Day 8: India in Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

Day 8: India in Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

In the round of 16, the mixed doubles team of Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Manika Batra trounced their Nigerian opponents. The victory of 11-7, 11-6, and 11-7 guaranteed them a place in the quarterfinal.

In the meantime, Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula also prevailed to secure a quarterfinal spot. Chee Feng Leong and Ying Ho were defeated by the Indian mixed doubles team 5-11, 11-2, 11-6, and 11-5.

Jyothi Yarraji, an Indian athlete, placed third in the women's 100-meter hurdle heats with a time of 13.18 seconds. She placed 10th in the heats as a result and was eliminated from Birmingham 2022.

Gayatri Gopichand and Treesa Jolly of India easily won their round of 16 women's doubles match to move to the quarterfinals, 21-2 and 21-4, over Ganesha Mungrah and Jemimah Leung For Sang.

The men's doubles match was won by Indian paddlers Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran 11-6, 11-1, and 11-4.

Australian Finn Luu was defeated by veteran Indian table tennis player Sharath Kamal in the round of 32 of the men's singles competition.

In the badminton men's singles round of 16, Kidambi Srikanth defeated a Sri Lankan opponent 21-9, 21-12 to go to the quarterfinals.

In the men's singles round of 32, Indian paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran defeated Northern Irishman Paul McCreery by scores of 11-9, 11-9, 12-10, and 13-11.

India's PV Sindhu displayed excellent form. Husina Kobugabe was upset by the top seed 21-10, 21-9, securing her spot in the quarterfinals.

Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula defeated English competition in the quarterfinal to go to the semifinals 11-7, 8-11, 11-8, 11-13, 11-9.

In the women's freestyle 57kg final, Odunayo Folasade Adekuoroye of Nigeria triumphed over Indian wrestler Anshu Malik, age 21.

In the men's freestyle 65kg final, Asian Games gold medalist Bajrang Punia defeated Lachlan McNeil of Canada.

Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, grabbed control of their men's doubles quarterfinal and won 11-6, 11-8, 11-4 to go to the semi-final.

In the women's freestyle 62kg final, Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, 29, defeated Canadian Ana Godinez Gonzalez to win the gold medal.

In the men's freestyle 86kg final, Indian wrestler Deepak Punia defeated Pakistani opponent Muhammad Inam by a score of 3-0 to claim the gold medal.

In the men's singles round of 16, Lakshya Sen defeated Australian Ying Xiang Lin 21-9, 21-16 to advance to the Commonwealth Games 2022's second round.

After triumphing in the women's freestyle 68kg bronze medal match, Divya Kakran defeated Tiger Lily Cocker Lemalie by falling to the ground.

Indian wrestler Mohit Grewal defeated Jamaican wrestler Aaron Johnson. After three minutes and 30 seconds of play, Grewal won by fall to win the bronze medal.

Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated Pakistan's Murad Ali and Muhammad Irfan Bhatti in the round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals 21-8, 21-7.

Saurav Ghosal & Dipika Pallikal Karthik of India defeated Australians Zac Alexander and Rachael Grinham in the quarterfinal, winning 11-9 and 11-5 to advance to the semifinals.

In the women's hockey semifinal, Australia defeated India 3-0 on penalties after a score of 1-1 at regulation.