Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 8 LIVE: India expects gold from wrestlers

Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia will be looking to win gold for India at CWG 2022.

The Indian contingent, waking up happier after historic medals from Murali Sresshankar in Long Jump and Powerlifter Sudhir, will be looking to add a lot of medals today, most of them gold from the wrestlers as begins at the 2022 at the Coventry Arena in Birmingham. 
The matches in would begin for the first time today and star Indian wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Deepak Poonia and Sakshi Malik would be in action. Nothing less than gold is expected from them. 
Indian star athlete who qualified as the top runner in her heat will be competing in the semi-final of the 200 Metres Race. Along with her, Eldhose Paul and Aboobacker will be participating in Men’s Triple Jump qualification. In the qualifying, Pravin Chitravel will also be competing in Men’s Triple Jump. 

The other athletes in the reckoning will be Jyothi Yarraji in Women’s 110 M Hurdles, Ancy Sojan in Women’s Long Jump and the Men’s 4×400 M Relay team. 

Players look to secure medals in Para Table Tennis

Apart from these star attarcation, three Indian Para Table Tennis players will be competing in the semi-final and would be looking to secure at least a medal for the country. The Table Tennis, Squash and Badminton action will continue as usual and Indian players would be looking to make it to the quarter-finals. 

Indian Women’s Hockey team face Australia in Semis

The Indian Women’s Hockey team, which could convert only one penalty corner out of nine against England, would b playing for it as they now have to face Australia in the semi-final. The Indian team has improved leaps and bounds and is not a pushover anymore and more importantly these same girls beat Australia in the Olympics quarterfinal and hence an exciting match will be up on offer. 

Day 8 Live Updates: Catch all the Indian athletes in action at Birmingham 2022 as they hope to secure more medals for the country 


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