2022 Commonwealth Games Highlights: India’s Harjinder Kaur claimed the bronze medal in the women’s 71kg weightlifting competition after a dramatic highlight at the Commonwealth Games on Monday. Luck was on Harjinder’s side as she secured a podium finish after Nigeria’s gold medal favorite Joy Eze was eliminated after three failed attempts in the clean and jerk category. Elsewhere, swimmer Srihari Nataraj finished a creditable fifth in the men’s 50m backstroke, while boxers Amit Panghal, Mohammad Hussamudin and Ashish Kumar rode into the QFs.
In badminton, India showed its might to beat Singapore 3-0 and enter the mixed team final. In Judo, Shushila Devi Likmabam won the silver medal, while Vijay Kumar took the bronze. Among the disappointments, Pranati Nayak finished fifth in the women’s jump final of the artistic gymnastics event. Joshna Chinappa crashed after losing her meeting. In men’s hockey, India drew 4-4 with England. The Indian men’s table tennis team also defeated Nigeria and will play the final on August 2.
With three more medals on Day 4, India has three gold, three silver and three bronze so far.
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