Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 9 Live Updates: Putting aside the mental and physical struggles that pegged her back, an intimidating Vinesh Phogat pounced on her rivals to complete a hat-trick of CWG gold medals while Ravi Dahiya too went unchallenged as Indian wrestlers wrapped up their campaign with a rich haul of 12 medals on Saturday. Priyanka Goswami scripted history as she became the first Indian woman to win a medal in race walk with a silver in 10,000m event at the Commonwealth Games.Read Less
That's the wrap for the day for India. And what a day it was. India added 14 medals today -- 4 gold, 3 silver and 7 bronze, taking their total medal tally to 40. Vinesh Phogat, Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Naveen struck gold as wrestlers signed off with 12 medals from 12 events they entered in the tournament. The fourth gold came from para table tennis player Bhavina Patel. With 13 gold, 11 silver and 16 bronze, India have consolidated 5th place in the overall medal tally. Apart from the medal winners, four boxers, women's cricket team, men's hockey team, two table tennis doubles pairs reached finals today, making it one of the best days for India in Birmingham.
Bhavina Patel wins gold, Sonalben bags bronze in para TT
Star Indian para table tennis player Bhavina Patel won a gold medal in the women's singles class 3-5 at the Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. The 35-year-old from Gujarat, who had won a silver at Tokyo Paralympics, prevailed 12-10, 11-2, 11-9 over Nigeria's Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi to cap off a superb show at the quadrennial event. Sonalben Manubhai Patel also gave India a medal, claiming a bronze in women's singles class 3-5. The 34-year-old Indian beat England's Sue Bailey 11-5, 11-2, 11-3 in the bronze medal play-off.
Boxing: Men's 92+kg (Super Heavyweight) -- India's Sagar beats Ifeanyi Onyekwere of Nigeria 5-0 to enter the final. India signed off the day in style, ensuring another final in boxing.
If my training is going right, I feel fine mentally as well. Only I know what I have done to win this medal. It feels a lot more special considering what I have gone through over the past 12 months.
Boxing: Men's 92+kg (Super Heavyweight) Semi-Final -- India's Sagar vs Ifeanyi Onyekwere of Nigeria is underway...
Fourth gold for India today!
GOLD NO. 13 FOR INDIA!
Para Table Tennis: Women's Singles Classes 3-5 final -- India's Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel beats Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi of Nigeria 12-10, 11-2, 11-9 to win the gold medal. Gold and bronze for India in the event, after Sonalben Manubhai Patel clinched the bronze. And also, Medal No. 14 for today. WOW!
Indian men beat South Africa 3-2 to enter hockey final
Olympic bronze medallist India eked out a hard-fought 3-2 win over South Africa to qualify for the men's hockey final of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Abhishek (20th minute), Mandeep Singh (28th) and Jugraj Singh (58th) scored for India, while South Africa's goals came from the sticks of Ryan Julius (33rd) and Mustapha Cassiem (59th). Going by form and rankings, it was expected to be a cakewalk for India but it didn't turn out that way, courtesy South Africa custodian Gowan Jones, who dished out a superlative performance under the bar.
Para Table Tennis: Women's Singles Classes 3-5 Gold Medal Match -- India's Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel wins the second game 11-2, leads 2-0 vs Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi of Nigeria
Para Table Tennis: Women's Singles Classes 3-5 Gold Medal Match -- India's Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel wins the first game 12-10 vs Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi of Nigeria
BRONZE FOR INDIA!
Boxing: Men's 67kg (Welterweight) Semi-Final -- India's Rohit Tokas settles for a bronze medal after losing 2-3 to Stephen Zimba of Zambia. It was a very close fight as Tokas lost by split decision. 13th medal for India today.
Para Table Tennis: Women's Singles Classes 3-5 Gold Medal Match -- India's Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel vs Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi of Nigeria is underway...
It's raining medals for India today
Athletics: Men's 5000m Final -- India's Avinash Mukund Sable did not finish the race
Boxing: Men's 67kg (Welterweight) Semi-Final -- India's Rohit Tokas vs Stephen Zimba of Zambia is underway...
Bronze for boxer Hussamuddin
Intimidating Vinesh, formidable Ravi grab gold; Indian wrestlers sign off with 12 medals
Putting aside the mental and physical struggles that pegged her back, an intimidating Vinesh Phogat pounced on her rivals to complete a hat-trick of CWG gold medals while Ravi Dahiya too went unchallenged as Indian wrestlers wrapped up their campaign with a rich haul of 12 medals, on Saturday. Vinesh became the first Indian woman wrestler to win three consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medals and the country, like the last edition, succeeded in winning medals in all 12 categories. Overall, India have won six gold, one silver and five bronze medals.
Athletics: Men's 5000m Final is underway -- India's Avinash Mukund Sable is competing in it
BRONZE FOR INDIA!
Para Table Tennis: Women's Singles Classes 3-5 -- India's Sonalben Manubhai Patel beats Sue Bailey of England 11-5, 11-2, 11-3 to win the bronze medal. It is India's 12th medal of the day. What a day for India.
Badminton: Men's Doubles -- India's Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty beat Jacob Schueler/Nathan Tang of Australia 21-9, 21-11 to enter the semi-finals