In judo, Tulika Mane won silver medal in 78 kg category
(Agency) The Indian team’s brilliant performance continues in Birmingham, Commonwealth Games. India has won a total of 16 medals so far. In which there are 5 gold, 6 silver and 5 bronze medals. It should be mentioned here that India’s best performance in the Commonwealth Games was in 2010. Tejaswin Shankar for securing India’s first medal ever for high jump at CWG
At that time it was organized in India. In which India won 39 gold medals. Apart from gold, India got 26 silver and 36 bronze medals. All together, a total of 101 medals were received. Indian players are also expected to perform well in the Commonwealth Games being played in Birmingham this time. As if shooting is not involved this time. While women’s T20 cricket has got a place in the Commonwealth Games.
72 countries have participated in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Meanwhile, the team is participating in 19 different sports. This time more than 1800 players from 72 countries have gathered in Birmingham. Three new sports namely women T20 cricket, 3×3 basketball and 3×3 wheelchair basketball have been given space.
India won another medal in weightlifting on Wednesday. In weightlifting, Indian team has won 10 medals, breaking its all-time record. Gurdeep Singh won the bronze medal for India. In athletics too, India has won its first Commonwealth Games medal.
The special feature of this medal is not that it is the first medal of these competitions in the 22nd Commonwealth Games but that India has never won a medal in the sport from which this medal came. Tejashwan Shankar won bronze medal for India in high jump.
National record holder Tejashwan Shankar cleared 2.22m in the athletics high jump to win the first bronze for the country. His season’s best is 2.27m while his personal best is 2.29m.
It may be mentioned here that Tejashwan Shankar was initially not named among the athletes selected for the Commonwealth Games but when the Delhi High Court intervened in the matter, the Athletics Federation of India sent him to Birmingham with the Commonwealth Games team and now he has created history.
In the medal tally, India was sixth on day six and now seventh. The first number is Australia with 46 gold medals, 38 silver and 39 bronze medals. While England is in second place with 39 gold medals, Canada is in third place with 16 gold, New Zealand is in fourth place with 16 gold and a total of 36 medals, while Scotland is in fifth place with 7 gold medals.
India has got one more silver medal in Commonwealth Games-2022. Indian judoka Tulika Mane has won silver medal in judo 78 kg category. This is India’s second silver and a bronze medal in the judo event and third in total. So today India has captured two bronze and one silver medal. With this, India’s total number of medals has reached 16. Earlier Sushila Devi won silver and Vijay Kumar Yadav bronze medal in judo.
India’s star squash player Sourav Ghosal has won the bronze medal by defeating England’s player. With this, Saurav Ghoshal has also created history. He became the first Indian to win a medal in the squash singles event at the Commonwealth Games. Saurav Ghosal defeated England’s James Willstrop 11-6, 11-1, 11-4 in the bronze medal match.
Three more medals have been secured for India at the Commonwealth Games. Three boxers from India have reached the semi-finals. Indian Boxer Mohammad Hussamuddin has got a place in the semis by performing brilliantly. Female boxer Neetu Dhandhas has secured a place in the semi-finals of the 48 kg category. Another young boxer from India, Nikhar Zari, has also entered the semis and secured a medal.