CWG 2022 Round-Up: Medals Tally Rises To 19 With 5 Golds

It may be noted that on Day 8 of the sporting event, a 12-member Indian wrestling team, including Olympic medallists Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik are set to begin their CWG campaign.
Para-powerlifter Sudhir clinched India's fifth gold at CWG 22
Para-powerlifter Sudhir clinched India's fifth gold at CWG 22

In yet another historic win at the Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG), Murali Sreeshankar clinched the silver medal in the men’s’ long jump final event becoming the first Indian male athlete to win a medal in long jump on Day 7.

With a jump of 8.08 m, Sreeshankar finished second to clinch the silver medal.

Elsewhere, Para-Powerlifter Sudhir won the gold medal, India’s first in Para-Powerlifting at the CWG. He beat Nigeria’s Ikechukwu Obichukwu (133.5 points) by 0.9 points in the final to win gold.

Moreover, Indian boxers assured medals for the nation as well with Amit Panghal, Jaismine Lamboria, Sagar and Rohit Tokas all advancing to their respective semi-finals.

In addition, the Indian men’s hockey team defeated Wales to enter the semi-final stage in a must-win match, while sprinter Hima Das qualified for women’s 200 m semis.

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P V Sindhu, Kidamni Srikanth and Lakshya Sen of the badminton unit moved forward in their first singles matches.

Furthermore, defending champion in table tennis, Manika Batra also advanced, while Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and paddler Sharath Kamal advanced to the next round in their respective doubles matches.

Sqaush player Dipika Pallikal emerged victorious in both the women’s doubles and mixed doubles matches.

The nation’s medals tally at CWG stands at a modest 19 with five gold medals, seven silver and seven bronze medals in all.

It may be noted that on Day 8 of the sporting event, a 12-member Indian wrestling team, including Olympic medallists Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik are set to begin their CWG campaign.

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