Indian wrestlers did wonders on the 8th day of the Commonwealth Games 2022. 6 Indian wrestlers had presented the challenge and all won medals.
India won 3 gold medals in wrestling
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New Delhi. The 8th day of the Commonwealth Games 2022 was a great day for India. Indian players dominated in wrestling. All the 6 wrestlers who landed on the 8th day filled the country’s bag. Wrestlers have put 3 gold, one silver and 2 bronze medals in India’s account. On the basis of this, India has also made a big leap in the medal tally. India has now moved from 7th to 5th place with a total of 26 medals. India has 9 gold, 8 silver and 9 bronze medals so far.
India got 6 medals in wrestling
Indian players dominated in wrestling. In whichever category the Indian wrestler landed, he won the medal in the same. Bajrang Poonia won gold in 65 kg, Sakshi Malik in 62 kg and Deepak Poonia in 86 kg weight category. Whereas Anshu Malik put the silver medal in the country’s bag in 57 kg. Divya Kakran won the bronze medal in 68kg and Mohit Grewal in 125kg.
India’s medal confirmed in long ball too
The Indian women’s team has already created history by winning the gold medal in lawn ball and now the men’s team has also confirmed its one medal. In the men’s force, India defeated England 13-12 to enter the final. With this, the team has confirmed its medal. At the same time, the Indian men’s team has entered the final of the 4 x 400 meter relay. The quartet of Mohammad Anas, Noah Nirmal, Mohammad Ajmal and Amoz Jacob finished second in Heat 2. It is raining medals on India. Badminton, cricket, table tennis, athletics continue.
Australia on top
Australia topped the medal tally with 140 medals including 50 gold, 44 silver and 46 bronze. After this, England is in second place with a total of 131 medals including 47 gold, 46 silver, 38 bronze. Canada is in third place with 87 medals and New Zealand is fourth with 41 medals. After India, the teams of Scotland, South Africa, Nigeria, Wales and Malaysia are in the top 10. Scotland has a total of 35 medals including 7 gold, South Africa has 22 including 7 gold, Nigeria has 16 including 7 gold, Wales has 19 including 4 gold and Malaysia has 11 medals including 4 gold.
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