CWG 2022, Day 8: Medal Race in Wrestling; Men’s Fours Lawn Balls Team In Final

Birmingham [UK]Aug 6 (ANI): It was a stellar day for India in wrestling as they won medals including three gold in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022.

Indian athletes have so far won 26 medals – nine gold, eight silver and nine bronze – at the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Bajrang Punia successfully defended his title and won his second consecutive gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. While Deepak Punia bagged his first medal in CWG and won the gold medal in his bag. Sakshi Malik also put on her best and claimed the gold to add more to India’s tally.

Anshu Malik won the silver medal after losing in the final, while Divya Kakran and Mohit Grewal won the bronze medal in their respective categories.

India now won six medals in wrestling on Friday – three gold, one silver and two bronze.

The men’s lawn bowls force team assured a medal for India as they defeated England to reach the final. While the Indian women’s hockey team suffered a semi-final loss against Australia following a controversial decision by the referee following a low-level performance by the attackers in the penalty shootout.

Star Indian paddler Manika Batra’s women’s singles campaign came to an end after losing in the quarterfinals at CWG 2022. (ANI)

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