Commonwealth Games: Fourth day memorable for India, wins three medals
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Birmingham : The fourth day of the Commonwealth Games 2022 was another memorable day for India. On the fourth day of the multi-sport event, India won three medals (one silver and two bronze medals). India won two medals in Judo, seventh medal in weightlifting
Indian judoka Sushila Devi won a silver medal in the women's-48kg category, her second in Commonwealth Games history.
Apart from Sushila, Vijay Kumar also won a bronze medal in the men's 60kg category giving India its second medal in judo. These were India's first medals in other sports outside of seven medals (three gold, two silver and two bronze) in weightlifting.
Harjinder Kaur made a comeback in the clean and jerk category to win the bronze medal in the women's 71kg category in weightlifting.
India created history in Lawn Bowles, a medal assured
The Indian Women's Four team comprising Lovely Choubey, Pinky, Nayanmoni Saikia and Roopa Rani Tirkey scripted history at the Lawn Bowles to enter the final, where they will face South Africa. India beat New Zealand 16-13 in the semi-finals on Tuesday.
The Indian badminton mixed team unit of PV Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi, Lakshya Sen and Chirag Shetty and Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy also advanced to the final after beating Singapore 3-0 in the semi-finals to ensure India's medal tally.
The defending champions Indian men's table tennis team defeated Nigeria in a thrilling semi-final to seal their place in the final.
Indian boxer Amit Panghal won his opening bout. Srihari Nataraja finished fifth in swimming in the men's 50m backstroke final.In another good news of the day, the Indian men's hockey team played out a 4-4 draw against hosts England and topped their group. The Indian team had defeated Ghana 11?0 in their first match against Ghana.
In squash, Saurav Ghosal defeated Scott Greg Loban 11-5, 8-11, 11-7 and 11-3 in the quarterfinals to reach the semi-finals of men's singles.