HIGHLIGHTS, CWG 2022, DAY 6: India got medals in squash and high jump for the first time, five medals in account, read the full report of the sixth day

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HIGHLIGHTS, CWG 2022, DAY 6:

HIGHLIGHTS, CWG 2022, DAY 6: The sixth day of the Commonwealth Games was also historic for India. For the first time, the country got medals in singles event and high jump in squash. While the boxers also confirmed many medals. Teams won in women’s cricket and hockey. Tulika Mann, Gurdeep Singh, Lovepreet Singh, Saurav Ghoshal and Tejaswin Shankar won medals for India. Let’s take a look at India’s performance on Thursday…

weightlifting,

  • Indian weightlifter Lovepreet Singh won bronze in 109kg and Gurdeep Singh in 109+kg category. With this, India now has 10 medals in weightlifting, which is more than the previous Commonwealth Games.

athletics,

  • National record holder Tejaswin Shankar, who was last included in the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games, won India its first medal in athletics. He won a bronze medal in the high jump. This is India’s first medal in this sport in the history of Commonwealth Games.

Squash:

  • Saurav Ghosal created history by winning a bronze medal in the men’s singles category in squash. He defeated 2018 gold medalist James Willstrop to give India a medal in the singles event of squash for the first time in Commonwealth Games history.

judo,

  • Tulika Mann missed out on winning the gold in judo but she won the silver medal in the 78+ kg weight category. This is India’s third medal in this sport this year.

Read Live Blog and Detailed Report of Day 6

boxing,

  • While India was disappointed with the loss of Lovlina and Ashish in boxing, three of its players also confirmed medals. Neetu, Hasamuddin and World Champion Nikhat Zareen won their respective categories to seal their place in the semi-finals.

Hockey,

  • The Indian women’s team defeated Canada 3-2 in a thrilling encounter to secure their place in the semi-finals. They will now face Australia in the semi-finals. At the same time, the men’s team reached the top of the group after beating Canada 8-0.

women’s cricket t20,

  • Indian women’s team defeated Barbados by a huge margin of 100 runs in Group A match to secure their place in the semi-finals. Team India performed tremendously in every field in this match and dominated over Barbados.

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