Commonwealth Games 2022, Day 8 Highlights: India’s strength was seen in wrestling, India won 6 medals including 3 gold

The eighth day of the Commonwealth Games was very special for India. India won 6 medals including 3 gold medals, 1 silver and 2 bronze. The special thing is that India has got all these medals in wrestling. The medal was inaugurated by Anshu Malik, an Indian female wrestler who secured India’s first silver medal. […]
 


Commonwealth Games 2022, Day 8 Highlights: India’s strength was seen in wrestling, India won 6 medals including 3 gold

The eighth day of the Commonwealth Games was very special for India. India won 6 medals including 3 gold medals, 1 silver and 2 bronze. The special thing is that India has got all these medals in wrestling. The medal was inaugurated by Anshu Malik, an Indian female wrestler who secured India’s first silver medal.

Anshu won her first Commonwealth Games medal

Anshu Malik was playing her first Commonwealth Games and finished on the podium with an impressive performance. However, he had to be content with the silver medal. In the final match, she was defeated 7-4 by Odunayo Edikoroyo of Nigeria.

Bajrang, Deepak and Sakshi won the gold medal

In wrestling, India won 3 gold medals on the 8th day. Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Deepak Punia won the gold medal for India. Bajrang defeated Canadian wrestler Lachlan McNeil to win the gold medal in the 65 kg weight category. She beat her rival 9-2. Sakshi Malik of India won the first Commonwealth Games gold medal by defeating Ana Godinez of Canada in the 62kg weight category.

However, in hockey, the Indian women’s team had to face defeat against Australia. The Indian women’s team lost 0-3 in the penalty shoot-out while the match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Highlights of Day 8 for India

Women’s doubles pair in badminton quarters

India disappointed with athletics, long jump

Table Tennis – Sharath Kamal beat Fin Lu 4-0

Bajrang Punia won gold medal

Anshu Malik won silver medal

Sakshi Malik also won gold medal

Australia beat India in the semi-final match of hockey