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India at CWG 2022 Day 4 wrap: Shushila and Vijay deliver dwelling Judo medals, girls’s workforce enters Lawn bowls finals

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It was one other memorable day for India on the Commonwealth Games as three extra medals had been added to the tally.

Shushila Devi Likambam and Vijay Kumar Yadav introduced in silver and bronze medals in Judo respectively, whereas Harjinder Kaur added to the Indian weightlifting contingent’s tally in Birmingham.

The desk tennis and badminton groups have assured India medals whereas the Indian Lawn Bowls workforce created historical past as they entered their first-ever ultimate.

However, there have been a couple of disappointments alongside the way in which, as Joshna Chinappa crashed out of the ladies’s singles competitors and weightlifter Ajay Singh missed out on a medal by a whisker.

The Indian males’s hockey workforce additionally had a disappointing day as they let a three-goal benefit slip to be held to a 4-4 draw of their second recreation.

JUDO: SHUSHILA DEVI WINS SECOND CWG SILVER

Judoka Shushila Devi Likmabam received her second silver on the Commonwealth Games after shedding the ultimate to Michaela Whitebooi of South Africa within the girls’s 48kg ultimate.

The match was evenly poised however Likmabam misplaced the bout after Whitebooi was capable of execute a throwdown. This was Shushila’s second silver medal on the Commonwealth Games, along with her earlier one coming at Glasgow in 2014.

JUDO: VIJAY KUMAR GETS BRONZE

Judoka Vijay Kumar Yadav pulled off an unbelievable efficiency to win the bronze medal with victory over Petros Christodoulides of Cyprus within the males’s 60kg occasion.

The 26-year-old Yadav, who received the Commonwealth Championships in 2018 and 2019, had misplaced to Joshua Katz of Australia within the quarterfinal however made amends within the repechage.

WEIGHTLIFTING: HARJINDER CLAIMS BRONZE

Harjinder Kaur lifted 212 kgs within the girls’s 71kg weightlifting class to win the bronze medal.

The Indian weightlifter did not have an excellent begin as she failed in her first try however made amends within the remaining ones so as to add one other medal to India’s tally.

WEIGHTLIFTING: AJAY SINGH MISSES OUT ON MEDAL

Indian weightlifter Ajay Singh missed out on a medal by a whisker within the males’s 81kg weightlifting finals of the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Singh placed on an excellent effort in the course of the snatch spherical, however couldn’t fairly maintain on to the highest spot. He was in medal competition for a big period of time earlier than falling brief.

LAWN BOWLS: WOMEN’S FOURS TEAM ASSURED OF MEDAL FINISH

The girls’s fours workforce of Lovely Choubey, Pinki, Nayanmoni Saikia and Rupa Rani Tirkey assured India of a historic medal in Lawn Bowls after they reached the ultimate of the competitors.

India will face South Africa within the gold medal match on Tuesday, August 2.

TABLE TENNIS: DEFENDING CHAMPIONS REACH FINAL

The Indian males’s desk tennis workforce have an opportunity of retaining their crown as they defeated Nigeria within the semifinals on Monday.

Achanta Kamal, Sathyan Gnanasekaran had been in advantageous kind on the day and the workforce will face Singapore within the ultimate on 2nd August.

BADMINTON: INDIA REACH FINAL

Defending champions India placed on a present in opposition to Singapore within the semi-final of the blended workforce badminton occasion as they secured a 3-0 win to e book their spot within the ultimate of the occasion on Tuesday.

India can be going through the Malaysian workforce within the all-important ultimate because the Indian contingent will look to defend their crown.

SQUASH: SOURAV GHOSAL INTO SEMIS

India’s ace squash participant Saurav Ghosal entered the semis of the lads’s squash singles as he defeated Scotland’s Greg Lobban on Monday.

Ghosal, who’s ranked fifteenth within the males’s division, will now have the prospect to make sure that India will win a medal within the occasion.

SQUASH: CHINAPPA CRASHES OUT

While Ghosal progressed, Joshna Chinappa was sadly knocked out within the quarterfinals stage of the squash girls’s singles on Monday.

Chinappa misplaced the match by a margin of 3-0 to Canada’s Hollie Naughton, who was too sturdy for the Indian star on the day.

BOXING: HUSSAMUDIN JOINS PANGHAL IN QUARTERS

India’s Mohammed Hussamudin turned the second boxer on Monday to qualify for the quarterfinals of boxing, after Amit Panghal.

Panghal had secured his spot within the quarters earlier within the day with a win over Namri Berri of Vanuatu through a unanimous verdict.

Hussamudin had defeated Salim Hossain of Bangladesh by unanimous choice (5-0) of their spherical of 16 bout.

HOCKEY: INDIA HELD TO A DRAW BY ENGLAND

Hosts England staged an unbelievable comeback to stun India to safe a 4-4 draw on Monday. The Indian workforce had taken a 3-0 lead however three yellow playing cards all through the sport got here again to chew them because the English gamers used their man benefit to full impact.

India will face Canada subsequent on third August.

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