CWG 2022: Vinesh Phogat won gold in the women’s 53kg category.© Twitter
Commonwealth Games 2022, Day 9 Highlights: Star wrestler Ravi Dahiya triumphed in his men’s 57 kg final to win gold and soon after, Vinesh Phogat won her third consecutive gold at the Commonwealth Games. India got a third wrestling gold on the day as Naveen beat Pakistan’s ;Muhammad Sharif Tahir in the men’s 74kg final. Their wins came soon after Pooja Gehlot became the first Indian wrestler to win a medal on the day as she brought home bronze in women’s 50kg. There were two more bronze medals in wrestling as Pooja Sihag beat Australia’s Naomi de Bruine in women’s 76kg and Deepak Nehra triumphed over Pakistan’s Tayab Raza in men’s 97kg. The other gold medal of the day came from para table tennis star Bhavinaben Patel. The Indian men’s hockey team also beat South Africa to reach the final. Sagar Ahlawat (men’s super heavyweight) became the fourth boxer after Nikhat Zareen (women’s light flyweight), Amit Panghal (men’s flyweight) and Nitu Ganghas (women’s minimum weight) to qualify for the final of their respective categories on Saturday. Pugilists Jaismine Lamboriya and Hussam Uddin Mohammed lost their respective semi-final bouts and took home bronze medals. Before that, athletics gave India lot to cheer about in the afternoon session as Priyanka Goswami won a silver medal in 10,000m race walk final while Avinash Sable won silver in men’s 3000m steeplechase. Later, the Indian women’s cricket team defeated England by fours runs to qualify for the final. Sonalben Patel also won the bronze medal in the para table tennis women’s singles classes 3-5.
In lawn bowls men’s fours gold medal match, India lost to Northern Ireland and took home silver.
In badminton, PV Sindhu has entered the singles semi-finals. Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen also reached the men’s singles semis. Star table tennis players like Achanta Sharath Kamal has performed brilliantly. In squash, Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal have lost their mixed doubles semi-final.
Here are the Highlights From Day 9 of the ongoing Commonwealth Games, straight from Birmingham
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That’s a wrap from us
Another action-packed day has come to an end. Plenty of medals in wrestling, including 3 gold. Bhavinaben Patel got another gold for India.
The women’s cricket team also reached the final and as did the men’s hockey team.
Race walker Priyanka Goswami won silver, while Avinash Sable also won silver in 3000m steeplechase
All that and a lot more happened today. Be back with us tomorrow for our live coverage of the penultimate day of the Commonwealth Games
Sagar Ahlawat in the final
Boxer Sagar Ahlawat reached the men’s super heavyweight final. There will now be four boxers fighting for gold on Sunday
Gold for Bhavinaben Patel!
A straight-games win sees Bhavinaben Patel win gold!
Second game for Bhavinaben
Bhavinaben Patel won the second game rather comfortably and is now just one game away from glory!
Bhavinaben Patel takes the lead
Bhavinaben Patel is leading the para table tennis classes 3-5 women’s singles final against Nigeria’s Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi
Bronze for Rohit Tokas
Rohit Tokas won the bronze medal in the men’s welterweight category after going down to Zambia’s Stephen Zimba in the semi-final
Men’s 5000m: Avinash Sable fails to finish
Avinash Sable could not finish the men’s 5000m race. Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo won the gold in a thrilling finish
Women’s hammer throw: Manju Bala finishes 12th
India’s Manju Bala finished last in the women’s hammer throw final
Badminton: Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy in semis
Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have reached the semi-finals of the badminton men’s doubles event with a straight-games win in the quarer-finals
Bronze for Hussam Uddin Mohammed
The Indian boxer won bronze after losing his men’s featherweight semi-final against Ghana’s Joseph Commey
Another wrestling medal
Wrestler Pooja Sihag beat Australia’s Naomi de Bruine to win bronze in women’s 76kg
Gold for Naveen
Wrestler Naveen beat Pakistan’s Muhammad Sharif Tahir to win gold in the men’s 74kg category!
Hockey: India and South Africa tied 0-0
India have played better but South Africa have not let them score as the men’s hockey semi-final match goes into the break after the first quarter at 0-0.
Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen reach men’s singles semis
Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen won their respective men’s singles quarter-final matches comfortably to book their berths in the semi-finals
Gold for Vinesh Phogat!
Vinesh Phogat wins her third consecutive gold medal at the Commonwealth Games
Gold for Ravi Dahiya!
Ravi Dahiya became the fourth Indian wrestler to win gold at the ongoing Commonwealth Games after beating Nigeria’s Ebikewenimo Welson in men’s 57kg final
Wrestling: Bronze for Pooja Gehlot
Wrestler Pooja Gehlot beat Scotland’s Christelle Lemofack Letchidjio to win bronze in women’s 50kg
TT: Women’s Doubles Duo Out of Quarter-Final
In another Women’s Doubles – Quarter-Final, India’s Sreeja Akula/ Reeth Tennison to Singapore’s Wong Xin Ru / Zhou 1-3
TT: Batra/Chitale lose
In Women’s Doubles – Quarter-Final, India’s Manika Batra/Diya Parag Chitale lost to Wales’ Charlotte Carey/ Hursey Anna 1-3
Six Wrestling matches featuring Indians coming up
WRESTLING (9:30 onwards)
Pooja Gehlot (women’s 50kg) bronze
Ravi Kumar (men’s 57 kg) gold
Vinesh Phogat (women’s 53 kg) final nordic system match
Naveen (men’s 74kg) gold
Pooja Sihag (women’s 76 kg) bronze
Deepak Nehra (men’s 97kg) bronze
Three TT medal round matches coming up
PARA TABLE TENNIS
Men’s Singles Classes 3-5: Bronze Medal Match: Raj Aravindan Alagar- 10:45pm
Women’s Singles Classes 3-5 Bronze medal match: Sonalben Patel- 12:15am
Women’s Singles Classes 3-5 Gold medal match: Bahvina Patel – 1am
Two more semi-finals left in boxing
Men’s Welterweight (63.5kg-67kg): Rohit Tokas- 12:45pm
Super heavyweight (over 92kg): Sagar 1:30am
Athletics – Two Indians in final (Here are the timings)
ATHLETICS AND PARA ATHLETICS:
Women’s Hammer Throw Final: Manju Bala- 11:30pm
Men’s 5000m Final: Avinash Sable – 12:40am
A lot many medal rounds matches are coming up
Indians will be in action in medal rounds in several disciplines
Boxing: Jaismine wins bronze
Boxer Jaismine Lamboriya loses to England’s Gemma Paige in women’s lightweight semi-final, wins bronze
Boxing: Jaismine still trails
Even after the second round, Jaismine trail after three judges ruled against her. She needs to be aggressive in the third round
Boxing: Jasmine trails
The Indian boxer takes some hit and is trailing after the first round by split decision
Boxing: Jaismine’s bout begins
The Women’s Lightweight Semi-Final between India’s Jaismine Lamboriya and England’s Gemma Paige starts
Boxing: Jaismine’s final to start
In Women’s Lightweight Semi-Final, India’s Jaismine Lamboriya to face England’s Gemma Paige
Boxing: Nikhat Zareen in final
Boxer Nikhat Zareen defeats England’s Savannah Alfia Stubley in women’s light flyweight semi-final, assured of silver medal
Squash: Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal lose in semi-final
CWG: India’s Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal lost to New Zealand’s Paul Coll and Coelle King in squash mixed doubles semis
Boxing: Nikhat is dominating here
She has won the second round too! If the English boxer does not come up with anything spectacular, Nikhat is on her way to the final
Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula in the final!
CWG 2022: India’s Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula reach TT mixed doubles final, assured of at least silver. They beat Australia’s Nicholas Lum and Jee Minhyung in five games in the semi-final
Boxing: Nikhat wins first round
The Indian boxer, fighting from the blue corner, has won the first round by an unanimous decision
Boxing: Zareen in action
In women’s light flyweight, India’s Nikhat Zareen will face England’s Savannah Alfia Stubley in the semi-final
Badminton: Kashyap loses
In Women’s Singles – Quarter-Final, India’s Aakarshi Kashyap lost to Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour
Cricket: History made
The Harmanpreet Kaur-led Indian cricket team has defeated England by four runs to seal a place in the final. They are now assured of at least a silver medal
Squash: Men’s doubles duo loses
In Men’s Doubles – Quarter-Final, India’s Velavan Senthilkumar / Abhay Singh lost to Malaysia NG Eain Yow / Yuen Chee Wern
TT: Akula to play for bronze in singles
India’s Sreeja Akula loses to Singapore’s Tianwei Feng in TT women’s singles semi-final, to play for bronze
TT: India men’s doubles duo in final
India’s Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran reach TT men’s doubles final, assured of at least silver after defeating Australia’s Nicholas Lum and Luu Finn
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