Day 9 of the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham ended as a historic one for the Indian contingent. Indian athletes shone brightly and bagged a total of 14 medals on the ninth day of the Birmingham Games. Wrestlers came up with another glorified outing for the Indian contingent.
Apart from this para table tennis Bhavina Patel also bagged a gold medal in the final of her category. Overall, Indian athletes ended the day with four gold medals alongside three silver titles and seven bronze medals. Along with the wrestlers and other athletes, the Indian men’s hockey team also made another time into the finals of the Commonwealth Games 2022.
Calculating the overall outings for India in the current edition of the Commonwealth Games, it has been the best day for South Asia’s strongest nation in the games. So, taking the discussion ahead, here we’ll have a look at all the results for India on the ninth day of the Birmingham meet.
Ravi Dahiya – Gold Medal – Men’s 57 kg
Vinesh Phogat – Gold Medal – Women’s 53 kg
Naveen Kumar – Gold Medal – Men’s 74 kg
Deepak Nehra – Bronze Medal
Pooja Gehlot – Bronze Medal
Pooja Sihag – Bronze Medal
Notably, Indian wrestlers have finished with six medals in the current and 22nd editions of the Commonwealth Games. They went on to break the 5 gold medal mark they achieved at Gold Coast 2018.
Indian women’s cricket team has made it to the finals of the women’s T20 cricket in the CWG 2022. Harmanpreet Kaur-led team India defeated the hosts England in the first semi-final with a close margin of only four runs in a nail-biting thriller.
Now, being assured of a medal, the women in blue will face the World Champion Australian team. Australia defeated New Zealand in the second semi-final of the tournament. Star Indian batter Smriti Mandhana scored a blistering knock of 61 runs off just 33 balls. She amazed everyone with her 23-ball half-century. Later on, the Indian side successfully defended their total of 164 runs in the allotted 20 overs.
Priyanka Goswami – Silver Medal – women’s 10 km Race Walk Competition
Avinash Sable – Men’s 3000m Steeplechase.
India won against South Africa by 3-2 – The men’s Hockey Semi-final.
Men’s Fours – Silver Medal
Sagar, Nitu Ghanghas, Nikhat Zareen, and Amit Panghal qualified to the finals of their respective categories.
Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Ganasekaran qualified for the final of men’s doubles. Whereas Sharath Kamal has also reached the final of mixed doubles with Sreeja Akula.
Sharath Kamal also reached the semi-final of men’s singles.