CWG 2022: Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen in action.© AFP
Commonwealth Games, Day 3, Live Updates: India have added a fifth medal to their tally with star weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga winning a second gold for India in men’s 67kg weightlifting event. The youngster from Mizoram clinched the title in style by setting a new Games Record of 300kg (combined snatch + clean and jerk) lift. With Jeremy’s medal India have now won two gold, two silver and one bronze medal so far. Boxer Nikhat Zareen beat Mozambique’s Helena Ismael 5-0 to enter 50kg quarter-finals, however, Shiva Thapa bowed out of the 63.5 kg Round of 16 losing to Scotland’s Reese Lynch. Indian swimmer Srihari Natraj clocked 25.52 seconds to qualify for the semifinals of men’s 50m backstroke event. However, in men’s 200m butterfly, Sajan Prakash finished fourth in his heat after clocking 1:58:99s and was put in the reserve list. In cricket, India have dismissed Pakistan for 99 in 18 overs and are chasing well at Edgbaston, Birmingham. Both India and Pakistan lost their respective opening Group A matches, and are in desperate need of a win. Indian gymnast Yogeshwar Singh finished 15th in the men’s all-around final of artistic gymnastics event. The Haryana gymnast, who had participated in three World Championships, finished with an overall score of 74.700. On Day 2, India won four medals with weightlifter Mirabai Chanu winning gold. The contingent would now hope to backup Day 2 with good performances on Day 3.
Here are the Live Updates from Day 3 of the Commonwealth Games, straight from Birmingham
Weightlifting: Popy Hazarika to feature in 59kg final!
After Jeremy Lalrinnunga’s gold medal-winning display, hopes are high from Indian weightlifters. And in around five minutes, India’s Popy Hazarika will vie for yet another medal in the Women’s 59kg – Final
Squash: Joshana Chinappa will be in action soon!
Joshana Chinappa will pay a Round of 16 match against Australia’s Kaitlyn Watts soon.
Cricket: India in cruise mode!
After dismissing Pakistan for a meagre 99 in 18 overs, India have reached 17/0 by the third over. The is a 18-over affair after rain delayed the start!
Table Tennis: India in Semis
The Indian men’s team defeated Bangladesh 3-0 in the quarter-finals to enter the last four stage. Sharath Kamal and then G Sathiyan won their respective singles rubbers to give India an easy win.
Cycling: Vishavjeet Singh in 15km scratch race final
In cycling, Vishavjeet Singh has entered the final of the Men’s 15km scratch race event. He was fifth in Heat 2. The other Indian in the fray could not qualify for the final.
Boxing: Shiva Thapa Bows Out!
By a split decision, Shiva Thapa loses to Scotland’s Lynch by 4-1 margin in the Round of 16
Boxing: Shiva leads after two rounds!
It has been a close affair so far, with no boxer giving the other an inch of space. Shiva is slightly ahead based one one judge’s 20-18 ruling in his favour. The others have given 19-19 to the two boxers
Cycling: Ronaldo Laitonjam out
Ronaldo Laitonjam loses to Australia’s Matthew Glaetzer in Men’s Sprint – 1/8 Finals and is out of the competition.
Cycling: Ronaldo Laitonjam in quarter-finals
Ronaldo Laitonjam has qualified for the Men’s Sprint quarter-finals after finishing 13th in the qualifying. Other Indians, David Beckham and Esow finished 18th and 23rd respectively.
Shiva Thapa is here!
The Indian boxer will fight from the blue corner today!
Boxing: Shiva Thapa up next!
Shiva Thapa will face Scotland’s Reese Lynch in 63.5 kg Round of 16
From the highs of winning a World Championship bronze in 2015, to the debacle at the 2016 Rio Olympics, followed by his failure to make the Tokyo Games, the Guwahati boxer’s life has come a full cycle.
Boxing: Nikhat in quarter-finals!
Referee stopped the contest as Nikhat Zareen effected the knockdown. The world champion is now only one win away from assuring herself of a medal.
Boxing: Nikhat takes the second round also!
Nikhat has won the second round too and in the third round round effected a knockdown!
Boxing: NIkhat Zareen wins frist round
Nikhat is moving well against her Mozambique rival and has unanimously won the first round. All five judges rule in her favour!
Boxing: Nikhat Zareen’s bout to start soon!
World Championship gold medallist boxer Nikhat Zareen is gearing up for the Round of 16 bout in 50kg soon against Mozambique’s Helena Ismael
Cricket: India vs Pakistan
Meanwhile, in India vs Pakistan cricket match, the former is bowling first has got a early breakthrough
Yogeshwar 15th in Men’s All-Around – Final
India’s Yogeshwar Singh has finished 15th in Men’s All-Around – Final among18 competitors with a total score of 74.700
FIFTH MEDAL FOR INDIA
Jeremy’s gold medal has lifted India to the sixth position. India have so far won two gold medals, two silver and one bronze medals
Jeremy led the field throughout! First he set a new snatch Games record with a lift of 140kg. His nearest competitor lifted 130kg in snatch.
Then in clean and jerk, Jeremy lifted 160kg in his second attempt. Though, Samoa’s Vaipava Nevo came up with a clean and jerk Games record of 166kg, Jeremy combined best of 300kg was seven kg better than Nevo’s combined of 293kg. The Samoan had to be satisfied with a silver medal.
CWG 2022: Weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins gold in men’s 67kg final
He has set a new Games record too with a combined lift of 300kg
Weightlifting: Jeremy Wins Gold
Jeremy wins gold in 67kg weightlifting event!!!
Weightlifting: Jeremy Sets New Games Record
Combined Jeremey has lifted 300kg – which is a new Games Record. He lifted 160kg in clean and jerk in his second attempt.
Weightlifting: Jeremy sets new Games record
In his event, Jeremy has lifted 300kg in total and this is a new Games record!!
Weightlifting: Jeremy lifts 160kg in clean and jerk
In his second attempt, Jeremy lifts 160kg in clean and jerk category. He had lifted 154kg in his first attempt!
Swimming: Nataraj in 50m back stroke semi-finals
India’s Srihari Nataraj qualifies for 50m backstroke semi-finals with the eight fastest timing in the heats – 25.52 seconds
Weightlifting clean and jerk: Jeremy yet to lift!
Jeremy will attempt 160kg in clean and jerk. So far, Nauru’s Ditto Titus and Ruben Katoatau have lifted 140kg each.
Cycling: India’s Ronaldo qualifies for 1/8 men’s sprint finals
India’s Ronaldo has qualified for the 1/8 men’s sprint finals in cycling. It would be interesting to see how he performs going ahead. 1/8 finals to begin in half an hour.
Swimming: Sajan Prakash out from heats!
In the 200m butterfly, India’s Sajan Praksh finishes fourth in heat 4. Overall, he finishes outside the top eight with a timing of 1:58.99
Qualification Rules: Best 8 athletes progress to the Final
Cricket – India vs Pakistan
It’s raining in Edgbaston and the toss has been delayed!
Gymnastics: Yogeshwar Singh not in top-10
Yogeshwar Singh is not in top-10 in the men’s artistic gymnastics final so far!
Weightlifting: Jeremy fails to lift 143!
His earlier lift was a Games Record of 140kg in snatch but he fails to do a clean lift in his third attempt of 143 kg.
Weightlifting: Jeremy nails 140kg lift
In his second attempt, Jeremy lifts 140 kg. In the lead and how!!
Weightlifting: Jeremy nails 136kg lift in snatch
Jeremy does not break a sweat as he lifts 136kg in his first attempt in snatch! Good start for the Indian weightlifter.
Gymnastics: Yogeshwar Singh lying 15th
India’s Yogeshwar Singh is currently lying 15th after the first three rounds. His overall score is 37.600. Scotland’s Pavel Karno is leading the field with a score of 41.600
Weightlifting: Jeremy yet to lift
So far, in the men’s 67kg final, Samoa’s Vaipava Nevo’s leading the field with a 127kg lift in the snatch round
Weightlifting: Men’s 67kg final underway
Weightlifting men’s 67kg final is underway and the event will see India’s Jeremy Lalrinnunga in action and he would try to attempt to 130kg in his first try in snatch. Can he add to India’s medal tally?
Lawn Bowls: Tania Gets Better!
The scores are now 17-8 in Tania Choudhury’s favour as she plays against Shauna O’Neill of Northern Ireland in the women’s singles Round 5 match after 14 ends of throws.
Men’s All-Around Gymnastics Final: Yogeshwar Continues!
Yogeshwar Singh has scored 13.200 in his second rotation.
Lawn Bowls: Tania Extends Lead!
Tania Choudhury has increased her lead from 9-7 to 14-7 vs Shauna O’Neill of Northern Ireland in the women’s singles Round 5 match after 12 ends of throws.
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