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CWG 2022 Day-2 Highlights: Chanu clinches gold; Bindyarani gets silver

Commonwealth Games 2022 Highlights Day 2: Mirabai Chanu extended her lead by lifting 88kg in the women's weightlifting finals. Bindyarani Devi, Gururaja Poojary, Sanket Sargar also clinched medals.

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Mirabai Chanu wins India's first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 | Photo: Twitter (@ianuragthakur)

CWG Birmingham 2022 Highlights

Mirabai Chanu, Indian woman weightlifter has successfully clinched a Gold medal for India while Indian weightlifter Sanket Mahadev Sargar on Saturday won a silver medal in men's 55kg category at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The 21-year-old, hailing from Sangli in Maharashtra, managed a total lift of 248kg (113kg in snatch and 135 kg in clean & jerk) to open India's account in the ongoing multi-nation event.Meanwhile, Bindyarani Devi, too in the later part of Day 2 managed to win a silver medal in the 55kg women's weightlifting category. 

The Indian shuttlers, peddlers and Squash players, who performed brilliantly on Day 1 of the event will be in action once again on Day 2 as well. The Indian Women's Table Tennis team defeated Guyana in the morning session and then played the Quarterfinals in the evening against Malaysia where they were defeated in a very close battle. The Men's team faced Northern Ireland and having won both their previous matches in the group, comfrtably made it a clean sweep.
 
The Indian Badminton Mixed team beat Sri Lanka and Australia in the group stages to advance to further rounds.
 
14 years old Anahat Singh and Abhay Singh's went down fighting valiantly today in their respective Squash events. Saurav Ghosal, however, comfortably cruised passed his opponent. 

The Indian Women's Hockey team, which beat Ghana 5-0 in their first game, faced Wales tonight and sealed yet another victory (3-1)

In Boxing, India's Olympic bronze medal winner Lovlina Borgohain also successfully won her bout against New Zealand's Nicholson. Apart from her, boxers Mohd Hussamuddin and Sanjeet were also in ACTION. Hussamuddin breezed passed his opponent while Sanjeet Kumar was knocked out of the match in a split decision. 

CWG Birmingham 2022 Highlights Day-2: Catch all the action so far from Birmingham Commonwealth Games' second day here
2:34 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: Silver Medal for weightlifter Bindyarani Devi!

India's 4th medal for Day-2 is in the bag as Bindyarani Devi wins silver medal in the 55kg women's weightlifting category. She also set a Games record in the Clean & Jerk round. Even though she missed her second attempt of 114kgs, she increased her weight quota in the third attempt, which was initially seen as a risk but she passed with flying colors! 
2:30 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: Bindyarani Devi misses her 2nd attempt of 114kgs, medal secured however

Although her medal has been secured, Bindyarani Devi was looking to improve her place in the tally but was not able to succeed in her 2nd attempt. Eyes will be on the screen for her last attempt. 
2:24 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: All eyes on Bindyarani Devi's 2nd attempt in the Clean and Jerk round

Indian weightlifter Bindyarani Devi will look to improve her tally to rise in the medal contention table with 2 more attempts remaining. 
2:20 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: Bindyarani Rani lifts 110 kgs in 1st attempt itself

In just 1 attempt, Indian woman weightlifter Bindyarani Devi lifts 110 kgs to secure a medal for India.
1:45 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: Indian mixed badminton team takes a 3-0 lead against Australia

With two more games to go, India extended a 3-0 lead with Chirag and Sumeeth Reddy defeating their Australian opponents in straight sets in the last match. Earlier, Kidambi Srikanth had won the second match with a dominating spirit. 
1:43 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: Srihari Nataraj misses out on medal, finishes 7th overall

Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj finished 7th in the 100m backstroke final. He clocks 54.31 seconds while missing out on a medal contention. 
1:38 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: Srihari Nataraj in action in the 100m backstroke final

India's ace swimmer Srihari Nataraj is now in action against formidable opponents in the 100m backstroke final. 
1:31 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: Bindyarani Devi lifts 86 kgs in 3rd attempt in women's weightlifting

Indian weightlifter Bindyarani Devi successfully lifts 84kgs in her third attempt at women's weightlifting 55kg category
 
1:28 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: Bindyarani Devi lifts 84kgs in 2nd attempt in women's weightlifting

Indian weightlifter Bindyarani Devi doesn't break a sweat to lift 84kgs in her second attempt at women's weightlifting 55kg category
1:26 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: Boxer Sanjeet Kumar defeated by Samoa's Faoagali

Indian boxer Sanjeet Kumar failed to qualify for the quarterfinals against Samoa in a split decision during the heavyweight 86-92kg category. 
1:22 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: Bindyarani Devi successful in 1st attempt 55kg category

Bindyarani Devi managed a 81kg lift in the snatch round of the 55kg category of women's weightlifting, inching closer to a medal contention. 
1:15 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: India hands Canada a loss in Lawn Bowls

In the Lawn Bowls Women's Fours event, India win against Canada 17-7. This is India's second win for Day-2
1:13 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: India's Sanjeet in action against Samoa in the heavyweight category

Sanjeet Kumar, India's national heavyweight champion is up against Samoa's Faoagali in the Men's heavyweight boxing category, where India is hopeful of a medal. 
1:01 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: Indian women's hockey team victorious against Wales

India secured a comfortable 3-1 win against Wales in the Pool A match of the women's hockey. 
12:59 AM

Commonwealth Games Day 2 Live Updates: India suffers setback after Abhay retires hurt

India's Abhay Singh retires hurt vs Clyne of Scotland in the Men's singles Squash category

 

 

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First Published: Jul 30 2022 | 3:27 PM IST

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