CWG 2022 Live: Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran cruise into the last eight.© AFP
CWG 2022 Day 8 Live Updates: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia reached the quarterfinals of the men’s 65 kg after beating Nauru’s Lowe Bingham. Deepak Punia also cruised to the quarterfinals after winning his bout in the men’s freestyle 86 kg wrestling. Bhavinaben Patel reached the final of the women’s singles para table tennis classes 3-5. Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran reached the quarterfinals of the table tennis mixed doubles event. The Indian pair defeated the Nigerian duo of Ojomu Ajoke and Omotayo Olajide in straight games. On Thursday, Sudhir won a historic gold medal in the men’s heavyweight para powerlifting, while Murali Sreeshankar won a silver in the long jump. Star sprinter Hima Das will also feature in the Women’s 200m semifinal. In badminton, PV Sindhu will be action in the women’s singles Round of 16 clash. Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will also be in action in the men’s doubles.
Here are the LIVE Updates of the Commonwealth Games Day 8 from Birmingham
Wrestling: Deepak Punia advances to the last 8
India’s Deepak Punia is through to the men’s freestyle 86kg quarter-finals.
Para Table Tennis: Sonalben loses in semi-final
India’s Sonalben Patel loses in women’s singles classes 3-5 semi-final in para table tennis. She will now fight for the bronze
Wrestling: Bajrang Punia reaches quarters
Bajrang Punia reached the quarterfinals of the men’s 65 kg wrestling after beating Nauru’s Lowe Bingham
Para Table Tennis: Raj Aravindan Alagar loses
India’s Raj Aravindan Alagar loses in men’s singles classes 3-5 semi-finals in para table tennis. He will play for the bronze medal
Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal and Akula Sreeja also reach the last 8
Achanta Sharath Kamal and Akula Sreeja also cruise to the last eight of the table tennis mixed doubles event. They defeated Malaysia’s Leeon Chee Feng and Ying Ho 3-1.
Table Tennis: Sathiyan & Manika are through to the next round
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran & Manika Batra are through to the quarterfinals after beating Nigerian mixed-doubles pair of Ojomu Ajoke and Omotayo Olajide
Lawn Bowls: India increase lead over England
India have extended their lead over England. They now lead England 8-5 after end 8th.
Lawn Bowls: India take the lead
India lead England 5-2 after 4th end in women’s pairs quarter-finals
Lawn bowls: England take early lead against India
England have taken a 2-0 lead against India after 1st end in women’s pairs quarter-finals
Athletics: Hima Das eyes a place in the final
Late in the day, Hima Das will be racing in the women’s 200m semi-finals
Hockey: Can India upset Australia?
The Indian women’s hockey team today takes on favourites Australia in the semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games. This will by far be the team’s biggest challenge
Badminton: PV Sindhu eyes a birth in the quarters
PV Sindhu will be action as she faces Uganda’s Husina Kobugabe in the women’s singles Round of 16 clash
CWG Live: HELLO!
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Day 8 of the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The focus will be on the women’s hockey as they face Australia in the semifinals. India wrestlers will also be action later today, with the likes of Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, among others begin their respective campaigns.
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