CWG 2022: Day 5 at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games has been a great day for India. On Tuesday, August 2, two gold medals came in the country’s bag. One medal was historic, which was first won in lawn ball and then the second medal was won by the men’s table tennis team. President Draupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Indian men’s table tennis team for the second consecutive gold medal and the historic medal winning lawn ball team at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
Congratulating the table tennis team, the PM said that this team has won the heart of the country. Let us tell you that the Indian team defeated Singapore 3-1 to win the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games for the second time in a row. President Murmu tweeted, “Congratulations to Ji Sathiyan, Harmeet Desai, Sharath Kamal and Sanil Shetty on winning the historic gold in the Commonwealth Games Table Tennis event. He has won the hearts of the nation by displaying exceptional skill and commitment. This will inspire our youth.
PM Modi tweeted, “Great news in table tennis. Congratulations to the team of G Sathiyan, Harmeet Desai, Sharath Kamal and Sanil Shetty for winning the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games. This team has set high standards in terms of skill and commitment. Best wishes for the future.”
Lawn ball team praised by PM and President
Apart from this, the PM and the President also congratulated the women’s lawn ball team and silver medalist weightlifter Vikas Thakur for winning the historic gold medal. For the lawn ball winning team, the PM said, the victory of this team will increase the attention of the countrymen towards this game. At the same time, the PM also congratulated Vikas Thakur. President Murmu said for the lawn ball team, your victory has made the country proud and has also inspired every Indian. He said for Vikas Thakur that your stability to bring medals for the country is superb.
Commonwealth Games 2022: India’s men’s table tennis team won gold, India got 11th medal
It is worth noting that the table tennis team won the gold medal by defeating Singapore 3-1 on Tuesday. On the other hand, India’s women’s lawn ball team defeated South Africa 17-10 to win the historic gold medal. On the other hand, Indian weightlifter Vikas Thakur won the silver medal in the 96 kg category. He won the medal by lifting a total of 346 kg (191 clean and jerk and 155 snatches). This is the 8th medal in weightlifting for India.
Fixed medal in squash
Another medal in India’s name in the Commonwealth Games 2022 has been confirmed on Tuesday, 2 August. India’s Sunaina Sara Kuruvilla defeated Pakistan’s Faiza Zafar to secure a silver medal in the women’s singles plate semifinal of squash. He defeated Zafar 11-2, 11-4, 11-5. In the men’s singles semi-final, Saurav Ghosal was defeated 11-9, 11-4, 11-1 by Paul Cole of New Zealand. Now he will present his challenge in the bronze medal match.
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