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Wrestlers Dominate as Vinesh Phogat, Ravi Dahiya, Naveen Win Gold; Avinash Sable and Priyanka Goswami Get Silver

Ravi Kumar Dahiya, star girl grappler Vinesh Phogat and 19-year-old wrestler Naveen claimed gold medals, with Pooja Gehlot (50kg), Pooja Sihag (76kg) and Deepak Nehra (97kg) getting bronze medals to assist India reach profitable medals in all 12 classes.

Avinash Sable received silver within the males’s 3000m steeplechase, a race which has historically seen three Kenyans on the rostrum. Sensational Sable was at it once more with a private finest time of 8:11:20 minutes to set the Alexander Stadium alight. Kenyan Abraham Kibiwot cliched gold with 8:11:15.

Also profitable silver was Priyanka Goswami within the ladies’s 10k stroll, additionally with a private finest time of 43:38:83 minutes. Australian Jemima Montang received gold with 42:34:30 minutes.

India received their second Lawn Bowls medal of the Games, this time a silver within the Men’s Fours after the historic gold within the Women’s Fours. Dinesh Kumar, Chandan Kumar Singh, Navneet Singh and Sunil Bahadur went down 5-18 to the Northern Ireland quartet of Sam Barkely, Adam McKeown, Ian McClure and Martin McHugh after 14-ends.

Jaismine Lamboria, Rohit Tokas and Mohd Hssamuddin added bronze medals to India’s medal tally as Nikhat Zareen, Nitu, Amit Panghal and Sagar stormed into the finals of their respective classes.


India eked out a hard-fought 3-2 win over South Africa to qualify for the lads’s hockey remaining as Abhishek (twentieth minute), Mandeep Singh (twenty eighth) and Jugraj Singh (58th) scored for India, whereas South Africa’s targets got here from the sticks of Ryan Julius (thirty third) and Mustapha Cassiem (59th).

The Indian ladies’s cricket crew ensured that they arrive away with a medal from the self-discipline’s first look on the Games, beating England within the semi-finals by 4 runs. Smriti Mandhana starred with a 61 in India’s whole of 164 in 20 overs. In reply, England completed with 160 for six after their allotted 20 overs, with as many as three run-outs of their innings.

Dutee Chand, Hima Das, Srabani Nanda and Simi additionally made it via to the ultimate of the ladies’s 4*400 relay after they completed second within the semis to Jamaica with a time of 44.45 secs.

In Squash, Abhay Singh and Velavan Senthilkumar went right down to Ng Yow and Yuen Wern of Malaysia 8-11, 8-11 within the males’s doubles quarters.

World champions Saurav Ghosal and Deepika Pallikal additionally misplaced within the semis. Joelle King and Paul Coll of New Zealand beat them 11-7, 11-4.

Sharath Kamal continued his sensational run to achieve the finals of each the lads’s and blended doubles occasions.He first paired up with G Sathiyan to beat the Australian pair of Nicholas Lum and Finn Luu 3-2 (11-9, 11-8, September 11, 12-14, 11-7).

Sharath then mixed with the younger Sreeja Akula to enter the blended doubles remaining with a scorching 3-2 win over the Australian duo of Nicholas Lum and Minhyung Jee. The Indian pair eked out a 11-9 11-8 September 11 12-14 11-7 win.

In the ladies’s singles too, Sreeja put up a very good present earlier than struggling a slender 3-4 defeat to Singapore’s Tianwei Feng. Akula misplaced 6-11 11-8 11-6 September 11 8-11 11-8 10-12 to Feng in a pulsating semifinal.

However, it was a disappointing finish to Manika Batra’s marketing campaign after she and her ladies’s doubles associate Diya Parag Chitale misplaced 1-3 towards Wales’ pairing of Charlotte Carey and Anna Hursey within the quarterfinals.

Earlier, Sharath and Sathiyan progressed to the semifinals of the lads’s singles occasion.

While Sharath made quick work of Singapore participant Yong Izaac Quek 4-0 (11-6 11-7 11-4 11-7), Sathiyan was stretched in his 4-2 (11-5 11-7 11-5 8-11 10-12 11-9) win by England’s Sam Walker.

However, it was curtains for Sanil Shetty, who squandered a one-game result in go right down to dwelling favorite Liam Pitchford 1-4 (11-9 6-11 8-11 8-11 4-11).

In the ladies’s doubles, each Indian pairs — Sreeja Akul and Reeth Tennison, and Manika Batra and Diya Chitale — received their spherical of 16 matches. Akula and Tennnison defeated Chloe Anna Thomas Wu Zhang and Lara Whitton of Wales 11-7 11-4 11-3. Batra and Chitale beat Mauritian pair Jalim Nandeshwaree and Oumehani Hosenally 11-5 11-5 11-3.

Lakshya Sen recorded one other comfy win however double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth needed to work onerous to enter the badminton semi-finals. The males’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, who had claimed a silver in 2018, additionally moved into the semifinals as did the younger ladies’s mixture of Gayatri Gopichand and Treesa Jolly.

World quantity 10 Sen beat Mauritius’ Julien Georges Paul 21-12 21-11 after Sindhu and Srikanth struggled previous Malaysia’s Goh Wei Jin and England’s Toby Penty in ladies’s and males’s singles quarterfinals to remain heading in the right direction for a person CWG medal.

A former world champion, Sindhu, who had received a bronze and silver within the final two editions, registered a come-from-behind 19-21 21-14 21-18 win over Goh, ranked sixtieth, to enter her third successive semifinals on the CWG.

World championships silver medallist Srikanth, too, was removed from convincing throughout his 21-19 21-17 win over the left-handed Penty, ranked 54th on the planet.

Satwik and Chirag, ranked seventh on the planet, prevailed 21-19 21-11 over Australia’s Jacob Schueler and Nathan Tang, whereas Gayatri and Treesa beat Jamaica’s Katherine Jam and Tahila Richarson 21-8 21-6 in one other lop-sided contest.

India suffered a reverse within the ladies’s singles Badminton when Akarshi Kashyap went right down to the skilled Scot Kirsty Gilmour 0-2. Kirsty received 21-10, 21-7.

Singapore’s Feng Tianwei put paid to Sreeja Akula’s hopes of reaching the ladies’s remaining with 4-3 victory over the Indian. The scores learn 11-6, 8-11, 6-11, 11-9, 11-8, 8-11, 12-10 within the Singaporean’s favour.

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