CWG 2022: Capsule of India’s gold medal winners | Commonwealth Games 2022 News – Times of India

BIRMINGHAM: With a wealthy haul of 61 medals (22 gold, 16 silver, and 23 bronze) at this version of the Commonwealth Games right here, the Birmingham Video games turned out to be some of the memorable editions for the 210-strong Indian contingent.
From athletics to racquet sports activities, cricket to hockey, boxing to wrestling, the Indian athletes completed with podium finishes in nearly each occasion they took half in. This is a have a look at gold medallists within the showpiece occasion.
Achinta Sheuli
Sport – Weightlifting
Occasion – Males’s 73kg
The Bengal born weightlifter clinched his maiden CWG gold and went on to set a Video games file 313kg. He lifted 143kg in snatch (Video games Report and likewise equal to his earlier PB) and 170kg in clear and jerk.
The 20-year-old gained the silver medal on the 2021 Junior World Weightlifting Championships and can also be a two-time Commonwealth Championships gold medallist.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga
Sport – Weightlifting
Occasion – Males’s 67kg
The Mizoram weightlifter gained gold within the 2022 Commonwealth Video games within the 67kg class, with a Video games file elevate of 140kg in snatch and 160kg in clear and jerk.
The 19-year-old represented India within the 2018 Summer season Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires and gained India’s maiden gold within the occasion in Boys’ 62kg class.
Mirabai Chanu
Sport – Weightlifting
Occasion – Girls’s 49kg
The celebrity Manipuri weightlifter efficiently defended her 49kg title and gave India the primary gold on the Birmingham Video games.
The Tokyo Olympic silver medallist aggregated a complete of 201kg (88kg + 113kg) to stamp her authority within the competitors and obtain a Commonwealth Video games file within the course of.
Rupa Rani Tirkey, Pretty Choubey, Nayanmoni Saikia, Pinki Singh
Sport – Garden Bowls
Occasion – Girls’s fours
The India garden bowls ladies’s 4 workforce of Rupa Rani Tirkey, Pretty Choubey, Nayanmoni Saikia, and Pink Singh bought the nation hooked to a rarely-followed sporting occasion with their inspiring and sensational present once they bagged a historic gold in Birmingham.
It was India’s maiden ultimate look within the ladies’s fours format of the competitors.
Bajrang Punia
Sport – Wrestling
Occasion – Males’s freestyle 65 kg
Bajrang Punia accomplished a hat-trick of Commonwealth Video games medals when he clinched gold within the males’s 65kg free-style occasion.
The Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist had gained silver in his CWG debut in 2014 in Glasgow after which bettered the color of his medal in Gold Value 4 years later by profitable a gold.
Sakshi Malik
Sport – Wrestling
Occasion – Girls’s freestyle 62 kg
Sakshi Malik gained her third medal on the Commonwealth Video games when she annexed gold after beating Canada’s Ana Godinez Gonzalez by fall.
Sakshi had earlier gained silver in 2014 (58kg) and bronze on the 2018 (62kg) Video games. Sakshi can also be the primary Indian feminine wrestler to win a medal on the Olympics, bagging bronze in 2016.
Deepak Punia
Sport – Wrestling
Occasion – Males’s freestyle 86kg
Star wrestler Deepak Punia gained India’s ninth gold medal in Birmingham by defeating 2018 version’s gold medallist Muhammad Inam of Pakistan 3-0 within the males’s 86kg ultimate.
A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) within the Indian Military, Deepak additionally gained a silver medal on the 2019 World Wrestling Championships within the freestyle 86 kg class.
Ravi Kumar Dahiya
Sport – Wrestling
Occasion – Males’s freestyle 57kg
The Sonepat born wrestler clinched gold in Birmingham by defeating Ebikewenimo Welson of Nigeria 10-0 within the Males’s freestyle 57kg ultimate occasion.
Dahiya can also be a Tokyo Olympics silver medallist from 2020, bronze medallist from World Wrestling Championships in 2019, and a three-time Asian champion.
Vinesh Phogat
Sport – Wrestling
Occasion – Girls’s freestyle 53kg
Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat accomplished a golden hat-trick of Commonwealth Video games gold medals by profitable the ladies’s 53kg freestyle wrestling ultimate occasion.
Vinesh had bagged gold within the earlier two editions at Gold Coast (in 2018) and in Glassgow (in 2014).
She can also be the primary Indian girl wrestler to win Gold at each Commonwealth and Asian Video games (Jakarta 2018).
Naveen Malik
Sport – Wrestling
Occasion – Males freestyle’s 74kg
Making his Commonwealth Video games debut in Birmingham, the 19-year-old grappler clinched his maiden gold on the showpiece by defeating Muhammad Sharif Tahir of Pakistan within the ultimate with rating 9-0.
Naveen made his worldwide debut on the U-23 World Championships final 12 months and clinched 74kg gold in his second competitors on the U-23 Asian Championships in June this 12 months.
Nikhat Zareen
Sport – Boxing
Occasion – Girls’s 50kg
Reigning World Champion Nikhat Zareen blazed the stage in Birminham as she gained her maiden gold medal within the ladies’s 50kg flyweight ultimate occasion. She can also be a bronze medallist within the 2019 Asian Championships.
Amit Panghal
Sport – Boxing
Occasion – Males’s 51kg
Amit Panghal gained his maiden gold in Birmingham on the penultimate day of the showpiece occasion.
The reigning Asian Video games champion, he’s additionally the one Indian male boxer to win a world boxing championships silver medal and the present world No. 1 in Worldwide Boxing Affiliation’s (AIBA) 52kg class.
Nitu Ghanghas
Sport – Boxing
Occasion – Girls’s 48kg
The 21-year-old Haryana lady gained the primary medal for India in boxing at Birmingham when he bagged gold within the ladies’s 48kg ultimate.
She can also be a two-time youth world champion, having gained a back-to-back title in 2017 and 2018.
Sport – Para powerlifting
Occasion – Males’s heavyweight
A para athlete with a polio-induced impairment, claimed India’s gold within the males’s heavyweight para powerlifting occasion in Birmingham and opened India’s para sports activities medal account.
Sudhir, who can also be an Asian Para Video games bronze medallist from the 2018 version, lifted 208kg in his first try earlier than rising it to 212kg in his second effort to collect 134.5 factors and break the Video games file.
PV Sindhu
Sport – Badminton
Occasion – Girls’s Singles
Having gained silver (2018 Gold Coast) and bronze (2014 Glasgow), an elusive gold was what lacking from PV Sindhu’s kitty and he or she did it in model in Birmingham.
The 2-time olympic medallist gave India its first badminton gold on the final day of this version of the Video games.
Lakshya Sen
Sport – Badminton
Occasion – Males’s Singles
Star shuttler Lakshya Sen made a memorable CWG debut along with his maiden gold in Birmingham.
Sen has been in wealthy vein of kind for a while now having gained his first Tremendous 500 title in January, ending runners-up on the All England Championships and German Open and likewise profitable the distinguished Thomas Cup.
Chirag Shetty/Satwirksairaj Rankireddy
Sport – Badminton
Occasion – Males’s Doubles
The boys’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty bettered the color of their medal (silver in Gold Coast 2018) and clinched gold in Birmingham after defeating England’s Ben Lane and Sean Vendy in straight video games.
Rankireddy and Shetty had been additionally a part of the Indian workforce that gained the historic Thomas Cup title earlier this 12 months.
Achanta Sharath Kamal
Sport – Desk Tennis
Occasion – Males’s Singles
Veteran Sharath Kamal’s identify will go down in historical past as he grew to become solely the second Indian paddler to win two gold on the Commonwealth Video games, the primary being in Melbourne in 2006 and the most recent one arriving in Birmingham in model.
Together with his spectacular gold in Birmingham, Sharath’s general medal tally has gone as much as 13 on the showpiece occasion since his debut within the 2006 version.
Sharath Kamal/Sreeja Akula
Sport – Desk Tennis
Occasion – Blended Doubles
Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula clinched the combined doubles gold in Birmingham by defeating Javen Choong and Karen Lyne of Malaysia 3-1 within the ultimate.
With Sharath Kamal cementing his CWG legacy with a slew of medals, the highest prize was a deserved reward for the little Sreeja, who missed out on a bronze within the singles occasion.
Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty, Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan
Sport – Desk Tennis
Occasion – Males’s Group
The Indian males’s desk tennis workforce retained its Commonwealth Video games gold medal after a detailed combat in opposition to Singapore within the ultimate.
The likes of Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty, Sharath Kamal, and G Sathiyan gave India’s its seventh because the sport’s introduction in Manchester 2002.
Bhavina Patel
Sport – Desk Tennis
Occasion – Girls’s singles C3-5
Star para paddler Bhavina Patel gained her maiden gold on the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham.
Bhavina, who can also be a silver medallist at Tokyo Paralympics, has gained a slew of nationwide and worldwide competitions through the years, which features a silver medal within the ladies’s singles Class 4 on the Asian Para Desk Tennis Championships in Beijing in 2013.
Eldhose Paul
Sport – Athletics
Occasion – Triple Soar
Kerala lad Eldhose Paul clinched a uncommon gold in males’s triple leap and the 25-year-old additionally led a historic 1-2 end in Birmingham.
The icing on the cake was that India additionally gained silver in the identical occasion along with his compatriot Abdulla Aboobacker ending second with a greatest leap of 17.02m.

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