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 weightlifting star Jeremy Lalrinnunga winning the second gold for India in the men’s 67kg weightlifting event. The youngster from Mizoram has clinched the title in style by setting a new Games Record of 300kg (combined snatch + clean and jerk) lift. With Jeremy’s medal India has now won two gold, two silver and one bronze medal. Boxer Nikhat Zareen beat Mozambique’s Helena Ismael 5-0 to enter the 50kg quarter-finals, however, Shiva Thapa succumbed in the 63.5 kg Round of 16 losing to Scotland’s Reese Lynch. Indian swimmer Srihari Natraj 25.52 seconds to qualify for the semifinals of the men’s 50m backstroke event. However, in the men’s 200m butterfly, Sajan Prakash finished fourth in his heat after clocking 1:58:99s and was placed in the reserve list. In cricket, India dismissed Pakistan for 99 in 18 and they chased well at Edgbaston, Birmingham. Both India and Pakistan lost their respective Group A matches, and are in dire need of a win. Indian gymnast Yogeshwar Singh finished 15th in the men’s all-around artistic gymnastics event. The Haryana gymnast, who has participated in three World Championships, finished with an aggregate score of 74.700. On Day 2, India won four medals with lifter Mirabai Chanu winning the gold. The odds will now be expected to back up Day 2 with good performances on Day 3.
Here are Live Updates from Day 3 of the Commonwealth Games, direct from Birmingham
Cricket: India is in the boat position!
After dismissing Pakistan for less than 99 in 18 overs, India had reached 17/0 by the third over. They have a 18-over affair after the rainy season starts!
Table Tennis: India in Semis
The Indian men’s team defeated Bangladesh 3-0 in the quarterfinals to enter the last four. Sharath Kamal and then G Sathiyan took their single rubbers to give India an easy win.
Cycling: Vishavjeet Singh finishes the 15km race
In cycling, Vishavjeet Singh has entered the final of the Men’s 15km 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 split decision, Shiva Thapa lost to Lynch Scotland by a margin of 4-1 in the Round of 16
Boxing: Shiva leads after two rounds!
It has been a close affair so far, with neither boxer giving the other an inch of space. Shiva is slightly ahead based on a judge’s 20-18 ruling in his favor. Others have put 19-19 for the two boxers
Cycling: Ronaldo Laitonjam out
Ronaldo Laitonjam lost to Matthew Glaetzer of Australia in the Men’s Sprint – 1/8 Finals and was out of the competition.
Cycling: Ronaldo Laitonjam in the quarter-finals
Ronaldo Laitonjam qualified for the men’s Sprint quarter-finals after finishing 13th in qualifying. Other Indians, David Beckham and Esow finished 18th and 23rd respectively.
Shiva Thapa is here!
Indian boxer will fight from the blue corner today!
Boxing: Shiva Thapa is next!
Shiva Thapa will face Reese Lynch of Scotland in the 63.5 kg Round of 16
From the heights of winning the World Championship 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 full circle.
Boxing: Nikhat in the quarter-finals!
Referee stopped the match as Nikhat Zareen caused the attack. The world champion is now only one victory away from guaranteeing himself a medal.
Boxing: Nikhat won the second round again!
Nikhat won the second round too and in the third round effected a knockdown!
Boxing: NIkhat Zareen wins first round
Nikhat is progressing well against his Mozambican rival and has won the first tie. All five judges ruled in your favor!
Boxing: Nikhat Zareen’s fight to start soon!
World champion boxer Nikhat Zareen prepares for Round of 16 at 50kg soon against Helena Ismael of Mozambique
Cricket: India vs Pakistan
Meanwhile, in the India vs Pakistan cricket match, the former has bowled first and had an early breakthrough
Yogeshwar 15th in Men’s All-Around – Final
Yogeshwar Singh of India finished 15th in the Men’s All-Around – Final among 18 competitors with a total score of 74.700
FIFTH CERTIFICATE FOR INDIA
Jeremy’s gold medal has moved India to sixth position. India has won two gold medals, two silver medals and one bronze medal
Jeremy leads the field throughout! First he set a new Games record with a lift of 140kg. The nearest competitor lifted 130kg in a pinch.
Then in a clean and jerk, Jeremy lifted 160kg on his second attempt. Although, Samoa’s Vaipava Nevo came with a clean and jerk Games record of 166kg, Jeremy’s best combination of 300kg was seven kg better than Nevo’s average of 293kg. The Samoans had to be satisfied with a silver medal.
HISTORY IS DONE!!!!
CWG 2022: Racer Jeremy Lalrinnunga wins gold in men’s 67kg final
He has set a new Games record too with a total lift of 300kg
Weightlifting: Jeremy Wins Gold
Jeremy won gold in the 67kg weight class event!!!
Weight Lifting: Jeremy Sets New Games Record
Jeremey combined lifted 300kg – which is a new Games Record. He lifted 160kg cleanly and aggressively on his second attempt.
Weightlifting: Jeremy sets new Games record
In his event, Jeremy lifted a total of 300kg and this is a new Games record!!
Weight lifting: Jeremy lifts 160kg clean and jerky
In his second attempt, Jeremy lifted 160kg in the clean and jerk category. He lifted 154kg in his first attempt!
Swimming: Nataraj in 50m back stroke semi-final
India’s Srihari Nataraj qualified for the 50m backstroke semi-finals with the eighth fastest time in the heats – 25.52 seconds
Clean weight gain and jerk: Jeremy is yet to live!
Jeremy will try 160kg clean and jerk. So far, Ditto Titus Nauru and Ruben Katoatau have lifted 140kg each.
Cycling: India’s Ronaldo qualifies for men’s 1/8 finals
India’s Ronaldo has qualified for the men’s 1/8 cycling final. It will be interesting to see how it works in the future. 1/8 length to start in half an hour.
Swimming: Sergeant Prakash out of heat!
In the 200m butterfly, Sarjan Praksh of India finished fourth in heat 4. Overall, he finished outside the top eight with a time of 1:58.99
Qualification Rules: The best 8 athletes advance to the Final
Cricket – India vs Pakistan
It’s raining in Edgbaston and we’ve had a blast!
Gymnastics: Yogeshwar Singh is not in the top-10
Yogeshwar Singh is not in top-10 in men’s gymnastics final so far!
Weight lifting: Jeremy failed to lift 143!
His previous lift was a Games Record of 140kg in the snatch but he failed to clear the lift in his third attempt of 143 kg.
Weightlifting: Jeremy nailed a 140kg lift
In his second attempt, Jeremy lifted 140 kg. In the lead and like!!
Weight lifting: Jeremy nails 136kg lifts in a pinch
Jeremy didn’t break a sweat as he lifted 136kg in his first attempt at lifting! A good start for the Indian batsman.
Gymnastics: Yogeshwar Singh lied 15th
India’s Yogeshwar Singh is currently ranked 15th after the first three rounds. Its average is 37.600. Pavel Karno of Scotland leads the field with a score of 41.600
Weightlifting: Jeremy yet to lift
So, in the men’s 67kg final, Vaipava Nevo of Samoa leads the field with a lift of 127kg in the receiving round.
Weightlifting: Men’s 67kg USA final
The men’s 67kg final is underway and the event will see India’s Jeremy Lalrinnunga in action and he will try to make it to 130kg in his first attempt at wrestling. Can you add to India’s medal count?
Lawn Mowers: Tania Gets Better!
The scores are now 17-8 in favor of Tania Choudhury as she plays against Shauna O’Neill of Northern Ireland in the women’s only Round 5 match after 14 end of throws.
Men’s Gymnastics All-Around Final: Yogeshwar Goes On!
Yogeshwar Singh scored 13,200 in his second round.
Lawnmowers: Tania extends the lead!
Tania Choudhury has increased her lead from 9-7 to 14-7 vs Shauna O’Neill of Northern Ireland in the women’s only match in Round 5 after 12 end of throws.
Men’s All-Around Games Final: Yogeshwar Ranks 12th!
India’s Yogeshwar Singh is ranked 12th after the first round at the end of the Men’s All-Around Games.
Men’s All-Around Gymnastics Final: Yogeshwar Begins!
Yogeshwar of India scored 12,350 on his first spin (rings).
Topics mentioned in this article