CWG 2022: 109kg weightlifting final is underway© AFP
Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 6 Live Updates: The weightlifting final for 109kg category is underway. India’s Lovpereet Singh will soon be seen in action. India started Day 6 with the lawn bowls events in men’s singles and women’s pairs. They had a superb fifth day in the ongoing event as the country clinched a historic lawn bowls gold in the women’s fours event. What followed was a gold from the men’s table tennis team. Meanwhile, the mixed badminton team and weighlifter Vikas Thakur (96kg) bagged a silver each. Coming on the back of a memorable day, Wednesday promises to be another exciting outing for India as the men and women’s hockey teams will in action besides the likes of boxers Nikhat Zareen and Lovlina Borgohain hogging the limelight on the sixth day of the showpiece event. Meanwhile, the Indian women’s cricket team will be in action late night. And if the entertainment is due even after that, it is athletics that will take the stage simultaneously to end the day on a high for the fans.
Here are the Live Updates from Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games, straight from Birmingham
Lawn Bowls: Mridul Borgohain wins 21-5 in men’s singles
Mridul Borgohain has won his men’s singles round 2 match. He has defeated Chris Locke of Folkland Islands 21-5.
Weightlifting: Men’s 109kg final underway
The weightlifting final of men’s 109kg is going on. India’s Lovepreet Singh will soon be seen in action. Stay connected for live udpates!
Lawn Bowls: India women’s pair continues dominance
The Indian women’s pair of Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia is going really well. It has extended its lead over Niue’s pair of Hina Rereiti and Olivia Eunice Buckingham to 17-5 after thirteen ends of throws.
Lawn Bowls: Mridul Borgohain close to victory
Mridul Borgohain is extremely close to victory in his men’s singles round 2 game. He is leading 19-5 vs Chris Locke of Folkland Islands.
Lawn Bowls: What a coincidence!
The scores of India’s both lawn bowls matches – men’s singles and women’s pairs – are exactly the same at the moment. It’s 16-4 in India’s favour after 11 ends of throws.
Lawn Bowls: India women’s pair in charge
The Indian women’s pair of Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia has extended its lead over Niue’s pair of Hina Rereiti and Olivia Eunice Buckingham to 10-4 after nine ends of throws.
Lawn Bowls: Mridul Borgohain on top
Mridul Borgohain of India is leading 15-4 vs Chris Locke of Folkland Islands in the men’s singles round 2 game after 10 ends of throws.
Lawn Bowls: India women’s pair takes lead
Staging a remarkable comeback, Indian women’s team has taken a 7-4 lead against Niue.
Lawn Bowls: Mridul Borgohain marches ahead
Mridul Borgohain has now extended his lead to 13-1, he is running away with the game
Lawn Bowls: Mridul Borgohain extends lead
In the men’s singles round 2 game, Mridul Borgohain has extended his lead to 10-1 vs Chris Locke of Folkland Islands
Lawn Bowls: India’s women’s pair trails
Niue have played well so far to lead 2-1 against India in the ongoing women’s pairs event after three ends of throws.
Lawn Bowls: Mridul Borgohain extends lead
In the men’s singles round 2 game, Mridul Borgohain leads 5-0 vs Chris Locke of Folkland Islands after three ends of throws.
Lawn Bowls: It’s 1-1 in women’s pairs
The women’s pairs team of Lovely Choubey and Nayanmoni Saikia is currently level on scores with Niue’s pair of Hina Rereiti and Olivia Eunice Buckingham.
Lawn Bowls: Mridul Borgohain leads in men’s singles
In the men’s singles match, Mridul Borgohain leads Chris Locke of Falkland Islands 4-0 after two ends of throws.
India kick off Day 6
India start Day 6 with lawn bowls events. Mridul Borgohain is playing against Chris Locke of Folkland Islands in the men’s singles – section D – round 2, while India are facing Niue in the women’s pairs – section B – round 2 match.
India’s Day 5 performance highlights
In case you want to have a look at India’s overall performance on Day 5 (Tuesday) of the ongoing CWG, CLICK HERE to go to the day’s highlights.
Relive India’s historic lawn bowl win
The quartret of Lovely Choubey, Rupa Rani Tirkey, Pinki and Nayanmoni Saikia helped India achieve the glory at CWG 2022. Watch how they reacted after the win in final match of women’s fours:
The lawn bowls history for India!
On Tuesday, India clinched their first ever lawn bowls medal in CWG history, that too a gold. They defeated South Africa 17-10 in a thrilling final match. Read a detailed report HERE.
India’s Day 5 scheduleIn case you want to have a quick look at India’s schedule on Day 6 before the actual action kicks off, GO HERE.
Where does India stand in medal tally?
India continues to hold the sixth spot with 13 medals to its credit. Australia tops the table with 106 medals, including 42 gold. England follows it with 86 medals and New Zealand are at the third spot with 26 overall.
How many medals do India have?
With four medals coming on Tuesday, India now have 13 medals to their credit. They have five gold as many silver and three bronze medals so far.
How was Day 5 for India?
India bagged a total of four medals on Day 5 of CWG 2022. First, the Indian lawn bowls team created history with a gold in the women’s fours category. The, the men’s table tennis team defended its title with a win over Singapore. And to end the day on a high for India, the mixed badminton team and weighlifter Vikas Thakur (96kg) bagged a silver each.
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