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CWG 2022 Day 6: 1st ever medal for India in High Jump & Squash | CWG 2022 Day 6 Highlights

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Another day ended on a winning note for India in Commonwealth Games 2022. Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games, showed some excellent results in terms of India’s medal count. The Indian team continue to dazzle on day 6th and added 5 more medals in the kitty, including one silver and four bronze in different events.

Tejaswin Shankar won the first-ever medal for India in the high jump in CWG. In cricket, the Indian women’s team defeated Barbados by 100 runs and qualified for the semis.

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Lovepreet Singh and Gurdeep Singh clinched bronze medals in weightlifting events. Ace squash player, Saurav Ghosal produced a sensational win over England’s James Willstrop 11-6, 11-1, 11-4 in a bronze medal match. India won the first medal in squash singles at CWG ever since the sport was added in 1998.

Commonwealth Games 2022-  Day 6 Results

High Jump

Tejaswin Shankar clinched the bronze medal with a best attempt of 2.22m. He became the first-ever athlete to win a medal in the high jump event in the Commonwealth Games.

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Boxing (quarterfinals)

In the Light Flyweight category, Nikhat Zareen defeated Helen Jones from Wales. While in Men’s light heavyweight, Ashish Kumar lost to Aaron Bowen of England.

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In the men’s bronze medal match, Saurav Ghosal beat James Willstrop from England by 3-0. In the women’s plate final, Sunayna Kuruvilla defeated Mary Fung-A-Fat by 3-0.

In the mixed doubles, round-of-32, Joshna Chinappa and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu defeated Yeheni Kuruppu/Ravindu Laksiri by 2-1.



In the men’s weightlifting, Lovepreet Singh won bronze in the 109 kg category (total- 355kg) whereas Gurdeep Singh won another bronze for India with a total lift of 390kg (167kg+223kg) in the Men’s 109+kg category.



Indian judoka, Tulika Maan settled with silver as she lost to Sarah Adlington in the women’s +78kg final.


In featherweight, Mohammad Hussamuddin defeated Tryagain Morning Ndevelo in the quarter-finals and thus qualified for semifinals. In women’s minimumweight, Nitu Ganghas beat Nicole Clyde (NIR).


Women’s Cricket

Indian women’s team defeated Barbados by 100-runs and qualified for the semis.


Indian women’s hockey team defeated Canada 3-2 in the last pool match and qualified for semifinal whereas Men’s hockey team produced a dominating show against Canada 8-0 in Pool B match.

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