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Indian Wrestlers in Action – 3 Stunning Gold for the Nation | CWG Day 8 highlights

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Such a sensational day for India in wrestling as the Indian wrestling team won six medals including three gold, one silver, and two bronze on day 8 of the Commonwealth Games 2022. Bajrang Punia, Deepak Punia, and Sakshi Malik managed to defend their title and won three stunning gold medals for India. Anshu Malik settled with silver after losing the final bout, while Divya Kakran and Mohit Grewal won the bronze medals.

India also secured a medal in the Men’s Lawn Bowls Fours, on the other hand, the Indian women’s hockey team suffered a defeat in the semis against Australia.

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Let’s look at some of the major highlights and results of day 8 in the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Commonwealth Games 2022- Day 8 India results


  • Indian men’s mixed 4x400m relay team qualifies for the final.
  • Jyothi Yarraji finished fourth and clocked 13.18 seconds in women’s 100m hurdles heats.


  • Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, and Deepak Punia clinched gold.
  • Anshu Malik won silver whereas, Divya Kakran and Mohit Grewal won bronze.

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Para Table Tennis

  • In para table tennis event, Bhavina Patel qualified for Women’s singles classes 3-5 final.


Table Tennis

  • Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula qualifies for the semi-finals in mixed double event.
  • Manika Batra-G Sathiyan was knocked out after a 2-3 defeat to Malaysian team Javen Choong and Karen Lyne.
  • Sreeja Akula through to women’s singles finals.



  • Indian women’s hockey team lost to Australia via shootout


  • India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu defeated Husina Kobugabe in women’s singles R16. Sindhu advances to the quarterfinals.
  • Kidambi Srikanth defeated Sri Lanka’s Dumindu Abeywickrama to qualify for the quarterfinals of the men’s singles in badminton.


Lawn Bowls

India defeated England 13-12 in semi-final and assured a medal in the men’s fours Lawn Bowls.

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