Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won the first Gold medal for India, after which two other athletes also won Gold medals at Commonwealth Games 2022. Check out the latest updates here:
In the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022, India has displayed incredibly applauding performances of the Indian athletes making the country win multiple medals so far. Have a look at the recent events at the Commonwealth Games and the names of winners of the medals in all sports.
Indian women’s team
Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty, Sharath Achanta, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran ( Indian men team of Table tennis),
Sharath Achanta and Sreeja Akula (Table Tennis, Mixed Doubles), Achanta Sharath Kamal (Table Tennis, Men’s Singles).
Bajrang Punia (Men’s Freestyle 65 kg),
along with Sakshi Malik ((Wrestling, Women’s Freestyle 62 kg),
Deepak Punia (Men’s Freestyle 86 kg), Ravi Kumar Dahiya (Men’s Freestyle 57 kg), Vinesh Phogat (Women’s Freestyle 53 kg), Naveen Sihag (Men’s Freestyle 74 kg).
Sudhir (Para-powerlifting, Men’s heavyweight).
Para Table Tennis:
Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel (Para Table Tennis, Women’s Singles, C 3-5).
Nitu Ghanghas (women’s 48 kg), Amit Panghal (Men’s 51 kg), Nikhat Zareen (Women’s 50 kg).
Eldhose Paul (Men’s Triple Jump).
PV Sindhu (Badminton, Women’s Singles), Lakshya Sen (Badminton, Men’s Singles), Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (Badminton, Men’s Doubles).
Shushila Likmabam (Judo, Women’s 48 kg), Tulika Maan (Judo, Women’s +78 kg).
Vikas Thakur (Weightlifting, Men’s 96 kg).
Srikanth Kidambi, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, B. Sumeeth Reddy, Lakshya Sen, Chirag Shetty, Gayathri Gopichand, Treesa Jolly, Aakarshi Kashyap, Ashwini Ponnappa, PV Sindhu (Badminton, Mixed Team), Kidambi Srikanth (Badminton, Men’s Singles), Gayathri Gopichand and Treesa Jolly (Badminton, Women’s Doubles).
Murali Sreeshankar (Men’s Long Jump).
Murali Sreeshankar (Wrestling, Women’s Freestyle 57 kg).
Priyanka Goswami (Women’s 10,000 m Walk).
Avinash Sable (Men’s 3000 m Steeplechase).
Sunil Bahadur, Navneet Singh, Chandan Singh, Dinesh Kumar (Lawn Bowls, Men’s Fours).
Abdulla Aboobacker (Men’s Triple Jump).
Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran (Table Tennis, Men’s Doubles), Sathiyan Gnanasekaran (Table Tennis, Men’s Singles).
Sagar Ahlawat (Boxing, Men’s +92 kg).
Men’s Hockey Team
Vijay Kumar Yadav (Judo, Men’s 60 kg).
Harjinder Kaur (Weightlifting, Women’s 71 kg); Lovepreet Singh (Weighlifting, Men’s 109 kg), Gurdeep Singh (Weighlifting, Men’s 109+ kg).
Saurav Ghosal (Squash, Men’s Singles), Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal (Squash, Mixed Doubles).
Tejaswin Shankar (Men’s High Jump)
Divya Kakran (Wrestling, Women’s 68 kg), Mohit Grewal (Wrestling, Men’s Freestyle 125 kg, Pooja Gehlot (Wrestling, Women’s Freestyle 50 kg), Pooja Sihag (Wrestling, Women’s Freestyle 76 kg), Deepak Nehra (Wrestling, Men’s Freestyle 97 kg).
Jaismine Lamboria (Boxing, Women’s 60 kg), Mohammad Hussamuddin (Boxing, Men’s 57 kg).
Para Table Tennis
Sonalben Manubhai Patel (Para Table Tennis, Women’s Singles C3–5).
Women’s Hockey Team
Sandeep Kumar (Men’s 10,000 m walk).
Annu Rani (Women’s Javelin Throw).
Mirabai Chanu wins Gold medal at Common Wealth Games
Making the country proud, Mirabai Chanu won a Gold medal by lifting a total of 201 Kg (GR) in the Women’s 49kg Finals. The silver medallist from the Tokyo Olympics achieved the Games record in clean and jerk as well as total lift.
Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins Gold for weightlifting
Another weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga won Gold in the Men’s 67kg finals weight category with a total of 300 kg. He achieved a feat by a 140 kg lift in the snatch category and 160 kg in the Clean and Jerk category, which combined and gave him a lift of 300 kg, a record at the Commonwealth Games.
Achinta Sheuli wins third Gold for India
Weightlifter Achinta Sheuli who participated in the 73kg weightlifting, won the third Gold medal for India at Commonwealth Games. Sheuli lifted 313kg (143kg+170kg) to get the Gold at NEC Hall at the CWG.
Pride flag at CWG hosted by India’s first openly gay athlete
Dutee Chand, India’s first openly gay athlete, along with other LGBTQIA+ athletes, held the pride flag at the opening ceremony of the CWG to spread a message against homophobia. She first came out to the world in 2019.
Gururaja Poojary wins Bronze at Commonwealth Games
Weightlifter Gururaja Poojary won a Bronze medal in the men’s 61 kg category at the Commonwealth Games 2022. Poojary is a silver medallist at the 2018 CWG at Gold Coast who lifted a total of 269 kg (118 kg+151 kg) to appear in the third position.
Bindyarani Devi wins Silver medal for India
Weightlifter Bindyarani Devi has won Silver at Commonwealth Games. Bindyarani lifted 116 kg in her final clean and jerk effort, breaking the Games record, and went to 202 kg to claim the silver medal at the Games.
Sanket Sagar gets Silver for India at Commonwealth Games
Sanket Sagar, a weightlifter, won a Silver medal for India at the Commonwealth Games in the men’s 55 kg category. The 21-year-old lifted 113 kg to claim the second position at the Commonwealth Games. On the other hand, it is a proud moment for his family as his father is a ‘Paan’ seller in Sangli, Maharashtra.
Anahat Singh becomes the youngest athlete to represent India at Commonwealth Games
Anahat Singh, who is just 14 years old, is the youngest contender for Commonwealth Games 2022. She will be the youngest participant playing Squash. She is currently ranked first in India and Asia in Girl’s U-15 category.