- India got 2 historic medals on the 7th day, 6 medals confirmed
- India also got victory in badminton and table tennis
- Hima Das and Manju Bala also showed in athletics
CWG 2022, Day 7 India Highlights: Seven days of the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham have been completed and India has so far won 20 medals. Apart from 6 gold, 7-7 silver and bronze medals have come in India’s bag so far. Apart from this, 6 medals have also been confirmed for India in boxing on the seventh day. If we look at the results of the seventh day, then India has won on this day in many competitions from hockey to badminton. Let us know one by one how was the 7th day?
Sudhir’s Historic Gold
The end of the seventh day was pleasant for India and a gold medal was increased in India’s bag. Para powerlifter Sudhir created history by winning the sixth gold medal of these games for India. Earlier, three golds were won by India in weightlifting, one women’s lawn ball team and one men’s table tennis team.
Sreeshankar made a historic jump
Indian athlete Murali Sreeshankar created history by winning a silver medal in the men’s long jump event of the Commonwealth Games athletics event. He became the first Indian male player to win a medal in this event.
The Indian men’s hockey team defeated Wales 4-1 to seal their place in the semi-finals. In the match against Wales, Harmanpreet Singh scored a hat-trick of goals while Gurjant Singh scored the fourth goal.
- India’s Akarshi Kashyap defeated Shehzad Mahur of Pakistan 22-20, 8-1 in the Badminton Women’s Singles Round of 32. Pakistani shuttler Mahur could not complete the second game due to injury, so Akarshi was declared the winner 2-0.
- India’s star female shuttler PV Sindhu has started with a win in the women’s singles. She defeated Fatima Nabaha of Maldives 21-4, 21-11 in round of 32.
- Kidambi Srikanth has won his round of 32 match in men’s singles in straight games. The Indian shuttler defeated Daniel Vanagalia of Uganda 21-9, 21-9 in this match.
6 medals confirmed in boxing
Indian boxers ensured three more medals for India in the quarterfinals held on Thursday. The boxers who made it to the semi-finals on the seventh day of the Games are Amit Panghal, Jasmine Lamboria and Sagar. Prior to these three boxers, Indian women’s boxer Nikhat Zareen in the 50 kg category and Neetu Ghanghas and Mohammad Sahmuddin also made it to the semi-finals of their respective categories in the quarterfinals.
- Indian women’s hammer thrower Manju Bala has qualified for the finals. She finished 11th in the qualifying round with a distance of 59.68m.
- India’s star sprinter Hima Das qualified for the semi-finals by clocking 23.42s in her heats in the 200m event of the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.
- India’s Sreeja Akula defeated Malaysia’s Karel Lynn 12-10, 12-10, 4-11, 11-8 in the women’s singles round of 32.
- India’s Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula defeated Owen Cathcart and Sophie Early of Northern Ireland 11-7, 11-8, 11-9 in the mixed doubles round of 32.