Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 8 Live Updates India Medals Tally CWG News
Commonwealth Games 2022: Today is the eighth day of the...
Commonwealth Games 2022: Today is the eighth day of the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. India has so far won 20 medals including 6 gold in the Commonwealth Games. India remains at the seventh position in the medal tally. A total of 17 gold medals are at stake on the eighth day. India will be eyeing to enter the top 5 of the medal tally by winning as many gold medals as possible today.
However, on Friday, Indian players are not participating in any gold medal event. But from today the wrestling matches are going to start in the Commonwealth Games. Wrestling is a very important event for India in the Commonwealth Games. On Friday, 6 Indian players will take part in wrestling matches. India expects the most from these players.
Indian players will be seen in different events from athletics to badminton, table tennis and knock out matches of lawn balls. Today will also be an important match for women’s hockey. In the semi-final match of hockey, the Indian team will face Australia.
Wrestling matches will start at 3 pm. India’s Mohit Grewal (men’s 125kg) will be the first to field. After this, India’s star wrestler Bajrang Punia (Men, 65kg) will compete. Anshu Malik (Women, 57kg) and Deepak Poonia (Men, 86kg) will bet in the category. Divya Kakran (Women, 68kg) and Sakshi Malik (Women, 62kg) will try their luck in the category.
Today is also important for India in terms of table tennis. The match between Sharad Kamal, Sreeja Akula (Mixed Doubles, Round of 16) will start at 2 pm. Simultaneously, from 2 pm onwards, Sathiyan Gananasekaran will take the field for Manika Batra (Mixed Doubles, Round of 16).
Today is going to be a very special day for India in hockey. India will face Australia in the women’s semi-final at 12.45 pm. If India is successful in winning this match, then its another medal will be confirmed.