CWG 2022: Five medals on Day 6 for India, including Tejaswin Shankar’s historic high-jump bronze | Commonwealth Games 2022 News

BIRMINGHAM: Wednesday was another successful day for India at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022 here, with headlining Tejaswin Shankarhistoric bronze medal from, which is the first ever CWG medal for India in big jump.
The Indian contingent added five medals on day six, one silver and four bronze, bringing their total to 18 (5 gold, 6 silver and 7 bronze).
Shankar won the bronze medal to end the day on a high.

Meanwhile judoka Tulika Maan captured silver in the women’s 78kg category after losing to Scotland’s Sarah Adlington in the final. It was India’s third medal in Judo.
Ace of India to crush star Saurav Ghosal delivered a stunning performance against England’s James Willstrop to defeat him 11-6, 11-1, 11-4 as India won their first-ever singles medal in the sport, a bronze medal, at the Olympics. Commonwealth.

Meanwhile, wrestlers Lovepreet Singh and Gurdeep Singh won bronze medals in their respective categories as India recorded their best tally of 10 medals in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games.
On the hockey field, the Indian women’s team beat Canada 3-2 to secure a spot in the semi-finals and the men’s team outscored Canada 8-0 in the group stage.

In T20 cricket, the Indian women’s team topped Barbados with a 100 run victory to secure a place in the semi-finals.
Three Indian boxers, Nikhat Zareen (50 kg), Nitu Ganghas (48 kg) and Mohammad Hussamuddin (57 kg) made it to the semi-finals in their respective categories and secured medals for India. However, Olympic medalist Lovlina Borgohain was knocked out after losing her light middleweight quarterfinals.

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