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The Day 5 of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games was a mixed bag for the Indian contingent as they added more medals to their tally. The Women’s Lawn Bowls team created history by securing the gold medal, while the men’s table tennis team retained their crown and showed why they are a champions side by beating Singapore in the final. The badminton team failed in their title defence after they lost to Malaysia in the final. On the other hand, a silver medal was won by Vikas Thakur in weightlifting.
Here’s the summary of India’s results on day 5 in the Commonwealth Games 2022
Vikas Thakur lifted a total of 346kg (155 snatch + 191 clean and jerk) to win a silver medal in Men’s 96kg final. In the women’s event, Punam Yadav was disqualified in the women’s 76kg final, while Usha Kumara finished sixth in the women’s 87kg final.
Indian badminton team had to settle for a silver medal in the mixed team event after losing the finals 1-3 against Malaysia.
The Indian women’s team comprising Nayanmoni Saikia, Pinki, Lovely Choubey and Rupa Rani Tirkey defeated South Africa by a big margin of 17-10 in the women’s four Lawn Bowls final to clinch the gold medal.
G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai were victorious in their singles and doubles match as India defeated Singapore 3-1 in the final to win the gold medal.
Sunayna Kuruvilla defeated Pakistan’s Faiza Zafar 3-0 in the women’s singles plate-semifinal while Saurav Ghosal lost 0-3 against New Zealand’s Paul Coll in the men’s singles semifinal.
Rohit Tokas has advanced to the quarterfinal in the men’s welterweight category.
Indian women’s hockey team went down 1–3 to England in the Women’s Pool A match.
India’s Seema Punia and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon had a disappointing Commonwealth Games 2022 as they failed to win a medal in the women’s discus throw final. Punia finished fifth with a throw of 55.92m, while Dhillon finished eighth with a throw of 53.51m.
Long jumpers Murali Sreeshankar and Muhammed Anees Yahiya qualified for the final, while Manpreet Kaur qualified for the women’s shot put final. Dutee Chand finished 4th in the women’s 100m heats, failing to qualify for semis.