India’s medal hunt continued on Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games 2022 at Birmingham as Indian athletes in judo, weightlifting, squash and men’s high jump grabbed the spotlight with their outstanding performances on Wednesday. So far, it has been a satisfactory outing for the judokas as they won a total of three medals for India since the inception of CWG 2022.
With 18 medals, India stands at seventh position in the CWG ranking behind Australia, England, Canada, New Zealand, Scotland, and South Africa. On Day 6, India put together a good fight to win five medals. Judoka Tulika Maan claimed a silver medal in the women’s +78 kg category while weightlifters Lovepreet Singh and Gurdeep Singh settle for bronze in the men’s 109 kg and 109+ kg categories, respectively.
By clearing 2.22 metres in the men’s high jump, Tejaswin Shakar shone with a historic bronze while Saurav Ghosal bagged a maiden CWG medal in men’s singles squash. Saurav made a podium finish with a bronze medal.
Meanwhile, World Champions Nikhat Zareen sparkled with another tremendous show as she entered the semifinals of the women’s 50 kg (light-flyweight) category.
Here’s A Full List Of Medallists:
Gold: Weightlifting, Women’s 49 kg – Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, Weightlifting, Men’s 67 kg – Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Weightlifting, Men’s 73 kg – Achinta Sheuli; Lawn Bowls, Women’s Fours – Lovely Choubey, Rupa Rani Tirkey, Pinki and Nayanmoni Saikia; Men’s Team Table Tennis – Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty, Sharath Achanta, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran.
Silver: Weightlifting, Men’s 55 kg – Sanket Sargar, Weightlifting, Women’s 55 kg – Bindyarani Sorokhaibam, Judo, Women’s 48 kg – Shushila Likmabam; Weightlifting, Men’s 96 kg – Vikas Thakur; Badminton, Mixed Team – Srikanth Kidambi, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, B Sumeeth Reddy, Lakshya Sen, Chirag Shetty, Gayathri Gopichand, Treesa Jolly, Aakarshi Kashyap, Ashwini Ponnappa, PV Sindhu; Judo, Women’s +78 kg – Tulika Maan.
Bronze: Weightlifting, Men’s 61 kg – Gururaja Poojary, Judo, Men’s 60 kg – Vijay Kumar Yadav, Weightlifting, Women’s 71 kg – Harjinder Kaur; Weighlifting, Men’s 109 kg – Lovepreet Singh; Squash, Men’s Singles – Saurav Ghosal; Weighlifting, Men’s 109+ kg – Gurdeep Singh, Men’s High Jump – Tejaswin Shankar.