India won 3 medals on day 4 of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Indian contingent also confirmed medals in three events. Here’s a look at the results:
Lawn Bowls: India was assured of its first-ever medal in Lawn Bowls at the Commonwealth Games.
The team of Rupa Rani Tirkey, Nayanmoni Saikia, Lovely Choubey and Pinki Singh defeated New Zealand 16-13 to enter the final of the Women’s fours. They will face South Africa in the final on Tuesday.
Weightlifting: Indian won a bronze in weightlifting on Day 4 of the event.
Harjinder Kaur bagged bronze in women’s 71kg category with a total lift of 212kg (93+119kg).
Ajay Singh finished fourth in men’s 81kg category with a total lift of 319kg (143kg+176kg).
Judo: Indian Judokas clinched two medals on Monday.
Olympian Sushila Likmabam (women’s 48kg) claimed silver while Vijay Yadav (men’s 60kg) took bronze. However, it was a disappointment for Jasleen Saini (men’s 66kg) and Suchika Tariyal (women’s 57kg) as both of them lost their bronze medal bouts.
Badminton: Indian mixed team have entered the final and is assured of a medal. The Indian team defeated Singapore 3-0 in the semifinals. They will play Malaysia in the final on Tuesday.
Table Tennis: Indian men’s team entered the final and ensured a medal. They defeated Nigeria 3-0 in the semis and will take on Singapore in the final on Tuesday.
Boxing: Men’s boxers Amit Panghal (51kg), Mohammad Hussamuddin (57kg) and Ashish Kumar (80kg) entered the quarterfinals. All three pugilists won their pre-quarterfinal bouts by unanimous decisions.
Squash: It was a mixed day for India in Squash.
In the men’s singles quarterfinal, third seed Saurav Ghosal defeated eighth seed Greg Lobban of Scotland 3-1.
While in the women’s singles, fourth seed Joshna Chinappa suffered a 0-3 defeat against sixth Hollie Naughton of Canada in her quarterfinal.
Hockey: India men’s hockey team drew their second match against hosts England by 4-4. The Indians were leading 3-0 at half-time.
Gymnastics: Pranati Nayak finished fifth in the women’s vault final. The 27-year-old scored 13.633 in her first vault attempt and 11.766 in her second go for an average of 12.699.
Swimming: Srihari Nataraj finished 5th in men’s 50m backstroke final clocking 25.23s.
Sajan Prakash clocked 54.24 in the semifinal of men’s 100m butterfly and finished 16th. Thus, he failed to advance.
Para swimmers, Suyash Jadhav (31.30) and Nirajan Mukandan (32.55) secured 5th and 7th spots in the men’s 50m freestyle S7 final.
Cycling: Ronaldo Singh Laitonjam finished 12th in the men’s time trial event. He clocked 1:02.500 and was +2.995 behind gold medal winner Matthew Glaetzer of Australia.
Shushikala Agashe and Triyasha both were 6th in their respective heats in women’s keirin. Paul & Agashe finished 3rd & 4th in their repechage heats and failed to advance to the next round.
In the men’s point race, Venkappa Kengalagutti and Naman did not finish the race. Meenakshi also failed to finish her race in women’s scratch.