Wrestlers reigned supreme for India at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Friday, August 5 with all six participating athletes winning medals. While Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia and Deepak Punia won gold, Anshu Malik bagged a silver. Mohit Grewal and Divya Kakran bagged bronze medals each in their respective events. India also had success in badminton with Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen advancing in singles competitions. Satwiksairaj Reddy and Chirag Shetty beat their Pakistan opponents to enter the quarters. Also, Manika Batra lost in women's singles table-tennis quarterfinals. Here is the updated medal tally.
Manika Batra bowed out of the table tennis women's singles quarter-final at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Friday, August 5. She lost 0-4 to her opponent from Singapore.
Mohit Grewal beat Aaron Johnson to win the bronze medal in men's 125kg wrestling event at the Commonwealth Games 2022. This was India's sixth medal in wrestling of the day.
Lakshya Sen secured a quarterfinal berth with a dominant victory over Ying Xiang Lin in men's singles badminton on Friday, August 5. Sen beat Lin 21-9, 21-16.
Divya Kakran won bronze medal in the women's freestyle 68kg after pinning down her opponent in the match. This was India's fifth medal in wrestling at CWG 2022.
Deepak Punia beat Pakistan's Muhammad Inam to win gold medal at the men's 86kg wrestling event at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Friday, August 5. This was India's third gold in wrestling at CWG 2022 so far.
Sakshi Malik won her maiden gold medal at the Commonwealth Games with an impressive victory in the women's freestyle 62kg category. She defeated Godinez Gonzalez of Canada to lift the top prize. With this result, India won her third medal in wrestling at the CWG 2022 so far with atleast one more assured. Check full medal tally here.
Bajrang Punia won a gold medal in the men's 65kg wrestling event at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Friday, August 5. Punia beat Lachlan Mcneil of Canada to win the top prize and his third CWG medal.
Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula progressed to the mixed doubles semifinals in table tennis at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on August 5, Friday. The duo beat England's Liam Pitchford/Tin-Tin Ho 3-2 to enter the last four.
The Commonwealth Games 2022 are only three days away to be finished as the event has reached its Day 8 today, August 5. India have so far faired well in the ongoing Birmingham CWG as they have secured 20 medals so far and sit seventh on the medal table. On Day 7, two historic medals were added to the country's medal tally as Sudhir won gold in Para Powerlifting event and Murali Sreeshankar clinched India's first-ever Long Jump silver medal at CWG. Indian Men's and Women's Hockey Teams qualified for the semifinals. Check updated CWG 2022 Medal Tally Here
On Day 8, all eyes will be on Hima Das, the sprinter who will be competing in the Women's 200m semifinals later in the day. Manika Batra, Sharath Kamal, Sreeja Akula and many more TT stars will also be in action. PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen will play today for a quarterfinal berth in the Badminton Singles events. Stars like Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Mohit Grewal will be fighting in the wrestling events.