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Day 1- India’s Results at the Commonwealth Games 2022
India’s campaign at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 began with an action-packed day with athletes taking part in almost all events on the opening day. Some results did not go India’s way but most of them did. India registered victories in boxing, hockey, table tennis, and badminton, whereas Cricket, Lawn Bowls, Triathlon, and Cycling yielded disappointing results.
Here is a detailed look at how India and its athletes fared in all disciplines:
In the men’s category, Adarsh finished 30th and Vishwanath finished 33rd in the men’s category TV.
In the women’s category, Pragnya and Sanjana finished 26th and 28th respectively.
Shiva Thapa defeated Baloch Suleman in the first match of 63.5 kg men’s boxing (5:0, Unanimous decision).
Sajan Prakash (50 m Butterfly) failed to qualify for the semi-finals and Kushagra Rawat (400 m freestyle) failed to qualify for the finals.
Srihari Nataraj qualified for the semifinal of (100 m backstroke). He finished 7th to qualify for the final. Para-swimmer Ashish Kumar finished 8th in men’s 100m backstrokes S9 final.
India women’s team won their first two group matches (1st match against South Africa 3-0 and the second match against Fiji 3-0).
India men’s team won their first group match against Barbados 3-0.
India’s men’s team beat Singapore 3-0 in the second group stage match to reach the quarterfinal.
The women’s sprint team failed to qualify for the semi-finals. Team India finished 7th in the qualification round with a timing of 51.433 for the Women’s team sprint.
The men’s pursuit team finished last in the qualification round with a timing of 4:12.865.
In the men’s team sprint, India finished 6th in the qualification round, failing to secure the semi-final slot for the same.
In women’s cricket, India lost to Australia in their first group stage match by three wickets. India scored 154 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets.
The women’s team started with a dominant performance over Ghana (ranked 30th), defeating Ghana with a big margin of 5-0.
In lawn bowls, Tania lost her first match in women’s single sectional play against Daphne of Falkland Islands (Score 20-21).
In the men’s team event, India lost to Scotland in the men’s triple sectional play (Score 12-19).
India dominated Pakistan in the Mixed Team event winning all 5 matches.