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04 Aug, 2022

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Commonwealth Games: India win historic gold in lawn bowls

On the fifth day of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, India won four medals, bringing their total to 13. Men's table tennis and women's four lawn bowling teams both won gold. In the women's fours lawn bowls tournament, Lovely Choubey, Pinki Singh, Nayanmoni Saikia, and Rupa Rani Tirkey won gold, India's fourth medal of the Games, defeating South Africa 17-10 in the championship game. Not only was it the first-ever gold, but India also won its first-ever medal in the sport.

Badminton Mixed Team gets Silver medal in commonwealth Games

In the Mixed Team Finals of the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022, the Indian Badminton Team was defeated by Malaysia. Malaysia's team defeated India 3-1 to win the Mixed Team competition and bring home the gold for their nation in Birmingham. India, on the other hand, improved their position in the overall medal count by winning the silver medal.

CWG 2022: Vikas Thakur bags silver

Vikas Thakur, a weightlifter, took home the silver medal in the men's 96 kg division. Thakur lifted 346 kilogrammes in total weight. He successfully attempted a 155 kg best snatch and a 191 kg clean & jerk. Don Opeloge of Samoa won the gold medal by lifting a total of 381 kg. After the snatch round, he tied with third with Rainibogi of Fiji. Thakur started with an attempt of 187 kg in the clean & jerk round and was successful. Additionally, he earned 2 kg on the weightlifter from Fiji.

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