Surprised by winning medal for the first time in CWG 2022, India got new stars in the form of these players

In the Commonwealth Games 2022, India finished third after Australia, England and Canada with 61 medals.

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TV9 Bharatvarsh

TV9 Bharatvarsh | Edited By: Riya Kasana

Aug 09, 2022 | 12:24 am




held in Birmingham Commonwealth Games India won 61 medals in These 61 medals included 22 gold medals, 15 silver and 23 bronze. India’s medal count this time was less than last time but the fans got to see many historical and golden moments this time. Many such players came in the headlines whose name the fans had never heard before. Some players reached the podium from whom it was not expected.

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These players did amazing

  1. Avinash Sable broke his own national record to win the silver medal in the men’s 3000m steeplechase event. Sable said 8:11. Taking the time of 20 seconds 8 : 12 . Broke his national record of 48. He ended Kenya’s reign in this event, which was coming with a continuous clean sweep.
  2. Tejaswin Shankar surprised everyone this time by winning the bronze medal in the men’s high jump event. National record holder Shankar. Jumped 22 meters. He became the first high jumper to win a medal in this sport.
  3. Triple jump also this time two Indians managed to reach the podium and created history. Aldos Paul became the sixth Indian athlete to win gold. Apart from Paul’s gold medal, his fellow athlete from Kerala Abdulla Abubakar also won the silver medal of this event.
  4. Priyanka Goswami won the silver medal in the 10,000 meter race walk event. She created new history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a medal in a racewalk. Goswami clocked a personal best of 43:38.83 to finish second behind Australia’s Jemima Montag (42:34.30).
  5. Indian women’s lawn balls team won the historic gold medal in the games. India’s quartet of Lovely Choubey (Lead), Pinky (Second), Nayanmoni Saikia (Third) and Roopa Rani Tirkey (Slip) won the gold medal. India had landed for the first time in the women’s four event of the competition. At the same time, the men’s team also managed to win the silver medal. This was the first time that India got a medal in this sport.
  6. Indian weightlifter Harjinder Kaur won the bronze medal in the women’s 71kg category. Harjinder won the bronze medal with a total weight of 212 kg by lifting 93 kg in snatch and 119 kg in clean and jerk. Harjinder Kaur managed to get a medal in these games for the first time.
  7. This time India’s star table tennis player Manika Batra was a flop in table tennis but India got a new star in the form of Sreeja Akula. Akula reached the quarterfinals of women’s doubles, losing the bronze medal match in singles category. At the same time, in mixed doubles, she managed to win the historic gold medal with Achant Sharath Kamal.