Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 5 Live Updates: IND 8-2 vs SA In Lawn Bowls Final, Athletics Action On | Commonwealth Games News

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Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 5 Live Updates: India are leading 8-2 against South Africa in lawn bowls women’s fours final. India are eyeing history as they chase a lawn bowls gold medal on the fifth day of CWG 2022. In Athletics, Murali Sreeshankar and Muhammed Anees Yahiya have qualified for the men’s long jump final. Star shot-putter Manpreet Kaur has qualified for the final too. Weightlifter Punam Yadav failed in her three clean and jerk lifts to return empty-handed from the women’s 76kg category. India will aim to increase their gold medal tally as the Indian badminton team faces Malaysia in the Mixed Team final in the evening. Also, the men’s table tennis team will face Singapore in the gold medal match. In squash, Saurav Ghosal will face New Zealand’s Paul Coll in the men’s singles semi-final. In artistic gymnastics, Satyajit Mondal will play in the men’s vault final and Saif Sadak Tamboli will be in action in the parallel bars finals.

Also, in action will be weightlifters Vikas Thakur (Men’s 96 kg) and Usha Bannaur NK (women’s 87 kg). In hockey, India will play England in a women’s Pool A match. In boxing, Rohit Tokas will play his welterweight round of 16 match. In men’s 200m backstroke, India’s Srihari Nataraj has come up with a timing of 2:00.84 and is placed ninth in the qualifying. He has not qualified for the final as of now and has been placed in the reserve list.

India have so far won three gold, three silver and bronze medals.

Here are the Live Updates from Day 5 of the Commonwealth Games, straight from Birmingham







  • 17:30 (IST)

    Know more about India’s Lawn bowls quartet

    The ‘leader’ of the pack, 38-year-old Lovely Choubey is a constable with Jharkhand Police while Rupa Rani Tirkey, who too is from Ranchi, works in the state sports department.

    Pinki, who picked up the sport accidentally during the 2010 CWG in Delhi, is a sports teacher with DPS R K Puram in New Delhi while Nayanmoni Saikia comes from a farming family in Assam and works in the state’s forest department.

  • 17:22 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls final: India 8-2 South Africa

    India were a tad lucky this time and that sees them clinch one more point and make it 8-2 vs South Africa in the lawn bowls women’s fours final after seven ends of throws.

  • 17:21 (IST)

    Athletics: Dutee Chand fails to progress

    Indian sprinter Dutee Chand finishes fourth with a timing of 11.55 in women’s 100m heat 5. She has failed to qualify further

  • 17:13 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls final: India consolidate lead vs South Africa

    This is a brilliant performance from India. They are dictating terms and the score is 7-2 now in their favour.

  • 17:07 (IST)

    Swimming: Indian duo in final

    Advait Page and Kushagra Rawat have qualified for men’s 1500m freestyle final. The former clocked 15:39.25 and the latter 15:47.77 to be seventh and eighth in the heats

  • 17:04 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls final: India extend lead vs South Africa

    India have now made it 4-2. They are going really well after five ends of throws.

  • 16:55 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls final: India lead vs South Africa

    This is a good comeback from India. They were trailing 1-2 at one stage but now they have improved to 3-2 in the lawn bowls women’s fours final.

  • 16:45 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls final: India level scores

    India gain a point to make it 2-2 vs South Africa after three ends of throws in the women’s fours lawn bowls final match.

  • 16:35 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls final: SA lead vs IND

    After two ends of throws, South Africa leads India 2-1.

  • 16:26 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India vs SA Final starts

    The Women’s Fours gold medal between South Africa and India has started

  • 16:00 (IST)

    Athletics: Manpreet Kaur in Women’s Shot Put final

    Manpreet Kaur has qualified for Women’s Shot Put final with a throw of 16.78m.

  • 15:56 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Punam Yadav out of medal contention

    She has failed in all three clean and jerk attempts in women’s 76kg weightlifting final. She even challenged the third attempt but the judges though otherwise.

  • 15:52 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Punam falters

    The Indian has not been able to able to lift in any of her attempts in the clean and jerk round

  • 15:47 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Nauru’s Maximina Uepa in lead

    Nauru’s Maximina Uepa lifted 115kg in her first attempt. Her combined lift is 211kg

  • 15:42 (IST)

    Athletics: Women’s Shot Put – Qualifying – going on

    India’s Manpreet Kaur is competing and she has thrown 16.68m

  • 15:32 (IST)

    Athletics: Men’s long jump qualifiers

    Muhammed Anees Yahiya has also qualified for the men’s long jump final with a best effort of 7.68m.

    Qualification Rules: Qualifying performance 8.00 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the Final

  • 15:25 (IST)

    Swimming: Nataraj in reserve list

    In men’s 200m backstroke, India’s Srihari Nataraj has come up with a timing of 2:00.84 and is placed ninth in the qualifying. He has not qualified for the final as of now and has been placed in the reserve list

  • 15:19 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Clean and jerk

    The clean and jerk round has started and Punam will lift 116kg in her first attempt on this round.

  • 15:12 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India lose to New Zealand in women’s pairs event

    India have lost their round 1 game of women’s pairs lawn bowls to New Zealand. The final scoreline was 18-9 in New Zealand’s favour.

  • 15:10 (IST)

    Athletics: Murali Sreeshankar in final

    In long jump, Murali Sreeshankar qualifies for the final with a huge jump of 8:05m.

    Qualification Rules: Qualifying performance 8.00 (Q) or at least 12 best performers (q) advance to the Final

  • 15:05 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Laylor leads field, Punam second

    Camada’s Maya Laylor lifts 100kg in her first attempt and is leading the field. Punam follows her closely in the second place with a 98kg lift.

  • 15:04 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Punam lifts 98kg!

    A flawless lift and Punam is back to leading the field again.

  • 14:56 (IST)

    Weightlifting update

    Nauru’s Maximina Uepa lifts 96kg to lead the field now. Punam will go for 98kg in her third attempt.

  • 14:53 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Punam lifts 95kg

    After failing to lift 95kg in her first attempt, the Indian successfully lifts 95kg to lead the field.

  • 14:49 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Nauru’s Uepa leads

    Nauru’s Maximina Uepa has lifted 94 kg in her second attempt in snatch as is currently leading the field.

  • 14:42 (IST)

    Weightlifting update

    Nauru’s Maximina Uepa and England’s Deborah Alawode have both lifted 90kg each in their first attempt.

  • 14:34 (IST)

    Weightlifting update

    So far, Wales’ Amy Salt is leading the field with a 86kg lift in snatch.

  • 14:21 (IST)

    Weightlifter: Event starts!

    Punam will be in action later. She will be going for gold. She is a two-time CWG medallist. She won bronze (63kg) in 2014 and silver (69kg) in 2018.

  • 14:12 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India trail New Zealand

    In Women’s Pairs – Section B – Round 1, India are trailing New Zealand 5-8.

  • 14:11 (IST)

    Weightlifting

    Punam Yadav will go for 95kg in her first attempt in snatch and 116kg in her first attempt in clean and jerk

  • 13:45 (IST)

    Weightlifting: India’s first medal event of the day

    India’s first medal event of the day is the women’s 76kg final which involves Punam Yadav. She is a former CWG medallist

  • 13:10 (IST)

    Lawn Bowls: India’s women’s pairs match underway

    The Women’s Pairs Section B Round 1 match between India and New Zealand has started. Stay connected for the live scores.

  • 12:36 (IST)

    What is India’s position in medals tally?

    India bagged a total of three medals, two bronze and a silver, on Day 4, and continued to hold the sixth spot. India now has a total of 9 medals, including three gold. Australia tops the chart while England and New Zealand follow it at the second and third spots, respectively. Have a quick look at the medal tallly HERE.

  • 12:29 (IST)

    Heartfelt wishes for Murali Sreeshankar

    India’s Murali Sreeshankar will be appearing in the long jump qualifier today. This event will start at 2:30 PM IST. Here are some hearfelt wishes for the India star ahead of his qualifier.

  • 12:21 (IST)

    India’s Day 5 schedule

    In case you want to have a quick look at India’s schedule on Day 5 before the actual action kicks off, GO HERE.

  • 12:18 (IST)

    Track and field events to start today

    Tuesday will mark the beginning of the track and field events in the ongoing Commonwealth Games. The likes of Indian long jumpers Murali Sreeshankar, Muhammed Anees Yahiya and discus thrower Seema Punia will be in action today. READ IN DETAIL

  • 12:14 (IST)

    When is India’s lawn bowls women’s fours final?

    India’s women’s fours lawn bowls final today. They will be playing against South Africa in the summit clash.

  • 12:09 (IST)

    Relive Day 4 action!

    In case you missed India’s performance on Day 4 of the ongoing Games, we have it all covered for you. Just CLICK HERE and relive the action!

  • 12:07 (IST)

    Day 4 highlights

    While India entered the final of the women’s fours lawn bowls event on Monday, the historic feat followed silver and bronze medals from judokas Shushila Devi Likmabam and Vijay Kumar Yadav, respectively. On the other hand, Harjinder Kaur won a bronze in women’s 71 kg weightlifting.

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