Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 5 results live updates: See Birmingham CWG top results and highlights

August 02, 15:08 (IST)

Poonam Yadav is going strong right now as she sits in second place in the women’s 76kg weightlifting event after the snatch round. She has lifted 100kg in two attempts while Maya Laylor currently tops the list.

August 02, 15:02 (IST)

India’s Murali Sreeshankar qualified for the final men’s long jump event today. He recorded 8.05m in the long jump qualification round.

August 02, 13:03 (IST)

India will start its Day 5 campaign of the Commonwealth Games 2022 with Poonam Yadav’s weightlifting event. The Indian athlete will be seen competing in the women’s 76kg weightlifting event at 2:00 PM IST. She will aim for a podium in this category.

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The 2022 Commonwealth Games entered Day 5 today, August 2 in Birmingham after an action-packed Day 4. India had a productive day yesterday (Day 4) at the Games as they picked up 3 medals in Judo and Weightlifting. Shushila Devi, Vijay Yadav and Harjinder Kaur are the successful athletes in their respective events. Meanwhile, India was guaranteed another three medals after reaching the finals of the women’s bowls fours event, the mixed team badminton event and the table tennis team event. male. In the Squash category, Sourav Ghosal and Suyana Kuruvilla reached the semi-finals, but Joshna Chinappa withdrew. Amit Panghal and MD Hussamuddin easily reached the next round in the men’s boxing events. The Indian men’s hockey team settled for a 4-4 draw against England in the Pool B hockey game. Commonwealth Games 2022 medal count live update: Harjinder Kaur wins bronze in weightlifting, India ranks sixth in Birmingham’s CWG medal table

However, all eyes will be on Day 5 as India might add a few more medals to their tally. Punam Yadav, Vikas Thakur and Usha Kumara will fight for top honors in the weightlifting finals. But, the most anticipated event will be the women’s four-man bowls final as India reached the final for the first time in their history. The mixed badminton team and the men’s time trial team will also compete in the final events today. The badminton team led by PV Sindhu would be looking to add a gold medal to India’s medal tally as they dominated throughout the event. The men’s TT team will also be aiming for top honors in the mixed team final today.

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