CWG 2022 Day 7: Murali Sreeshankar Wins Historic Silver In Long Jump; Boxers Assure India 4 More Medals | As It Happened

Aalok Sensharma
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 02:03 AM IST
CWG 2022 Day 7: Murali Sreeshankar Wins Historic Silver In Long Jump; Boxers Assure India 4 More Medals | As It Happened

India had yet another successful day at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) on Thursday after boxers Sagar Ahlawat, Jasmine Lamboriya, Rohit Tokas, and Amit Panghal reached the semi-finals of their respective categories, confirming three more medals for India in this year's event. Besides, the men's hockey team also booked their place in the semi-finals after beating Wales 4-1 in their final preliminary league match. Meanwhile, in table tennis, Sreeja Akula, Manika Batra, and Reeth Rishya entered the women's singles pre-quarterfinals.

04 August 2022
  • 01:40 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Murali Sreeshankar Wins Historic Silver

    Murali Sreeshankar has won the silver medal for India in men's long jump.

  • 01:34 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Muhammed Anees Yahiya Jumps 7.97m In His Final Attempt

    Muhammed Anees Yahiya jumped 7.97m in his final attempt at the men's long jump final.

  • 01:26 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Murali Sreeshankar Jumps 8.08m!

    In his fifth attempt at men's long jump final, Murali Sreeshankar has jumped 8.08m! He is on the second spot.

  • 01:22 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Muhammed Anees Yahiya Jumps 7.58m In 5th Attempt

    Muhammed Anees Yahiya gets a distance of 7.58 on his fifth attempt at men's long jump final.

  • 01:14 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Foul from Murali Sreeshankar

    Murali Sreeshankar makes a foul jump in his fourth attempt.

  • 01:14 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Muhammed Anees Yahiya Jumps 7.74m

    Muhammed Anees Yahiya jumped a distance of 7.74m in his fourth attempt.

  • 01:04 AM

    Squash Women's Doubles: Joshana Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal Move To Round Of 8

    Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal beat Barbados' Meagan Best and Amanda Haywood 11-4, 11-4 in squash women's doubles round of 16.

  • 01:02 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Muhammed Yahiya Jumps 7.72m In 3rd Attempt

    Muhammed Anees Yahiya jumped a distance of 7.72m in his third attempt.

  • 12:56 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Murali Sreeshankar Jumps 7.84m In 3rd Attempt

    Murali Sreeshankar jumped 7.84m in his third attempt at men's long jump finals.

  • 12:54 AM

    Boxing: Rohit Tokas Books A Spot In Semis!

    Rohit Tokas has defeated Xavier Mata’afa-Ikinofo of Niue 5-0 in quarterfinals welterweight 63.5kg to 67kg category. With his win, he has assured India of another medal.

  • 12:52 AM

    Badminton Men's Singles Round of 32: Lakshya Sen Moves To Pre-Quarters

    Lakshya Sen has defeated Vernon Smeed 21-4, 21-5 to advance to the pre-quarters of men's singles round of 32 in badminton.

  • 12:45 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Murali Sreeshankar Jumps 7.84m In 2nd Attempt

    Murali Sreeshankar jumped 7.84m in his second attempt in men's long jump final.

  • 12:42 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Muhammed Anees Yahiya In 2nd Attempt

    Muhammed Anees Yahiya jumped 7.65m in his second attempt in men's long jump final.

  • 12:31 AM

    TT: Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran Advance To Pre-Quarters

    Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran have defeated Guyana's Joel Alleyne and Jonathan van Lange in men's doubles round of 32 in table tennis 11-2, 11-5, and 11-6. They have advanced to the pre-quarters.

  • 12:28 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Murali Sreeshankar Jumps 7.60m In First Attempt

    Murali Sreeshankar has jumped 7.60m in his first attempt at men's long jump final.

  • 12:23 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Foul from Murali Sreeshankar

    Like Muhammed Anees Yahiya, Murali Sreeshankar has now committed a foul. He stepped from 31cm behind the white board!

  • 12:21 AM

    Men's Long Jump Final: Muhammed Anees Yahiya Starts With A Foul

    Muhammed Anees Yahiya has committed a foul in his first attempt at men's long jump final after he stepped 11cm over the white board.

  • 12:07 AM

    Squash Women's Doubles: Sunayna Kuruvilla, Anahat Singh Lose Opening Match

    Sunayna Sara Kuruvilla and Anahat Singh have lost the opening match against Australia's Donna Lobban and Rachael Grinham by 4-11 in the squash women's doubles round of 16.

  • 11:56 PM

    TT Men's Doubles: Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty Enter Pre-Quarters

    Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shetty have reached the pre quarter-finals of men's doubles table tennis. They defeated Elia Iosif and Christos Savva of Cyprus 11-6, 11-5, and 11-1.

  • 11:49 PM

    TT Women's Single: Manika Batra In Pre-Quarters

    Manika Batra has entered the pre-quarters after she defeated Canada's Ching Nam Fu in straight games 11-5, 11-2, 11-7 11-6.

  • 11:47 PM

    TT: Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty Take 2-0 Lead In Men's Doubles

    Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shetty have won the second game 11-5against Iosif Elia and Christos Savva of Cyprus in the Table Tennis men’s doubles round of 32. They had also won the first match 11-6.

  • 11:22 PM

    CWG 2022 Table Tennis: Manika Batra 3-0 Against Ching Nam Fu in Women's Singles

    India’s Manika Batra bags the third game 11-7 after she took the second 11-2 and the first 11-5 against Ching Nam Fu of Canada in the Women’s Singles Round of 32.

  • 11:22 PM

    CWG 2022 Badminton: Aakarshi Kashyap Through Round of 16 of Women's Singles:

    India’s Aakarshi Kashyap is through to the Badminton Women’s Singles Round of 16. She had won the opening game 22-20 and was leading 8-1 when Mahoor Shahzad of Pakistan had to withdraw due to injury.

  • 11:21 PM

    CWG 2022 Table Tennis: Reeth Tennison Beats Charlotte Bardsley 4-1 in Women's singles

    India’s Reeth Tennison beats England’s Charlotte Bardsley 11-8, 10-12, 11-6, 12-10, 11-3 in the table tennis women’s singles round of 32 game fixture.

  • 11:20 PM

    CWG 2022 Table Tennis: Sreeja Akula Beats Karen Lyne 4-1 in Women's singles

    India’s Sreeja Akula beats Karen Lye of Malaysia 12-10, 12-10, 4-11, 11-8, 11-8 in the round of 32 of the women’s table tennis singles.

  • 08:55 PM

    CWG 2022 Table Tennis: Manika Batra, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran advance to next round

    India’s table tennis mixed doubles duo of Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Manika Batra proved to be a class apart for their opponents from Seychelles as they closed out the game 3-0 without any trouble to advance to the next round of fixtures in Birmingham. Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Manika Batra crushed their opponents 11-1, 11-3, 11-1 to wrap up their round of 32 matches in a quick fashion.

  • 06:59 PM

    CWG 2022 Squash

    Joshana Chinappa, Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu lose to Donna Lobban, Cameron Philley in Mixed Doubled. The Australians edged the Indian pair in both games to seal an 11-8, 11-9 win.

  • 06:58 PM

    CWG 2022 Squash: Senthilkumar Velavan, Abhay Singh beat Luca Reich and Joe Chapman in men's doubles

    The Indian pair racked up an easy win in their round of 32 fixture with a score of 11-3, 11-1 to advance to the subsequent round.

  • 06:40 PM

    CWG 2022 Live, Boxing: Jaismine Lamboriya assured of a medal

    Indian boxer Jasmine advances to women's boxing lightweight semi-final. She is now assured of a medal.

  • 05:59 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Kidambi Srikanth advances to men's singles Round of 16

    Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated Daniel Wanagaliya of Uganda to start off his men's singles campaign and reached the Round of 16 at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

    In his Round of 32 match, Srikanth won his match by 21-9, 21-9. The Indian was extremely dominant in the match and barely gave a chance to Wanagaliya to take advantage. As a result, he sealed the match within two straight games.

  • 05:57 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Shetty-Tennison pair out of mixed doubles Table Tennis

    The Indian pair of Sanil Shetty and Reeth Tennison were knocked out of the mixed doubles table tennis event at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. The duo went down to the Malaysian pair of Wong Qi Shen and Tee Ai Xin – 6-11, 10-12, 13-11, 11-8 and 8-11 in the round of 64 match.

  • 05:22 PM

    CWG 2022, LIVE: Manju in women's hammer throw final

    In the women's hammer throw event, India's Manju Bala advanced to the final while compatriot Sarita Singh failed to make the cut. The 33-year-old Bala finished 11th in the qualification round with a best throw of 59.68m in her first attempt.

    In the same event, the other Indian athlete Sarita failed to make the final after she finished 13th with her best throw of 57.48.

  • 05:19 PM

    CWG Live, Boxing: Amit Panghal assured of medal

    In Men's Over 48kg-51kg (Flyweight) QF 2, India's Amit Panghal beats Scotland's Lennon Mulligan 5-0 to enter semi-finals. He is now assured of a medal.

  • 03:39 PM

    CWG 2022 Live, Badminton: Easy Win For PV Sindhu

    PV Sindhu beats Fatimah Nabaaha of Maldives 21-14, 21-11 in straight sets to progress to the Round of 16.

  • 03:25 PM

    CWG 2022 Live, Badminton: PV Sindhu wins first game

    Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu wins first game 21-4 against Maldives' Fathimath Nabaaha in Women's Singles (Round of 32).

  • 03:21 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Hima Das qualifies for women's 200m semis

    Indian sprinter Hima Das finishes first, qualifies for the women's 200m semi-finals with a timing of 23.42 seconds.

  • 02:52 PM

    Got lot of love from India, says Pakistan weightlifter

    As soon as Nooh Dastagir Butt won Pakistan's first gold medal at this edition of the Commonwealth Games, one of the first persons to lend a congratulatory hand was none other than Indian superstar Mirabai Chanu. As an Olympic medallist, Chanu has catapulted herself to superstardom and is not only an icon in India but also for weightlifters from the neighbouring nation.

    "It was such a proud moment for me when she congratulated me and praised my performance," Butt told PTI. "We look up to Mirabai for inspiration. She has shown us that, we from the South Asian countries can also win an Olympic medal. We became so proud of her when she won the silver at the Tokyo Olympics," she added.

  • 02:30 PM

    Punjab CM Announces Rs 40 Lakh Cash Prize For Weightlifter Gurdeep Singh

    Congratulations to Gurdeep Singh of village near Khanna for winning bronze medal in weightlifting 109kg weight category during Commonwealth Games... A prize money of Rs 40 lakhs will be given to Gurdeep by Punjab Government. Congratulations too... All the best for the future... Chakde India, tweets Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann.

  • 02:22 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE Updates: Check Out India's Table Tennis Schedule For The Day:

    - Mixed doubles round of 64 - Sanil Shetty/ Reeth Tennison - 8.30 PM onwards

    - Mixed doubles round of 32 - Sathiyan Gnansekaran/ Manika Batra - 8.30 PM onwards

    - Mixed doubles round of 32 - Achantha Sharath Kamal/ Sreeja Akula - 8.30 PM onwards

    - Women's singles round of 32 - Sreeja Akula/ Manika Batra - 8.30 PM onwards

    - Men's doubles round of 32 - Harmeet Desai/ Sanil Shetty - 8.30 PM onwards

    - Men's doubles round of 32 - Sharath Kamal/ Sathiyan Gnansekaran - 8.30 pm onwards

  • 01:48 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE Updates: Multiple Squash Events:

    - Women's doubles round of 32 – Sunanya Sara Kuruvilla/ Anahat Singh – 5.30 PM

    - Men's doubles round of 32 – Velavan Senthilkumar/ Abhay Singh – 6 PM

    - Mixed doubles round of 16 – Dipika Pallikal Karthik/ Sourav Ghosal – 7 PM

    - Mixed doubles round of 16 – Joshana Chinappa/ Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu – 11 PM

    - Women's doubles round of 16 – Joshana Chinappa/ Dipika Pallikal Karthik – 12.20 AM (on Friday)

  • 01:41 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE Updates: A Medal In Lawn Bowls?

    Mridul Borgohain will contest in men's singles lawn bowls event at 4 pm.

  • 01:35 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE Updates: Indian Men's Hockey Team To Face Wales Today

    The Indian men's hockey team will face Wales today. The match will begin at 6.30 pm.

  • 01:27 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE Updates What About Rhythmic Gymnastics?

    - Individual qualification sub division 1 - Balveen Kaur - 4.30 PM onwards

  • 01:21 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE Updates: India's Schedule For Para Powerlifting On Day 7:

    - Women's Lightweight - Manpreet Kaur, Sakina Khatun (7:30 PM)

    - Men's Lightweight - Parmjeer Kumar (9:00 PM)

    - Men's Heavyweight - Sudhir (1:30 AM on Friday)

  • 01:13 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE Updates: India's Schedule For Boxing On Day 7:

    - 48kg-51kg flyweight – quarterfinal 2 – Amit Panghal– 4.45 PM

    - 57-60 kg lightweight – quarterfinal 2 – Jasmine Lamboria – 6.15 PM

    - 92kg super heavyweight – quarterfinal 1 – Sagar Ahlawat – 8 PM

    - 63.5-67kg welterweight – quarterfinal 3 – Rohit Tokas – (12.30 AM on Thursday)

  • 01:02 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE Updates: India's Schedule For Badminton On Day 7:

    - Men's Singles Round of 32: Kidambi Srikanth vs Daniel Wanagaliya (UGA) - 4 PM IST

    - Women's Singles Rd of 32: Aakarshi Kashyap vs Mahoor Shahzad (PAK) - 10 PM

  • 12:56 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE Updates: India's Schedule For Athletics, Para Athletics Events

    - Women's Hammer Throw: Qualifying round – Sarita Singh, Manja Bala – 2.30 PM

    - Women's 200m – Round 1 – Heat 2 – Hima Das – 3.30 PM

    - Men's Long Jump Final – Muhammed Anees Yahiya, Murali Sreeshankar – 12.12 AM (on Friday)

  • 12:53 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE Updates: Focus On Hockey, Squash, Athletics On Day 7

    For day 7, the focus would be on athletics, hockey, table tennis, boxing, squash, and para TT events as India look to win more medals in Commonwealth Games 2022.

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