CWG 2022: Five medals for India on Day 6, including Tejaswin Shankar and Saurav Ghosal’s historic bronze medals | Commonwealth Games 2022 News – Times of India

BIRMINGHAM: Wednesday was another fruitful day for India in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022 here, headlined by Tejaswin Shankar‘s historic bronze medal, which is the first-ever CWG medal for India in high jump.
The Indian contingent added five medals on Day 6, one silver and four bronze, taking their total to 18 (5 gold, 6 silver and 7 bronze).
Shankar bagged the bronze medal to end the day on a high.

Meanwhile judoka Tulika Maan clinched the silver medal in the women’s 78 kg category after facing a defeat against Scotland’s Sarah Adlington in the final. It was India’s third medal in Judo.
Ace India squash star Saurav Ghosal delivered a stunning performance against England’s James Willstrop to defeat him 11-6, 11-1, 11-4 as India won it’s first ever singles medal in the sport, a bronze, at the Commonwealth Games.

Meanwhile, Wrestlers Lovepreet Singh and Gurdeep Singh bagged bronze medals in their respective categories as India registered their best ever tally of 10 medals in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games.
On the hockey pitch, Indian women’s team defeated Canada 3-2 to secure a place in the semifinals and the men’s team overpowered Canada 8-0 in the group-stage tie.

In T20 cricket, the Indian women’s team dominated Barbados with a 100-run win to seal a place in the semis.
Three Indian boxers, Nikhat Zareen (50kg), Nitu Ganghas (48kg) and Mohammad Hussamuddin (57kg) entered the semifinal events in their respective categories and assured medals for India. However, Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain bowled out after losing her light middleweight quarterfinals

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