Commonwealth Games 2022, Indian results on Day 3: Achinta Sheuli, Jeremy win gold in weightlifting; India bags six medals

India clinched two gold medals on Day 3 of CWG 2022 to take its tally to six medals.

Here is a look at all Indian results from the third day of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Here is a look at all Indian results from the third day of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. | Photo Credit:

India clinched two gold medals on Day 3 of CWG 2022 to take its tally to six medals.

Here are all the Indian results from Day 3 (July 31) of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Weightlifting

  • ⦿ Achinta Sheuli won the gold in Men’s 73kg class with a combined weight of 313kg.
  • ⦿ Jeremy Lalrinnunga won the gold in the men’s 67 kg category with a total weight of 300 kg.
  • ⦿ Popy Hazarika ends with a total of 183kg in the women’s 59kg category, finishing seventh.

Hockey

The Indian men’s team began its campaign in emphatic fashion, thrashing Ghana 11-0 in its Group B opener.

Boxing

  • ⦿ Sumit lost his Men’s Middleweight Round of 16 bout 5-0 to Callum Peters of Australia.
  • ⦿ Nikhat Zareen qualified for the quarterfinals in the Women’s Light Fyweight category, beating Helena Bagao of Mozambique by RSC (Referee Stops Contest).
  • ⦿ Shiva Thapa, a medal favourite for India, lost his Round of 16 bout to Scotland’s Reese Lynch.

Swimming

  • ⦿ Srihari Nataraj qualified for the 50m backstroke final with a timing of 25.38s, finishing 8th in the semifinal.
  • ⦿ India’s Sajan Prakash finished fourth in his heat with a timing of 1:58.99s in the men’s 200m butterfly event.
  • ⦿ Sajan then won a swim-off against Australia’s Kieren Pollard and became the first reserve for final.

Squash

  • ⦿ Saurav Ghosal beat Canada’s David Baillargeon 3-0 to enter the quarterfinals. The final score was 6-11, 2-11, 6-11.
  • ⦿ Joshana Chinappa won her Round of 16 match 3-1 againt New Zealand’s Kaitlyn Watts. The final score of the match was 11-8 9-11 11-4 11-6. She will face Canada’s Hollie Naughton in the quarterfinal.

Table Tennis

India men’s table tennis team beats Bangaldesh 3-0 to reach the semifinal, where it will face Nigeria.

Cricket

The Indian Women’s team thrashed Pakistan Women by eight wickets in a Group A fixture.

Artistic Gymnastics

Yogeshwar Singh finished 15th with a total of 74.7 in the Men’s All-Around Final.

Triathlon and Para Triathlon

India (Adarsh, Pragnya Mohan, Vishwanath Yadav, Sanjana Joshi) finished 10th in the Mixed Team Relay Final in 1:31.43.

Cycling

  • ⦿ Vishavjeet Singh did not finish his Men’s 15km Scratch Race Finals. He had finished fifth in his Heat to qualify for the final.
  • ⦿ Ronaldo Laitonjam lost his Men’s Sprint 1/8 Finals. He had qualified for the event after finishing 13th in the qualification round in 10.012. His compatriots David Beckham and Esow failed to qualify for the next round, finishing 18th and 23rd, respectively, in the qualification round.

Badminton

India beat South Africa 3-0 to reach the semifinal of the Mixed Team event. Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa won their Mixed Doubles fixture 2-0 before Lakshya Sen and Aakarshi Kashyap blanked their opponents in the Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles, respectively.

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