CWG 2022, Day 4: Weightlifter Harjinder Wins Bronze, 2 Judokas Bag Medals
Live updates from Day 4 of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Judoka Shushila Devi won the silver medal in women's 48kg final, while Vijay Kumar Yadav won bronze medal in men's 60kg.
Weightlifter Harjinder Kaur won bronze medal in women's 71kg finals.
The Indian women's fours Lawn Bowls team is assured a medal after beating New Zealand in the semi-finals.
The badminton mixed team defeated Singapore to secure a spot in the final.
The men's table-tennis team defeated Nigeria in their semi-final contest to guarantee a medal.
Commonwealth Games Day 4 Live: Medal Guaranteed in Men’s Team T-T
The Indian’s men’s table tennis team has guaranteed a medal by qualifying for the final, beating Nigeria 3-0 in the semi-final contest. After the pair of Harmeet Desai and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran got the defending gold medallists into the lead, Sharath Kamal Achanta made it 2-0 for India by beating Quadri Aruna 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 15-13.
In a closely-contested third match, Gnanasekaran defeated Olajide Omotayo 11-9, 4-11, 11-6, 11-8 to confirm India’s place in the final, where they will take on Singapore. The match will start at 6 PM on August 2.
Commonwealth Games Day 4 Live: Harjinder Wins Bronze
Harjinder Kaur has won bronze medal in women’s 71kg weightlifting. The 25-year-old from Punjab started off with an unsuccessful first attempt in the snatch round, but was absolutely flawless from there onwards.
With the highest lift of 93kg, she was fourth after the snatch round. In the clean and jerk round, the 2021 Commonwealth Senior Championships silver medallist lifted 119kg in her third attempt, taking her total to 212kg (93kg + 119kg). With Nigeria's Joy Ogbonne Eze being unsuccessful in all of her clean and jerk attempts, the total proved to be enough to earn Harjinder a bronze medal.
Commonwealth Games Day 4 Live: Medal Confirmed For Harjinder
Nigerian lifter Joy Ogbonne Eze is unsuccessful in all of her three attempts in the clean and jerk round, meaning Harjinder Kaur becomes India's ninth medallist at the Commonwealth Games 2022.
We now wait for Sarah Davies' attempts to find out whether Harjinder will win a silver or a bronze medal.
Commonwealth Games Day 4 Live: Harjinder Lifts 119kg in Clean and Jerk
Harjinder Singh is successful in all of her attempts in the clean and jerk round. In her third attempt, she lifted 119kg to take her total to 212 kg (93kg + 119kg).
She is second in the standings as of now, but the top two lifters from the snatch round, Sarah Davies and Joy Ogbonne Eze are yet to complete their three attempts.
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