Commonwealth Games 2022: India’s results on August 3
Commonwealth Games 2022: India’s results on August 3: The 2022 Commonwealth Games continued to go well for India on day two of the competition. Tejaswin Shankar made history when he won the very first medal ever awarded to an Indian athlete in the high jump competition. He finished the day on a positive note by winning the bronze medal.
Tulika Maan, a Judoka from India, came in second place in the women’s 78 kg competition, losing to Sarah Adlington from Scotland. Despite this, Maan was awarded the silver medal. It was the third medal for India in the Judo competition.
Saurav Ghosal, a top squash player from India, defeated James Willstrop, a top player from England, by scores of 11-6, 11-1, and 11-4. As a result, India won the bronze medal in the squash singles competition at the Commonwealth Games for the first time ever since the sport was established in 1998.
During the same time period, Lovepreet Singh and Gurdeep Singh helped India record their highest-ever total of 10 medals in the Weightlifting competition at the Commonwealth Games.
When India’s women’s fours final team won their first-ever medal on Tuesday, it turned out to be a momentous day for the country because the gold medal was the highest possible achievement. After that, India won the men’s table tennis team tournament by defeating Singapore in the championship match to take home another gold medal.
They were in the final of the mixed team badminton competition as well, but they ended up losing to Malaysia and had to settle for the silver medal instead. Despite this, the team enjoyed a dominant run leading up to the final, blanking teams such as Pakistan and Sri Lanka before outperforming Australia in the championship match.
The total number of medals won by India is now 12, consisting of five gold, four silver, and three bronze. The weightlifting competition brought home three gold medals, while lawn bowling and table tennis each took home one (one).
There will be as many as five Indian boxers competing in their individual quarterfinal bouts across a variety of categories on Wednesday, the sixth day of the Commonwealth Games. One victory for each would be sufficient to guarantee at least a bronze medal.
In addition to this, squash prodigy Saurav Ghosal will compete in the men’s singles bronze medal match, and three weightlifters will also be in the running for medals.