Day 5 proved to be a wonderful day for Indian fans as Indian athletes showed some jovial results by winning 4 more medals including 2 golds and 2 silvers in Commonwealth Games 2022. History was made by India’s Women’s Fours team in lawn bowls event. They defeated South Africa by 17-10 in the gold medal match and clinched India’s first ever medal in the sport.
Robust performance produced by India’s Men’s Table Tennis team. They outsmarted Singapore in the final to clinch the gold medal for the nation. In the men’s singles semi-final, New Zealand’s Paul Coll defeated Indian squash player, Saurav Ghosal.
India’s Mixed Badminton team settled with silver as they lost to Malaysia in the finals. Weightlifter Vikas won another silver medal for India in the Men’s 96 kg weightlifting final.
Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 5 Results
Women’s discus throw
Seema Punia and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon finish fifth and eighth in the discus throw finals respectively.
India’s Mixed Badminton team settled with silver metal in the final of CWG 2022. Indian team lost to Malaysia in the finals.
Pair of Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lost the match in the opening doubles. Kidambi Srikanth lost the match against Tze Yong NG. Whereas, PV Sindhu wins in straight sets against Jin Wei Goh.
Badminton is among the most admired sports in India. The Silver medal in the CWG will go a long way in making the game even more popular and ensuring more people pursue it in the times to come. 🏸 pic.twitter.com/RypZ0r3Lca
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 3, 2022
Punam Yadav was disqualified in the women’s 76kg final. Usha Bannur finishes sixth overall with a total of 205 kg in the women’s 87kg final. Heavyweight lifter, Vikas Thakur won a silver medal for India in the Men’s 96 kg weightlifting final.
More glory at the CWG, this time due to Vikas Thakur, who wins a Silver in Weightlifting. Delighted by his success. His dedication to sports is commendable. Wishing him the very best for upcoming endeavours. pic.twitter.com/IknoAvQiXf
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 2, 2022
Saurav Ghosal lost the men’s singles semi-final 9-11, 4-11, 1-11 to Paul Coll from New Zealand. Whereas, Sunayna Kuruvilla defeated Pakistan’s Faiza Zafar 3-0 in women’s singles plate-semifinal
Manpreet Kaur qualifies for the final with the best try of 16.78m.
— JSW Sports (@jswsports) August 2, 2022
Indian swimmers, Kushagra Rawat and Advait qualify for the men’s 1500m freestyle final.