CWG 2022 Live: Wrestler Bajrang Punia is in semi-finals.© Twitter
CWG 2022 Day 8 Live Updates: Indian wrestlers – Bajrang Punia (men’s 65kg), Sakshi Malik (women’s 62kg), Anshu Malik (women’s 57kg) and Deepak Punia (men’s 86kg) – have entered the final of their respective weight categories. Another wrestler Divya Kakran will play for bronze in women’s 68kg. Indian badminton star PV Sindhu has entered the women’s singles quarter-finals while Kidambi Srikanth has entered the quarter-finals of men’s singles. Bhavinaben Patel reached the final of the women’s singles para table tennis classes 3-5. Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran reached the quarterfinals of the table tennis mixed doubles event.The Indian pair defeated the Nigerian duo of Ojomu Ajoke and Omotayo Olajide in straight games. Another star TT player Achanta Sharath Kamal has enterd the Round of 16 in men’s singles.
later in the day, star sprinter Hima Das will also feature in the Women’s 200m semifinal. In badminton, PV Sindhu will be action in the women’s singles Round of 16 clash. Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will also be in action in the men’s doubles. On Thursday, Sudhir won a historic gold medal in the men’s heavyweight para powerlifting, while Murali Sreeshankar won a silver in the long jump.
Here are the LIVE Updates of the Commonwealth Games Day 8 from Birmingham
Wrestling: Divya Kakran stays in bronze medal contention!
Divya Kakra of India has defeated Cameroon’s Blandine Nyeh Ngiri in the women’s freestyle 68 kg repechage round 2. She will play the bronze medal match vs Tiger Lily Cocker Lemalie of Tonga.
Wrestling: Mohit Grewal loses in semi-final
India’s Mohit Grewal has lost his men’s freestyle 125kg semi-final match to Amarveer Dhesi of Canada.
Wrestling: Another medal assured! Deepak Punia enters final!
India’s Deepak Punia has defeated Alexander Moore of Canada in the men’s freestyle 86kg to advance to the final of the category.
Wrestling: Silver Assured For Bajrang Punia
Bajrang Punia has won his semi-final match vs George Ramm of England 10-0 to enter the final of men’s 65kg freestyle wrestling.
Wrestling: Sakshi Malik enters final
After Anshu Malik, Sakshi Malik has also entered the final of women’s freestyle wrestling. Sakshi’s category is 62kg. She defeated Berthe Emilienne Etane Ngolle of Cameroon in the semi-final.
Wrestling: Anshu Malik enters final
Anshu Malik has entered the final of women’s freestyle 57kg with a dominating win over Sri Lanka’s Nethmi Poruthotage.
Wrestling: Anshu and Sakshi’s SFs coming up
Anshu Malik will face Sri Lanka’s Nethmi Poruthotage in women’s 57kg semi-final
Sakshi Malik will face Cameroon’s Berthe Emilienne in women’s 62kg semi-final
Wrestling: Deepak Punia in SF
In Men’s Freestyle 86 kg – Quarter-Final, India’s Deepak Punia defeats Sierra Leone’s Sheku Kassegbama
Lawn Bowls: India men’s fours team enters semis!
India have defeated Canada 14-10 in the men’s fours quarter-final match. India’s team consisted of Sunil Bahadur, Navneet Singh, Chandan Kumar Singh and Dinesh Kumar.
Wrestling: Divya loses
In Women’s Freestyle 68 kg – Quarter-Final, India’s Divya Kakran loses to Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu
Badminton: PV Sindhu enters quarter-final!
PV Sindhu has defeated Husina Kobugabe of Uganda 21-10, 21-9 in the women’s singles round of 16 match.
Wrestling: Bajrang Punia enters semi-finals!
India’s Bajrang Punia defeated Jean Guyliane Joris Bandou of Mauritius in the men’s freestyle 65 kg match to advance to the semi-final.
Wrestling: Grewal in semis
In Men’s Freestyle 125 kg – Quarter-Final, India’s Mohit Grewal defeats Cyprus’s Alexios Kaouslidis
Badminton: PV Sindhu’s round of 16 match underway
PV Sindhu has won her first game 21-10 in the ongoing round of 16 badminton match vs Husina Kobugabe of Uganda in the women’s singles.
Wrestling: Sakshi Malik in Semis
In Women’s Freestyle 62 kg – Quarter-Final, India’s Sakshi Malik defeats England’s Kelsey Barnes
Wrestling: Anshu Malik in semi-finals
India’s Anshu Malik defeats Australia’s Irene Symeonidis in women’s freestyle 57 kg quarter-final
Table tennis: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran enters pre-quarters
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran of India defeated Paul McCreery of Northern Ireland 11-9, 11-9, 12-10, 13-11. He thus advanced to the pre-quarters of men’s table tennis singles.
Lawn Bowls: India in comfortable position
In Men’s Fours – Quarter-Final, India are leading Canada 14-8 after 13 ends
TT: Sanil Shetty in Round of 16
In Men’s Singles Round of 32, India’s Sanil Shetty defeats Ghana’s Derek Abrefa 4-0
Wrestling: Anshu Malik up Next
In Women’s Freestyle 57 kg – Quarter-Final, India’s Anshu Malik will face Australia’s Irene Symeonidis
Wrestling action resumes
Earlier, in wrestling, only five bouts could be completed when a speaker, used to relay announcement, fell near one of the mat chairmen, raising a safety issue at the Ceventary stadium and arena on the opening day of the wrestling competitions.
The action has resumed now
Lawn Bowls: India on top
In lawn bowls men’s fours quarter-final, India are leading Canada 10-8 after 11 ends
Badminton: Srikanth in QF
In Men’s Singles Round of 16 match, Kidambi Srikanth defeated Sri Lanka’s Dumindu Abeywickrama 21 – 9, 21 – 12 to enter quarter-finals
Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal Into Round Of 16
Sharath Kamal beat Australia’s Luu Finn 12-10, 11-8, 11-7, 11-6 in the men’s singles round of 32
Athletics: Ancy Crashes Out
Ancy Sojan fails to qualify for the women’s long jump final after finishing 13th with jump of 6.25.
Table Tennis: Manika Batra And Diya Parag Chitale In Quarter-Finals
The women’s doubles team of Manika Batra and Diya Parag Chitale has reached the quarter-finals with a straight-games win
Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran Also In Quarters
Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran became the second Indian team to reach the men’s doubles quarter-finals
Table Tennis: Harmeet Desai And Sanil Shetty In Quarter-Finals
The Indian men’s doubles team of Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shetty reached the quarter-finals with a 3-1 win over Australia
Athletics: Indian men’s 4 x 400m relay team reaches final
India create new Asian record in Men’s 4X400m Relay (Heat 2) clocking 3:00.25. They have qualified for the finals.
Table Tennis: Sreeja Akula Through To Quarter-Finals
Sreeja Akula beats Wales’s Charlotte Carey 8-11, 11-7, 12-14, 9-11, 11-4, 15-13, 12-10 to reach the table tennis women’s singles quarter-finals
Badminton: Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand win first game
Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand have won the first game 21-2 against Mauritius’s Jemimah Leung For Sang and Ganesha Mungrah in the badminton women’s doubles round of 16
Table Tennis: Reeth Tennison Knocked Out
Reeth Tennison loses to Singapore’s Tianwei Feng in the women’s singles round of 16
Athletics: Jyothi Yarraji Fails To Qualify From Heats
Jyothi Yarraji could not make it past the heats in women’s 100m hurdles. She clocked 13.18s
Table tennis: Manika Batra through to the quarter-finals
Star paddler Manika Batra is through to the quarter-finals in women’s singles. She beat Australia’s Minhyung Jee 11-4, 11-8, 11-6, 12-10 in her round of 16 match
Wrestling: Deepak Punia advances to the last 8
India’s Deepak Punia is through to the men’s freestyle 86kg quarter-finals.
Para Table Tennis: Sonalben loses in semi-final
India’s Sonalben Patel loses in women’s singles classes 3-5 semi-final in para table tennis. She will now fight for the bronze
Wrestling: Bajrang Punia reaches quarters
Bajrang Punia reached the quarterfinals of the men’s 65 kg wrestling after beating Nauru’s Lowe Bingham
Para Table Tennis: Raj Aravindan Alagar loses
India’s Raj Aravindan Alagar loses in men’s singles classes 3-5 semi-finals in para table tennis. He will play for the bronze medal
Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal and Akula Sreeja also reach the last 8
Achanta Sharath Kamal and Akula Sreeja also cruise to the last eight of the table tennis mixed doubles event. They defeated Malaysia’s Leeon Chee Feng and Ying Ho 3-1.
Table Tennis: Sathiyan & Manika are through to the next round
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran & Manika Batra are through to the quarterfinals after beating Nigerian mixed-doubles pair of Ojomu Ajoke and Omotayo Olajide
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