CWG 2022: Indian weightlifter Punam Yadav.© Twitter
Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 5 Live Updates: After a good fourth day, India will eye history as they chase a lawn bowls gold in the women’s fours event on the fifth day. They will face South Africa in the final. Also, weightlifter Punam Yadav will be in action in India’s first medal event of the day. India will aim to increase their gold medal tally as the Indian men’s 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. In boxing, Rohit Tokas will play his welterweight round of 16. In swimming, Srihari Nataraj will hope to reach the final of the men’s 200m backstroke.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
.. And another special message for M Sreeshankar
All the best Champ
— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) August 2, 2022
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
Hello everyone, welcome to this space. After a good fourth day from India’s perspective, the Commonwealth Games moves to its fifth day of action. You will get all the live updates and scores related to different disciplines here. Stay connected!
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