CWG 2022: Bad News For India In Powerlifting, Manpreet And Sakina Missed Out On Medals In Women Lightweight Final
CWG 2022: India's Manpreet Kaur and Sakina Khatoon missed out...
CWG 2022: India’s Manpreet Kaur and Sakina Khatoon missed out on medals by finishing fourth and fifth in the women’s lightweight finals of the powerlifting event. Manpreet lifted 87 kg in her first attempt and 88 kg in her second attempt but failed to lift 90 kg in her third attempt. Manpreet got 89.6 marks. On the other hand, Sakina failed to lift 90 kg in the first attempt but she lifted this weight in the second attempt. His third attempt of 93kg failed. He got 87.5 marks.
Jo Newson of England won the gold medal with a best effort of 101kg scoring 102.2 points. Her compatriot Olivia Broome won the silver medal with a best effort of 111kg, scoring 100 points.
Helen Wavira Kariyuki of Kenya won the bronze medal with a best effort of 97kg with a score of 98.5. Weight lifting in powerlifting gives points according to the weight of the body. For lifting the same weight, the physically underweight player will get more points than the other.
Indian men’s hockey team reached the semi-finals
In the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Indian men’s hockey team defeated Wales 4-1 in their last group match. With this victory, the Indian team reached the semi-finals. The Indian team has entered the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games for the fifth time. Earlier, Team India had reached the semi-finals of the 1998, 2010, 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games. At the same time, in 2010 and 2014, the Indian team also reached the finals.
To reach the semi-finals, the Indian hockey team had to win this match at any cost. India’s Harmanpreet scored three goals in this match against Wales. He scored a hat-trick for the second time in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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