CWG 2022: India bag historic gold in women’s fours lawn bowls event | Commonwealth Games 2022 News

BIRMINGHAM: The India Lawn Bowling Team won a historic Commonwealth Games gold medal on Tuesday, a day after hooking the country in the rarely followed game with their inspiring spectacle.
The Indian quartet of Beautiful Choubey (conduct), Pinkie (second), Nayanmoni Saikia (third) and Rupa Rani Tirkey (slip) beat South Africa 17-10 in the women’s four-four final.
It was India’s first final appearance in the women’s fours format of the competition.
It is the Indian contingent’s fourth gold medal and the first outside the weightlifting arena.

The Indian team was leading 8-2 at one point but the South African team of Thabelo Muvhango (leader), Bridget Calitz (second), Esme Kruger (third) and Johanna Snyman (skip) made it 8-8 to spice up the competition.
The Indians, however, kept their composure to pull away in the last three rounds.

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