HIGHLIGHTS, CWG 2022, DAY 5: Fifth day was historic for India, four medals came in account with one gold, read full report

CWG 2022, Commonwealth Games, Lawn Bowls, Day 5 Highlights- India TV Hindi News


HIGHLIGHTS, CWG 2022, DAY 5: The fifth day of the Commonwealth Games was spectacular and historic for India. On this day, a total of four medals including two gold have come to the country’s account. India was first given gold by the women’s four team. After this Table Tennis won the gold performing brilliantly. While Vikas Thakur won silver in weightlifting, late night badminton team also won silver medal. Let’s take a look at India’s performance on Day 5…

lawn balls,

  • India’s women’s team created history by winning gold in the final of the four event. India’s team of Lovely Choubey, Pinky, Nayanmoni Saikia and Roopa Rani Tirkey defeated South Africa to win gold for the first time.

table tennis,

  • India’s men’s team captured gold for the second time in a row. The trio of Sathiyan, Harmeet Desai and Sharath Kamal retained the title after beating Singapore 3-1 in the final.


  • Vikas Thakur won another medal for India in weightlifting. He lifted a total of 346 kg in the men’s 96 kg weight category and won the silver medal. This was India’s third silver and eighth overall medal in weightlifting.
  • Poonam Yadav and Usha remained out of the medal race.


  • India’s mixed team won silver. They suffered a 1-3 loss at the hands of Malaysia in the final. This is India’s second consecutive medal in badminton at the Commonwealth Games.


  • Indian boxer Rohit Tokas won his match in the men’s 67kg category and reached the quarterfinals.

CWG 2022, DAY 5 Highlights: Lawn ball team created history on day 5, men’s table tennis team also won gold


  • Sreeshankar reached the final with a jump of 8.05 meters in the first attempt in the long jump. At the same time, Mohammad Yahia also managed to reach the final with a jump of 7.68 meters.
  • Manpreet Kaur reached the final in the shot put. She was among nine players who failed to achieve the automatic qualifying level of 18m. Manpreet, however, entered the final as one of the 12 best players. Manpreet finished fourth and seventh overall in Group B in the qualifying round with an effort of 16.78m.
  • India’s top runner Dutee Chand, however, crashed out of the competition after finishing 27th overall in the opening heat race in the 100m.
  • India’s star players Seema Poonia and Navjit Kaur Dhillon failed to win a medal after finishing fifth and eighth respectively in the final of the Commonwealth Games women’s discus throw event here on Tuesday.


  • The Indian women’s team suffered a 1-3 defeat at the hands of England in the league match of Pull A. Their next match will be against Canada.


  • Saurav Ghosal suffered a loss in the semi-finals of men’s singles. However, they have a chance to win a bronze medal in the playoffs.


  • Srihari Natraj ended his campaign with a new national record in the 200m backstroke.

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