India had a decent outing on Day 3 of the Commonwealth Games 2018 with weightlifters adding two Gold medals to the Indian medal tally.
CWG 2018 : Day 3 Full Indian Result
Defending Champion India’s Sathish kumar Sivalingam bagged the first gold of the day in men’s 77kg category when he lifted a grand total of 317kg (144kg in Snatch and 173kg in Clean & Jerk), followed by England’s Jack Oliver who won the Silver after posting 312kg (145kg in Snatch and 167kg in Clean & Jerk).
This was the second consecutive gold for Sathish in two Commonwealth Games back to back.
Later, in the evening Venkat Rahul Ragala won the fourth overall gold medal for India after lifting 338kg (151 Snatch and 187 in Clean and Jerk).
Rahul, who won the silver medal in youth Olympics was struggling from injury but still he managed to grab the gold metal for the nation.
Vandna Gupta, participating in women’s 63kg final missed out of a medal after finishing 5th in her category.
Both India’s men and women team advanced to the semifinals of the team event after defeating Malaysia in the quarterfinals today.
In the men’s quarterfinal tie, Harmeet Desai started off the proceedings with a comfortable 11-4, 12-10, 11-6 victory over Chee Feng Leong before star player Sharath Kamal gave India a 2-0 lead by defeating Muhammad Ashraf Haiq 11-8 11-7 11-6.
In the women’s quarterfinal tie, Manika Batra registered a 11-9 11-7 11-7 win over Ying Ho in the opening match.
Madhurika then paired with Mouma Das in the doubles to notch up an 11-8 10-12 11-8 11-7 win against the Malaysian duo of Ying Ho and Ai Xin Tee to seal the tie for India.
India knocked out Mauritius by 3-0 to qualify for the semi-finals of the mixed event. In the first match, Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Chandrasekha defeated Aatish Lubah and Chrsitopher Jean Paul 21-12, 21-3.
Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki N. Reddy made it 2-0 and just after Srikanth beat Georges Julien Paul, 21-12, 21-4 in 29 minute to book a place in Top 4, where the team will be up against Singapore.
It proved out to be a bad outing for Indian men’s hockey team as they play a draw with lower ranked Pakistan in the first match of the CWG 2018.
Despite leading through the half-way stage by 2-0, India failed to carry the momentum in last two quarters and eventually conceded two goals including one in the dying seconds of the match to play a draw by 2-2.
Indian boxers Mohammed Hussamuddin, Manoj kumar and Sarita Devi make their way into the Quarter-finals after winning their respective matches. Now, just one win will ensure them of a medal here in 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Sajan Prakash failed to make an impact after qualifying for 200m Butterfly finals and finished on 8th spot with the timings of 1:59.05.
17-year old wonder boy and Khelo India Champion, Srihari Natraj smashed the national record today to enter the 50m backstroke semi-finals but failed to qualify for the finals later after finishing 9th in the overall standings.
Squash player Joshna Chinappa was eliminated from the women’s singles in Quarter finals of CWG 2018 after losing out to New Zealand’s J. King by 0-3.
India’s downfall in basketball continues as men’s basketball team lose to England by 54-100 in a shameful manner while Malaysia’s women team defeated India by 85-72 in the group stage encounter.
Indian women fours team did very well to make it to the quarter-finals of CWG 2018 but missed out of a medal after losing out to Malta in a thriller by 11-13.
Yogeshwar Singh concluded his men’s Individual All-Around Final on 14th spot with the overall score of 75.600 while in the women’s event Aruna Reddy and Pranti Das finished on 13th and 15th place respectively.
|Name / Team||Sports||Event||Result||Medal if any|
|India Vs S.Africa||Lawn bowls||Men’s Triples Group||Win – (18-17)|
|Pinki VS Pauline BLUMSKY (NIU)||Lawn bowls||Women Single Group||Win – (21-9)|
|Yogeshwar Singh||Gymnastics||Men’s Individual All-Around Final||75.600- 14|
|Sathish Kumar Sivalingam||Weightlifting||Men’s 77kg Final||317 – 1st||Gold Medal|
|India Vs Malysia||Table Tennis||Women’s Team Quarterfinal||Win – (3-0)||Enter SF|
|Sajan Prakash||Swimming||Men’s 200m Butterfly Heat||1:58:87 – 9th NR Q||Enter Final|
|India Vs Mauritius||Badminton||Mixed Team Quarterfinal||Win – (3-0)||Enter SF|
|Srihari NATARAJ||Swimming||Men’s 50m Backstroke||26.11 – 9th Q||Enter SF|
|India Vs N.Island||Lawn bowls||Men’s Pairs group Stage||Win – (17-7)|
|India Vs Fiji||Lawn bowls||Women’s Fours Group Stage||Win – (26-4)|
|India Vs Malysia||Table Tennis||Men’s Team Quarterfinal||Win – (3-0)||Enter SF|
|Sahil Kumar||Cycling||Men’s sprint Qualification||10.584 – 22|
|Ranjit Singh||Cycling||Men’s sprint Qualification||10.486 – 21|
|Sanuraj Paul Sanandaraj||Cycling||Men’s sprint Qualification||10.381 – 20|
|Vandna Gupta||Weightlifting||Women’s 63kg final||180 – 5th|
|India Vs Pakistan||Hockey||Men’s Pool B||Draw – 2-2|
|Manjeet Singh||Cycling||Men’s 15km Scratch Race Qualifying Round||13th|
|India Vs Malta||Lawn bowls||Women’s Fours Quarter final||Lost – 11-13|
|Pranti das||Gymnastic||Women’s Individual All-Around Final||43.900 – 15|
|Aruna Reddy||Gymnastic||Women’s Individual All-Around Final||44.400 – 13|
|India Vs England||Basketball||Men Group Stage||Lost – 54-100|
|Venkat Rahul Ragala||Weightlifting||Men’s 85kg Final||338 Kg – 1st||Gold Medal|
|India Vs Malaysia||Basketball||Women Group Stage||Lost – 72-85|
|Sarita DEVI Vs Kimberly GITTENS (BAR)||Boxing||Women’s 60kg Round of 16||Win – (5-0)|
|Sonali Mayanglambam||Cycling||Women’s 25km Points Race Finals||DNS|
|Monorama Tongbram||Cycling||Women’s 25km Points Race Finals||DNF|
|Joshna Chinappa Vs J King (NZL)||Squash||Women’s Singles Quarterfinal||3:00 PM|
|Sajan Prakash||Swimming||Men’s 200m Butterfly Final||1:59.05 – 8th|
|Mohammed Hussamuddin Vs B Warawara (VAN)||Boxing||Men’s 56kg Round of 16||Win – (5-0)|
|Aleena Reji||Cycling||Women’s time trial||49.576 – 14|
|Deborah Herold||Cycling||Women’s time trial||49.757 – 13|
|Manoj Kumar Vs K Mbundwike (TAN)||Boxing||Men’s 69 kg Round of 16||Win – (5-0)|
|Srihari Nataraj||Swimming||50m backstroke semifinalist||26.50 – 9th|