Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 6 Highlights: Historic Bronze Medals In Squash And High Jump, Silver In Judo | Commonwealth Games News

CWG 2022: High-jumper Tejaswin Shankar won the bronze medal.© Twitter

Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 6 Highlights: It has been a great day for India at the CWG 2022 yet again. Judoka Tulika Maan won a silver medal in judo after going down to Scotland’s Sarah Adlington the +78kg final. In the men’s singles squash, Saurav Ghosal defeated England’s James Willstrop to win India’s first singles medal in the sport at the CWG. In athletics, high-jumper Tejaswin Shankar took home the bronze medal. This is the first high jump medal by an Indian at the CWG. In weightlifting, Lovepreet Singh and Gurdeep Singh bagged a bronze medal each in men’s 109kg and 109+ kg categories respectively. Boxers Nikhat Zareen (50kg), Nitu Ganghas (women’s 48kg) and Hussam Uddin Mohammed (men’s 57kg) advanced to the semi-finals to assure India of three more medals. However, Olympic medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain lost her light middle weight quarter-final while Ashish Kumar loses in the men’s light heavyweight quarter-final.

The Indian women’s cricket team defeated Barbados to enter semi-finals. In hockey, the Indian women’s team progressed into the semi-finals with a 3-2 win over Canada in their last Pool A match. Also, the Indian men’s hockey team registered a dominating 8-0 win against Canada in a Men’s Pool B match. In round 2 of the lawn bowls, Indian women’s pair of Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia won their match 23-6, while Mridul Borgohain registered a superb 21-5 win in his men’s singles match. In women’s weightlifting 87+ kg category, Purnima Pandey finished sixth with a combined best lift of 228kg.

Here are the Highlights from Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games, straight from Birmingham

  • 02:41 (IST)

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  • 02:32 (IST)

    Boxing: Ashish Kumar Loses

    This has been an intense contest. It was a special fight and Ashish Kumar goes down by a split decision.

  • 02:27 (IST)

    Boxing: The third round to decide the outcome

    Ashish and the England boxer are equal on points! It’s the final round which will decide the outcome of the contest!

  • 02:24 (IST)

    Boxing: Ashish Kumars bout is going on

    He took the first round via split decision!

  • 02:10 (IST)

    Boxing: Ashish Kumar’s fight coming up

    In the final event of the day boxer Ashish Kumar will play in the men’s light heavyweight quarter-final against England’s Aaron Bowen

  • 01:48 (IST)

    Athletics: Tejaswin Shankar is the hero today

    He became the first Indian high0jumper to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games. An absolute star!

  • 01:47 (IST)

    Athletics: Manpreet Kaur finishes last

    In Women’s Shot Put – Final, Manpreet Kaur finishes last among 12 competitors with a best throw of 15.59m

  • 01:47 (IST)

    Boxing: Lovlina loses

    In a massive upset, boxer Lovlina Borgohain lost to Wales’ Rosie Eccles in women’s light middle weight quarter-final. This is a shocking result.

  • 01:15 (IST)

    Boxing: Lovlina in action

    The first round went to the Indian. The second was also won by her but via split decision. The third round is going to be crucial

  • 01:07 (IST)

    Swimming: Page and Rawat finish at he bottom

    In 1500m freestyle final, Advait Page finishes seventh and Kushagra Rawat eighth

  • 01:00 (IST)

    High jump: Shankar in top form

    He has cleared 2.22m too. he is in running for a medal here!

  • 00:55 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Gurdeep Singh wins bronze

    Gurddep Singh lifts 223 kg in his final attempt. He takes home bronze with a combined lift of 390kg

  • 00:39 (IST)

    High jump: Tejaswin Shankar clear 2.19m too

    The Indian is doing brilliant as he has cleared 2.19m too.

  • 00:35 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Gurdeep Singh in lead

    The Indian lifts 207kg in his first attempt in clean and jerk. His best combined lift is 374kg – which has taken him to the top of the field.

  • 00:26 (IST)

    Lot more action coming up

    Here are the athletics action featuring Indians today

    Women’s Shot Put final – Manpreet Kaur (12.35 am on Thursday)

    Men’s Discus Throw Final – Aneesh Kumar Surendran Pillai, Devendra Gahlot, Devender Kumar (1:15 am IST on Thursday)

  • 00:18 (IST)

    High jump: Shankar in grea form

    He has successfully crossed the 2:15m mark too.

  • 00:13 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Gurdeep Singh is aiming for a medal

    He will attempt to lift 210kf in clean and jerk.

  • 23:54 (IST)

    Athletics: Tejashwin Shankar in action

    Shankar in joint lead after a successful first attempt of 2.10m

  • 23:48 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Gurdeep Singh in action

    In Men’s 109+ kg Final, Gurdeep Singh is joint third now after a best lift of 167kg in snatch so far

  • 23:36 (IST)

    Boxing: Nikhat Zareen reaches the semifinals

    Nikhat Zareen advances to the semi-finals of the women’s light fly weight boxing. She defeats Wales’ Helen Jones to advance

  • 23:33 (IST)

    Judo: Tulika loses

    The Scottish judoka was too good for Tulika! She enforced an ippon to take home gold. The Indian has to be satisfied with a silver.

  • 23:31 (IST)

    Boxing: Nikhat takes the second round

    Nikhat Zareen takes the second game by a unanimous in the women’s boxing light fly quarterfinal against Wales’s Helen Jones.

  • 23:27 (IST)

    Boxing: Nikhat takes the first round.

    Nikhat Zareen takes the first round against Wales’ Helen Jones after a unanimous decision.

  • 23:22 (IST)

    Judo: Tuilka’s final starts

    The Indian is facing Scotland’s Sarah Adlington

  • 23:21 (IST)

    Boxing: India’s Nikhat Zareen will fight soon

    Nikhat Zareen will face Wales’ Helen Jones in women’s light fly weight quarter-final. She will be assured of a medal if she wins the bout

  • 23:05 (IST)

    Squash: Ghosal’s feat

    Saurav Ghosal created history on Wednesday as he won India’s first ever singles medal in squash

  • 23:00 (IST)

    Judo: All eyes on Tulika

    After Saurav’s historic feat, the Indian fans would hope Tulika to bring home the gold medal.

  • 22:49 (IST)

    Squash: Ghosal has made history!

    At 35 years of age, Ghosal has won his maiden singles CWG medal with a commanding win over James Willstrop

  • 22:42 (IST)

    Squash: Ghosal leads in third game too

    Ghosal is leading 7-3. He is bulldozing his way to a maiden singles medal at the CWG

  • 22:32 (IST)

    Squash: Ghosal takes the second game too

    The Indian is on fire. He wins the second game 11-1. He is just one game away from a bronze medal

  • 22:23 (IST)

    Squash: Ghosal Wins First Game

    Saurav Ghosal takes the first game 11-6 against James Willstrop in the table tennis men’s singles bronze medal match

  • 22:19 (IST)

    Judo: Tulik Maan’s final match will start in about 15 minutes

    It is going to be a huge opportunity for the judoka in the women’s judo +78 kg final

  • 22:16 (IST)

    Squash: Ghosal in lead

    Saurav Ghosla has taken an early 603 lead against James Willstrop

  • 22:00 (IST)

    Squash: Ghosal’s match has started!

    The whole of India will be cheering for Ghosal to win a bronze medal

  • 21:38 (IST)

    Judo: The medal round matches have started

    the medal round matches have started. Tulika Man will play Scotland’s Sarah Adlington in the Women +78 kg – Final

  • 21:24 (IST)

    Squash: Saurav Ghoshal’s match coming up

    Saurab Ghosal will face England’s James Willstrop in the bronze medal match. In the 2018 CWG, Ghosal won silver in mixed doubles

  • 21:02 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Purnima finishes 6th

    With a combined best lift of 228kg, the Indian finishes sixth. England’s Emily Campbell took home the gold having lifted a Games record lift of 286kg.

  • 20:46 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Purnima fails in clean and jerk

    She falters in her second and third attempt and failed to lift 133kg. She will not finish on the podium.

  • 20:40 (IST)

    Weightlifting: Purnima lifts 125kg

    In her first attempt in clean and jerk, Purnima lifts 125 kg and is placed third now. her combined best lift is 128kg.

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