CWG 2022 Live, Day 6: India Win 5 Medals, Move to 7th in Standings

CWG 2022, Day 6 Live: Live Updates from Day 6 of Commonwealth Games 2022

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CWG 2022 Live, Day 6: India Win 5 Medals, Move to 7th in Standings
  • India won five medals on Day 6 of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

  • Judoka Tulika Maan won a silver medal after losing her gold medal match.

  • Weightlifters Lovepreet Singh, Gurepreet Singh and squash player Saurav Ghosal along with high-jumper Tejaswin Shankar all won bronze medals.

  • Boxers Nikhat Zareen, Nitu Ganghas and Mohammad Hussamuddin are assured medals after winning their quarterfinal bouts.

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2:10 AM , 04 Aug

Commonwealth Games Day 6 Live: Cricket Team Enter Semis

Harmanpreet Kaur's Indian women's cricket team has qualified for the semi-final with a 100-run win over Barbados.

India were put into bat first and opener Shafali Verma hit a 26-ball 43 while Jemimah Rodrigues scored a half century as the team scored 162/4 in their 20 overs. During the chase, Renuka Singh picked up 4 wickets, and conceded just 10 runs as Barbados were restricted to 62/8. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur, Sneh Rana, Meghna Singh and Radha Yadav chipped in with a wicket apiece. Kyshona Knight was the top-scorer for Barbados with 16 while Shakera Selman made 12. Seven of their batters failed to reach double-digit figures.

India will next play New Zealand in the semi-final on Saturday.

1:29 AM , 04 Aug

Commonwealth Games Day 6 Live: Tejaswin Bags Bronze

Probably had the hardest of routes to the Commonwealth Games, among all of India's 200+ athletes, but Tejaswin Shankar has ensured redemption is his by winning the bronze medal in the men's high jump.

The national record holder cleared 2.22m for his first CWG medal.

Hamish Kerr of New Zealand won the gold while Australia's Brandon Starc clinched the silver. Both cleared 2.25m but could not soar over 2.28m however, the Kiwi won the gold on count back.

1:18 AM , 04 Aug

Commonwealth Games Day 6 Live: Lovlina Defeated in Quarter-Final

Lovlina Borgohain has lost her 70kg quarter-final bout to Rosie Eccles of Wales by split decision.

Leading by a slight margin after the opening two rounds, the 24-year-old Tokyo bronze medallist went down via 2-3 split decision to the 2018 CWG silver medallist.

Birmingham: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain looks on as Eccles Rosie of Wales is declared the winner during their 2022 CWG bout.

(Photo: PTI)

12:54 AM , 04 Aug

Commonwealth Games Day 6 Live: Gurdeep Singh Wins Bronze

Pakistan's Muhammad Nooh Dastgir Butt broke the clean and jerk CWG record record set by Gudeep just a while back and has now set the record at 232kg, to bag the gold medal in the 109+kg final. His total lift was 405kg, also a CWG record.

David Liti of New Zealand has won the silver with a total lift of 394kg and Gurdeep bagged the bronze with 390kg.

With Gurdeep's bronze, India has ended its weightlifting campaign with 10 medals - three gold, three silver and four bronze.

Indian weightlifter Gurdeep Singh with the bronze medal at the 2022 CWG.

(Photo: PTI)

Published: 03 Aug 2022, 10:00 AM IST
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