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Commonwealth Games 2022 Day four results: Weightlifting and Judo bring medals for India

With 9 medals, India sits at sixth on the Medals Tally in Commonwealth Games

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Having sent a strong contingent to Birmingham, India is hoping to better its records from the last edition of the Commonwealth Games. On day four, the athletes came up with three medals for the country, taking the total tally to nine.

Here are the results in all events for India.

Hockey

Indian Men’s team went head-to-head against the hosts England in their Group B match. The match was in India’s favour at one point in time with the Men in Blue 4-1 up. England however showed great resilience and equalised the score 4-4 towards the end of the match. The game finished 4-4. India with four points from two matches sits second, meanwhile, England sit top with seven points in three matches.

Weightlifting

All of the medals for India had come in weightlifting before day four. Harjinder Kaur has added another to the growing list of medals won in weightlifting.

With a total lift of 212kg (119+ 93), Harjinder Singh was able to win Bronze after second-placed Joy Ogbonne Eze crashed out of contention with an injury.

Judo

India’s foray into Judo ended with a silver medal when Shushila Devi entered the finals of the Women’s category. In the final Michaele Whitebooi of South Africa defeated India’s Shushila to win Gold.

Vijay Kumar Yadav won the Bronze in the Men’s 60kg category in Judo. He beat Petros Christodouildes of Cyprus to win the second Bronze medal for India.

Table Tennis

The men’s team in table tennis have continued their march towards a gold medal. In the semi-final match, they beat Nigeria and booked a final match with Singapore.

Badminton

Indian badminton mixed doubles have also secured a top two medal after beating Singapore 3-0 in the semi-final match. They will not play against Malaysia in the final on August 2 of CWG 2022.

Swimming

Sajan Prakash finished seventh in Men’s 100m butterfly with a time of 54.36s. Srihari Nataraj finished fifth in the Men’s 50m Backstroke final with a timing of 23.23s.

In Para swimming, Niranjan Mukundan and Suyash Narayan Jadhav finished seventh and fifth respectively in Men’s 50m Freestyle S7 final.

Squash

Sunayna Sara Kuruvilla defeated Chanithma Srinaly of Sri Lanka in Women’s Quarterfinal to book a berth in Semi-Finals. She defeated the Sri Lankan opponent by 3-0.

Joshna Chinappa lost to Canadian Hollie Naughton to crash out of the quarter-final. Sourav Ghosal has entered the semi-final after beating Gregg Lobban of Scotland by 3-1 in Men’s Singles Quarter Finals.

Boxing

Amit Panghal won his first match of the Commonwealth Games by defeating Namri Berri by 5-0 in Men’s 51kg round.

Hussam Uddin Mohammed defeated Bangladesh’s Md Salim Hossain by 5-0 to enter the last eight of the Men’s 57kg round.

India, with nine medals so far, sits at sixth position on the Medals tally. Australia leads by a huge margin with a total of 71 medals (31 Gold, 20 Silver and 20 Bronze). England with a total of 54 and New Zealand with 24 occupy the top three spots.

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