Sushila Wins Silver, Vijay Clinches Bronze in Judo; Weightlifter Harjinder Settles For Bronze


India received three medals on Day 4 as Judo stars had been on the prime of their sport in Commonwealth Video games 2022. Shushila Devi Likmabam received the silver medal within the ladies’s 48kg class shedding to Michaela Whitebool of South Africa within the remaining. She carried out exceedingly properly all through the day with victories over Harriet Bonface of Malawi by way of ippon and Mauritius’ Priscilla Morand. Nonetheless, she was not on top of things within the gold medal bout and settled for a silver medal

One other Judo star Vijay Kumar Yadav added India’s second medal within the sport claiming bronze within the males 60 kg class with a win over Cyprus’ Petros Christodoulides by way of Ippon with a few Waza-ari to pin down his opponent.


In the meantime, India’s spectacular present in weightlifting continued on Monday as Harjinder Kaur received the bronze medal within the ladies’s 71kg occasion. Nigeria’s Pleasure Ogbonne Eze failed in all three makes an attempt for clear and jerk spherical as Harjinder completed third on the tally. She lifted a mixed weight of 212kg. In the meantime, Sarah Davies received the gold medal with a complete of 229kg and Canada’s Alexis Ashworth settled for silver with a mixed raise of 214kg.

It was not an ideal begin for Harjinder as she ailed at her first try of 90 kg however got here roaring again along with her subsequent two makes an attempt – 90kg and 93kg. Within the Clear and Jerk, she began with a giant raise of 115kg and made it appear to be a regulation one. With stress on, Kaur’s upped her subsequent raise to 116 kg to clear one other try after which prolonged her lead for the third spot with a remaining raise of 119kg.

The Indian males’s hockey group twice squandered a 3-goal benefit to be held 4-4 by hosts England in a Pool B match. India took a strong 4-1 lead within the match with Mandeep Singh (13′, 22′) scoring a brace and Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (3′) and Harmanpreet Singh (46′) contributing a aim every. However with Nicholas Bandurak (47′, 53′) scoring a brace, and Liam Ansell (42′) and Phillip Roper (50′) scored a aim every, England managed to carry on and earned a degree from the match performed on the College of Birmingham Hockey and Squash centre right here and maintained their prime place in Pool B desk.

The Indian paddlers carried out exceedingly properly in opposition to Nigeria within the males’s group semifinal tie. It was a dominant present from India as they crush Nigeria 3-0 to arrange summit conflict in opposition to Singapore. G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai received the opening doubles tie in opposition to Olajide Omotayo and Abiodun Bode in straight video games to set the tone for the tie.

CWG 2022 Highlights, Day 4

It was the 40-year-old Sharath Kamal who received the essential second singles match in opposition to Quadri to offer a giant benefit to India. The ultimate scoreline learn 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 15-13 in favour of the Indian. India’s highest ranked participant Sathiyan then battled previous Omotayo 11-9, 4-11, 11-6, 11-8 to finish a advantageous victory.

In the meantime, the shuttlers additionally continued their dominant run in 2022 CWG as they blanked Singapore 3-0 to enter the combined group remaining. The boys’s doubles pairing of Satwiksairaj Reddy and Chirag Shetty gave India the lead within the semifinal with a 21-11, 21-12 win over Yong Kai Terry Hee and Andu Jun Kian Kwek. Two-time Olympic medallist P V Sindhu was medical in opposition to Nineteenth-ranked Jia Min Yeo for a 21-11, 21-12 outcome to increase India’s result in 2-0. Ace shuttler Lakshya Sen outsmarted reigning world champion Loh Kean Yew to assist India arrange a summit conflict in opposition to Malaysia.

India garden bowls group assured itself a historic first ever Commonwealth Video games medal after defeating New Zealand 16-13 within the semi-final of the ladies’s fours occasion.

Indian boxer Amit Panghal started his marketing campaign on the Commonwealth Video games with a facile win as he stormed into the boys’s flyweight (51kg) quarterfinals on Monday. Panghal, a world championship silver medallist, out-punched Namri Berri of Vanuatu by way of a unanimous verdict.

Featherweight boxer Mohammad Hussamudin made it two out of two as he additionally superior to the quarterfinals with an identical 5-0 win over Mohammad Salim Hossain of Bangladesh within the spherical of 16.

Within the Males’s Para-Swimming 50-meter freestyle, Suyash Narayan Jadhav completed fifth within the Males’s 50-meter freestyle S7. Whereas Niranjan Mukundan ended up at seventh spot in the identical occasion.

Srihari Nataraj completed fifth in Males’s 50m Backstroke Closing with a timing of 25.23 seconds.

India’s main squash participant Saurav Ghosal progressed to the boys’s singles semifinals, but it surely was curtains for Joshna Chinappa as she suffered a loss to Canada’s Hollie Naughton within the ladies’s singles quarterfinals on Monday.

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