tulika Mann, Murali Sreeshankar, Anshu Malik
9 Bronze: Gururaja Pujari, Vijay Kumar Yadav, Harjinder Kaur, Lovepreet Singh, Saurav Ghoshal, Gurdeep Singh, Tejaswin Shankar, Divya Kakran, Mohit Grewal

CWG 2022: Women’s hockey team loses in semi-finals

Australia beat India 3-0 in a shootout in the second semi-final of women’s hockey at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. The score was tied at 1-1 after full time. Thus the match reached a penalty shootout. Both teams get five tries each in a shootout. Australia scored the first three goals, while no player could score a goal from the Indian team.

The Australian team won after failing in the first three attempts. Now the Australian team will face England in the final of women’s hockey. At the same time, the hopes are not over for the Indian women’s team yet. Team India will now take on New Zealand on Sunday for the bronze medal. At the same time, the Indian men’s hockey team will take on South Africa in the semi-finals on Saturday.

CWG 2022 Live: Hima Das could not qualify for the final of the 200m sprint

India’s star sprinter Hima Das could not qualify for the final of the 200m sprint. He finished the semifinal heat in third place. The top two players from one heat in the semi-finals qualify for the final. Hima clocked 23.42 seconds in the semi-finals. Thus ended the journey of Hima Das in the 200m sprint.

CWG 2022 Live: 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medalist Manika Batra out

2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games gold medalist Manika Batra crashed out of the Commonwealth Games after losing her singles match in women’s table tennis. Defending champion Manika was defeated 4-0 by Jian Zeng in the quarter-finals of Singapore. The Singaporean beat Manika 12-10 in the first game, 11-9 in the second game, 11-4 in the third game, and 11-7 in the fourth game. In this way, the journey of women’s singles gold medalist Manika Batra in the 2018 Commonwealth Games ended in the quarter-finals itself.

CWG 2022 Live: Mohit Grewal also won bronze medal

Indian wrestler Mohit Grewal has won a bronze medal in the freestyle 125kg category. He defeated Aaron Johnson of Jamaica 6-0. This is India’s sixth medal in wrestling. Six wrestlers landed on Friday and all brought medals to the country. In this way, the number of medals for India has gone up to 26.

CWG 2022 Live: Divya Kakran wins bronze

2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Divya Kakran will not return empty-handed from Birmingham either. She defeated Lily Cocker of Tonga 2-0 in the freestyle 68kg category. He won this match in just 30 seconds. Divya had also won a bronze medal in the Asian Games (2018).

CWG 2022 Live: Deepak slams Pakistani wrestler

Deepak Poonia won India the most memorable gold medal ever at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. He defeated Mohammad Inam of Pakistan in the freestyle 86kg category. Poonia gave a tremendous performance against Inam. He did not give a single chance to the Pakistani wrestler. Deepak won the match by 3-0. This is Deepak Poonia’s first medal in the Commonwealth Games. India got the third gold in wrestling.

CWG 2022 Live: Sakshi creates history

Sakshi Malik created history in Commonwealth Games. He has won the gold medal for the first time. Sakshi defeated Anna Godinez Gonzalez of Canada in the freestyle 62kg category. Sakshi got four points by first hitting the opposition player. He then won with pinball. Sakshi had earlier won silver (2014) and bronze medals (2018) in Commonwealth Games.

CWG 2022 Live: Bajrang showed his strength, and won gold

India’s veteran wrestler Bajrang Punia has won the second consecutive gold medal in the Commonwealth Games. He defeated Lachlan McNeill of Canada 9-2 in the freestyle 65kg category. This is India’s first and overall sixth gold medal in wrestling in Birmingham. Bajrang had earlier also won gold in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. At the same time, in 2014, he won the silver medal. This is India’s second medal in wrestling this time. Before Bajrang, Anshu Malik had managed to win a silver medal.

CWG 2022 Live: Anshu Malik wins silver medal

Indian wrestler Anshu Malik had to be content with a silver medal in the freestyle 57kg category. She defeated Nigeria’s Odanayo Folasado 3-7 in the final. Odanayo has won gold for the third time in a row. At the same time, Anshu has got a medal in the Commonwealth Games for the first time. This is his first Commonwealth Games.

CWG 2022 Live: Sharath and Shreeja win table tennis

In the mixed doubles of tennis, the pair of Sharath and Sreeja defeated the England pair 3-2 to reach the semi-finals. Indian pair won the match by 11-7, 8-11, 11-8, 11-13, and 11-9 margin. 

CWG 2022 Live: Manika Batra and Sathiyan lose in table tennis

In the mixed doubles of table tennis, the pair of Manika Batra and Sathiyan had to face defeat in the quarterfinals. Malaysia’s Chung Jawen and Lynn Karen beat the Indian pair 3-2. The Indian pair lost by a margin of 10-12, 11-9, 11-8, 7-11, 7-11.

CWG 2022 Live: Manika Batra and Sathiyan continue to compete in table tennis

Manika Batra and Sathiyan continue to compete in mixed doubles of table tennis. The Indian pair have won two games. At the same time, the Malaysian pair has won one game. 

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