CWG 2022 Day 8: Wrestlers Deepak, Bajrang Sakshi Win Gold, Anshu Clinches Silver; Hockey Team In Bronze Medal Race

Ashita Singh
Sat, 06 Aug 2022 02:38 AM IST
CWG 2022 Day 8: Wrestlers Deepak, Bajrang Sakshi Win Gold, Anshu Clinches Silver; Hockey Team In Bronze Medal Race

After an action-packed eighth day of India's Commonwealth Games 2022 campaign in which Bajrang Punia was a class apart while defending his title before Sakshi Malik produced a sensational gold medal-winning effort. Deepak Punia (86kg) also contributed in swelling India's medal tally by winning the men's freestyle gold but birthday girl Anshu Malik (57kg) had to be content with a silver medal in her maiden CWG appearance. Divya Kakran clinched a bronze in 68kg. Courtesy three golds, 1 silver and 1 bronze India moved to fifth position in the medal tally ahead of Scotland.

05 August 2022
  • 02:34 AM

    India Loses To Australia By 0-3 In Hockey Semi Final Shoot Out Match

    Australia scored in their 3 penalty shootout while India failed to score even once.  And after a loss, India is out of the Gold Medal race and now will face New Zealand in the bronze medal match!

  • 02:28 AM

    Women's Hockey Semi-final Shootout

     Australia score  and India miss out yet. Australia lead 2-0 in shootout!


  • 02:08 AM

    India Levels With Australia 1-1

    With a goal in fourth quarter India and Australia are now leveled 1-1

  • 01:59 AM

    Women's Hockey Semi-final - End of Quarter 3

     A goalless quarter for both the teams. INDIA 0-1 AUSTRALIA

  • 01:31 AM

    Women's Hockey Semifinals: India Trail Australia By 1-0

     With a goalless second quarter, Australian women are in the lead. India is 0-1 behind at halfway mark in End of Quarter 2 

  • 01:12 AM

    Indian Sprinter Hima Das Misses Out On Finals

    Hima Das failed to qualify for the finals with a managed time of 23.42 seconds. There were already two others in the first heat who ran faster than her which led to her loss.

  • 01:08 AM

    Women's Hockey Semifinals Underway

    Australia scores their first goal in the ninth minute. Take 1-0 lead in Quarter 1.


  • 12:58 AM

    Hima Das Comes In Third In Athletics

    Hima Das finishes third in women's 200m semi-final 2 with timing of 23.42 seconds


  • 12:40 AM

    CWG 2022, Day 8, Badminton Updates: Satwiksairaj/Chirag are in QUARTERS!!!

    Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty pair beats Murad Ali/Muhammad Irfan Saeed Bhatti (Pakistan) 21-8, 21-7 in Men's Doubles - Round of 16.  

  • 12:30 AM

    India's Wrestling Medal Tally Extends As Mohit Grewal Clinches Bronze

    Indian wrestler Mohit Grewal wins bronze in men's freestyle 125kg category.

  • 12:17 AM

    CWG 2022, Day 8, Badminton: Lakshya Sen Wins In Singles

    Lakshya Sen enters into the quarter-finals with a comfortable 21-9, 21-16 win against Ying Xiang Lin (Australia) in Men's Singles - Round of 16

  • 11:52 PM

    Bronze For Divya Kakran In Wrestling

    Divya wrapped her arm around her opponent took her down by the side and then gets a pin. India's medals in wrestling increased to five. 

  • 11:45 PM

    Medal Assured In Men's Lawn Bowls At CWG 2022

    Another medal confirmed in Lawn Bowls for India, the men's fours team into the final after defeating England in the semi-finals.

  • 11:40 PM

    Gold It Is For Deepak Punia In Wrestling!!

    Indian wrestler Deepak Punia wins gold after beating Muhammad Inam of Pakistan 3-0 in men's freestyle 86kg category.


  • 11:28 PM

    Sakshi Malik Clinches Maiden CWG 2022 Gold

     Canadian Gonzalez was dominating the match initially as she gained a 0-4 lead in the first period. Then in the second period, Malik scripted an entire comeback to equal the scores 4-4 and won the match via fall. The match lasted for 3 minutes and 47 seconds.

  • 11:02 PM

    Sakshi Malik Wins Gold!!!!

    Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik bags gold after defeating Godinez Gonzalez of Canada in the women's freestyle 62kg category.

  • 10:22 PM

    Wrestler Bajrang Punia Wins Gold!

    Bajrang Punia defeated Lachlan Mcneil of Canada in Men's Freestyle 65kg gold medal match

  • 09:55 PM

    Anshu Malik Wins Silver In Wrestling

    Indian wrestler Anshu Malik settles for silver after losing to Nigeria's Folasade Adekuoroye in 57kg final

  • 09:46 PM

    Wrestling Finals: Anshu Malik In Action

    Anshu Malik is now in action against Odunayo Folasade Adekuoroye in Women's Freestyle 57kg Gold Medal match.


  • 09:27 PM

    Table Tennis: Mixed Doubles Pair Kamal, Akula Enter Semis

    Achanta Sharath Kamal/Sreeja Akula advances into the semis with a 3-2 win over Liam Pitchford/Tin-Tin Ho (England) in Quarterfinal 3

  • 09:24 PM

    CWG 2022: Manika, Sathiyan Loses In Mixed Doubles Table Tennis QFs

    Sathiyan Gnanasekaran/Manika Batra lose 2-3 to Javen Choong/Karen Lyne of Malaysia in mixed doubles Quarterfinal 1.


  • 09:14 PM

    Upcoming Bronze Medal Matches

    Divya Kakran vs Tiger Lily Cocker Lemalie of Tonga in Women's Freestyle 68 kg

    Mohit Grewal vs Aaron Johnson of Jamaica in Men's Freestyle 125 kg

  • 08:55 PM

    Upcoming Gold Medal Wrestling Matches

    Anshu Malik vs Odunayo Folasade Adekuoroye in Women's Freestyle 57kg

    Bajrang Punia vs Lachlan Mcneil of Canada in Men's Freestyle 65kg

    Sakshi Malik vs Ana Godinez Gonzalez of Canada in Women's Freestyle 62 kg

    Deepak Punia vs Muhammad Inam of Pakistan in Men's Freestyle 86 kg

  • 07:59 PM

    Wrestling Deepak Punia Enters Finals

    Indian wrestler Deepak Punia advances to the freestyle 86kg final after defeating Alexander Moore of Canada 3-1.

  • 07:47 PM

    Bajrang Punia Enter Wrestling Finals

    Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia eases into the freestyle 65kg final with a 10-0 win over George Ramm of England.

  • 07:45 PM

    Anshu Malik Enter Wrstling Finals

    Indian wrestler Anshu Malik enters the freestyle 57kg final with a 10-0 win over Nethmi Poruthotage of Sri Lanka.

  • 07:44 PM

    Sakshi Malik Advances To Finals

    Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik moves to the freestyle 62kg final with a 10-0 win over Etane Ngolle of Cameroon.

  • 07:32 PM

    Deepak Punia Storms Into Wrestling Semis

    Wrestler advances to freestyle 86kg semifinal after defeating Sheku Kassegbama of Sierra Leone.

  • 07:09 PM

    Badmonton: PV Sindhu Enters Quarter-Finals

    Sindhu beats Husina Kobugabe (Uganda) 21-10, 21-9 in Women's Singles - Round of 16 to enter QF

  • 07:06 PM

    Wrestler Bajrang Punia Enters Semis

    Wrestler Bajrang Punia enters freestyle 65kg semifinal after defeating Jean Guyliane Joris Bandou of Mauritius. 

  • 07:05 PM

    CWG 2022, Day 8: PV Sindhu Wins First Game

    PV Sindhu wins the first game 21-10 against Husina Kobugabe (Uganda) in Women's Singles - Round of 16

  • 06:57 PM

    Sakshi Malik In Wrestling Semis

    Sakshi Malik beats Kelsey Barnes of England to enter women's freestyle 62kg semifinal. Sakshi won via technical superiority (10-0)

  • 06:45 PM

    Wrestler Anshu Malik Storms Into Semis

    Wrestler Anshu Malik storms into the women's freestyle 57kg semifinal after defeating Irene Symeonidis of Australia 10-

  • 06:12 PM

    Kidambi Srikanth Advances To Quarters!

    Kidambi Srikanth beats Dumindu Abeywickrama (Sri Lanka) 21-9, 21-12 in Men's Singles - Round of 16. 

  • 05:54 PM

    Kamal Beats Luu To Enter Table Tennis Pre-Quarters

    Achanta Sharath Kamal beats Finn Luu (Australia) 12-10, 11-8, 11-7, 11-6 in Men's Singles - Round of 32. Enters pre-quarters!

  • 05:48 PM

    CWG 2022, Badminton: Kidambi Draw First Blood

    Kidambi Srikanth wins the first game 21-9 against Dumindu Abeywickrama (Sri Lanka) in Men's Singles - Round of 16

  • 05:25 PM

    CWG 2022: Manika Batra, Sreeja Akula sail into TT singles quarters

    Manika Batra and Sreeja Akula entered the women's singles quarterfinals in the table tennis event of the Commonwealth Games. Batra steamrolled Australian Jee Minhyung 11-4, 11-8, 11-6, 12-10 to book her place in the quarterfinal.

    Sreeja, on the other hand, played out a nerve-wracking encounter against Charlotte Carey from Wales to secure herself a last eight berth. The 24-year-old toiled hard but held her nerves to beat Carey 8-11, 11-7, 12-14, 9-11, 11-4, 15-13, 12-10.

  • 05:19 PM

    CWG 2022, Day 8: Table Tennis

    Achanta Sharath Kamal's Men's Singles - Round of 32 is underway.

  • 04:50 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE: Wrestling

    Wrestling will resume at 5.15 pm IST after the event was paused for a safety check.

  • 04:33 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Wrestling events paused due to security concerns

    "We are taking a short pause for a safety check and will resume action once we receive the go-ahead," tweets United World Wrestling.

  • 04:31 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE: Athletics

    India enter the final of Men's 4x400m Relay after finishing 2nd in Heat 2.

  • 03:58 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Table Tennis

    India's Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran stormed into the mixed doubles quarterfinals while their compatriots Achanta Sharath Kamal and Akuja Sreeja also advanced to the last eight stage at the Commonwealth Games. The duo of Batra and Sathiyan defeated Nigerians Olajide Omotayo and Ajoke Ojomu 11-7, 11-6, 11-7. The two will face Malaysia's Javen Choong and Karen Lyne in the first quarterfinal later in the day.

    Meanwhile, the pair of Sharath and Akula, on the other hand, came from behind to beat Malaysia's Leond Chee Fang and Ho Ying 5-11, 11-2, 11-6 ,11-5. Sharath and Akula will square up against home favourites Liam Pitchford and Tin-Tin Ho in the second quarterfinal clash.

  • 03:56 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Table Tennis

    Manika Batra beats Australia's Minhyung Jee 4-0 to enter women's singles quarterfinals.

  • 03:44 PM

    CWG 2022: Wrestler Bajrang Punia in quarters

    Star Indian wrestler and Olympic medalist Bajrang Punia entered the quarterfinal of the men's 65 kg category after defeating Lowe Bingham of Nauru in his campaign opener at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 on Friday.

    Punia was extremely dominant in his match and scored a 5-0 win in a bout that lasted for one minute and 47 seconds. He scored the win via fall. In the quarterfinal, Punia will take on Jean Guyliane Joris Bandou of Mauritius later today.

  • 03:29 PM

    CWG 2022 Wrestling: Bajrang Enters Men's 65kg Quarter-finals

    Splendid start from favourite Bajrang Punia who beats Lowe Bingham 5-0 and enters the men’s 65kg quarter-finals. (Victory by Fall)

  • 03:29 PM

    CWG 2022 Para Table Tennis: Sonal Loses in Semi-final

    India’s Sonal Patel has lost to Christina Ikepoye in the women’s singles semi-final (classes 3-5). Sonal lost 11-8, 6-11, 4-11, 7-11.

  • 03:28 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE: Lawn Bowls

    Team India goes down against Team England 14-17 in the Quarterfinals of the Women's Pairs

  • 03:21 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE: Athletics

    India's Jyothi Yarraji finishes 4th in Women's 100m Hurdles - Round 1 (Heat 2).

  • 03:14 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Para Table Tennis

    Sonal Patel was unable to win her second game against Christina Ikepoye of Nigeria.

  • 03:06 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Para Table Tennis

    Bhavina Patel enters the final as she has beaten Sue Bailey of England 11-6, 11-6, 11-6.

  • 03:04 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Para Table Tennis Men's Singles Classes 3-5 - Semi-Final

    Raj Aravindan failed to win the second game 8-11 with his opponent Naslru Sule drawing level. However, he was able to secure the third game  11-4 to take the lead again.

  • 03:02 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Para Table Tennis - Bhavina Wins 2nd Game

    Bhavina Patel won the 2nd game (11-6) and took 2-0 lead vs Sue Bailey.  

  • 02:55 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Para Table Tennis

    India's Bhavina won the first game 11-6 in the women’s singles classes 3-5 semi-final match vs Sue Bailey of England.

  • 02:45 PM

    CWG 2022 Live: Para Table Tennis

    The next in line is Bhavina Patel (vs Sue Bailey), Sonal Patel (vs Christina Ikepoye), and Raj Aravindan vs Naslru Sule. The players will be playing their respective Class 3-5, Semi-final matches.

  • 02:10 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE: Table Tennis

    Achanta Sharath Kamal and Akula Sreeja take on Malaysia's Leong Chee Feng and Ho Ying in Mixed Doubles - Round of 16.

  • 01:52 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE: Lawn Bowls

    India's Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia are facing off against Sophie Tolchardand and Amy Pharaohin in Women's Pairs - Quarter-Final.

  • 01:50 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE: India's Schedule On Day 8

    Following is India's schedule at the Commonwealth Games on the 8th day on Friday. (All timings in IST)


    Men's doubles round of 16: Velavan Senthilkumar/ Abhay Singh - 5.15 PM
    Mixed doubles quarterfinal: Dipika Pallikal/Sourav Ghosal - 12 AM (Saturday)

    Table Tennis:

    Mixed Doubles round of 16: Sathiyan Gnansekaran/Manika Batra - 2 PM
    Mixed Doubles round of 16: Achantha Sharath Kamal/Akula Sreeja - 2 PM
    Women's singles round of 16: Sreeja Akula - 3.15 PM
    Women's singles round of 16: Reeth Tennison - 3.15 PM


    Women's Semifinal: India versus Australia - 10.30 PM.

    Wrestling (starts at 3:30 pm):

    Men's Freestyle 125kg: Mohit Grewal
    Men's Freestyle 65kg: Bajrang Punia
    Men's Freestyle 86kg: Deepak Punia
    Women's Freestyle 57kg: Anshu Malik
    Women's Freestyle 68kg: Divya Kakran
    Women's Freestyle 62kg: Sakshi Malik.

  • 01:48 PM

    CWG 2022 LIVE: India's Schedule On Day 8

    Following is India's schedule at the Commonwealth Games on the 8th day on Friday. (All timings in IST)

    Athletics and Para Athletics:

    Women's 100m Hurdles Round 1 - Heat 2: Jyothi Yarraji - 3.06 PM
    Women's Long Jump qualifying round - Group A: Ancy Edapilly - 4.10 PM
    Women's 200m semi-final 2: Hima Das - 12.53 AM on Saturday
    Men's 4x400m relay round 1: 4.19 PM

    Badminton (starts at 3:30 PM IST):

    Women's doubles round of 16: Jolly Treesa/Pullela Gayatri Gopichand
    Men's doubles round of 16: Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy/ Chirag Shetty
    Women's singles round of 16: PV Sindhu
    Women's singles round of 16: Akarshi Kashyap
    Men's Singles round of 16: Kidambi Srikanth

    Lawn Bowls:

    Women's Pair Quarter-finals: India versus England - 1 PM

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