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Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 2 Highlights: Mirabai Chanu wins gold, Bindyarani Devi grabs silver

Commonwealth Games 2022, Birmingham, Day 2 Schedule, Highlights: Mirabai Chanu bossed the 49kg field as expected to defend her Commonwealth Games title and give India the first gold medal of the Birmingham edition.

By: Sports Desk
Updated: August 4, 2022 6:36:46 pm
Mirabai Chanu and Bindyarani Devi.

Commonwealth Games 2022 Highlights, Day 2 Schedule of India: Mirabai Chanu bossed the 49kg field as expected to defend her Commonwealth Games title and give India the first gold medal of the Birmingham edition on Saturday. The Olympic silver medallist aggregated a total of 201kg (88kg + 113kg) to stamp her authority in the competition and achieve a Commonwealth Games record in the process. Meanwhile, Bindyarani Devi won the silver medal in the Women’s 55kg category, raising India’s medal tally to 4.

Partially fulfilling the promise he made to himself four years back, young weightlifter Sanket Sargar won a silver medal in men’s 55kg category, putting India on the medal tally at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Meanwhile, weightlifter Gururaja Poojary clinched a bronze medal in the men’s 61kg category at the Commonwealth Games, adding to India’s tally.

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain (70kg) cruised to the quarterfinals of the women’s light middle weight category with an easy 5-0 win against Ariana Nicholson at the Commonwealth Games while the Indian Women’s hockey team defeated Wales 3-1. In a major upset, defending champions India, led by star paddler Manika Batra, crashed out of the women’s table tennis team event after losing to Malaysia 3-2 in the quarterfinals.

Follow all the highlights from Day 2 of the 2022 Commonwealth Games below.

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Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 2 Highlights: Follow all the highlights from Birmingham

02:36 (IST)31 Jul 2022
Weightlifting: Bindyarani Devi wins silver

Bindyarani Devi wins silver in the Women’s 55kg category. Confirms India's 4th medal in CWG.

02:31 (IST)31 Jul 2022
Weightlifting: Bindyarani Devi fails to lift 114kg in 2nd attempt

Bindyarani Devi fails to lift 114kg in her second attempt in Clean & Jerk. Remains 3rd

02:25 (IST)31 Jul 2022
Bindyarani assured of a medal

Bindyarani confirms India's fourth medal! Lifts 110kgs and now we have to wait to see if it's gold, silver or bronze.

01:44 (IST)31 Jul 2022
Srihari Nataraj finishes 7th

India's Srihari Nataraj finishes 7th with timing of 54:31; was 5th at the 50m turn. Pieter Coetzee of South Africa takes gold with 53.78

01:36 (IST)31 Jul 2022
Badminton: India defeat Australia 3-0

Badminton Mixed team event: Sumeeth Reddy/Chirag Shetty beat Tran Pham 21-16, 21-19. India defeat Australia 3-0.

01:30 (IST)31 Jul 2022
Weightlifting: Bindyarani's personal best

Bindyarani Devi successfully lifts a personal best 86kg in her third snatch attempt

01:28 (IST)31 Jul 2022
Boxing: Sanjeet Kumar loses

Sanjeet Kumar loses to Alo Leau of Samoa 3-2 in a split decision in the Men's 92kg Heavyweight Boxing Round of 16

01:26 (IST)31 Jul 2022
Weightlifting: Bindyarani Devi lifts 84kg

Bindyarani Devi successfully lifts 84kg, a CWG record, in her second snatch attempt

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Lovlina Borgohain beats Ariane Nicholson of New Zealand 5-0. Sails into the quarterfinals.

00:12 (IST)31 Jul 2022
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Table tennis: India lose 2-3 to Malaysia

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23:05 (IST)30 Jul 2022
Table tennis: Malaysia 2-2 India

Women's Team Quarter-final: Manika Batra loses 6-11, 3-11, 9-11 to Karen Lyne. Malaysia 2-2 India

22:46 (IST)30 Jul 2022
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22:24 (IST)30 Jul 2022
Weightlifting: MIRABAI CHANU!

An unsuccessful third lift but it doesn't matter. INDIA HAVE THEIR FIRST GOLD MEDAL AT 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES!

22:23 (IST)30 Jul 2022
Weightlifting: Mirabai follows 109 with 113!

She is doing it in style. The gulf of difference clearly visible in the women's 49kg category as Mirabai lifts 113kg after having sealed the gold already for India in her first attempt.

22:18 (IST)30 Jul 2022
Weightlifting: Mirabai Chanu wins the gold!

In her first Clean & Jerk attempt, Mirabai Chanu lifts 109kg and wins the first gold for India at the Commonwealth Games!

22:08 (IST)30 Jul 2022
Table Tennis: India 1-1 Malaysia

Manika Batra had won the first two games and had the lead in the third. Ho Ying clawed her way back into this one. The decider was 3-3 which is when Batra turned on the dominater mode and won it 3-11. India back in the tie, 1-1.

21:56 (IST)30 Jul 2022
Table Tennis: Batra under pressure after losing the 4th game!

Ho Ying wins the 3rd and the 4th game to make comeback after losing the first two. Pressure on Manika Batra and India now.

CWG 2022, Day 2 schedule: India vs Australia in T20 cricket, India vs Pakistan in badminton

On the second day of the Games (July 30), Indian athletes will take part in men's marathon, swimming, gymnastics, badminton, boxing, cycling, hockey, weightlifting, table tennis, squash, lawn tennis.

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First published on: 30-07-2022 at 12:15:40 pm
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