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Commonwealth Games 2022, Day 4 Highlights: Shushila Likmabam, Vijay Kumar Yadav, Harjinder Kaur Increase India's Medal Count

On a busy day at Commonwealth Games 2022, India added three more medals to the tally. Catch CWG 2022, day 4 highlights.

Commonwealth Games 2022, Day 4 Highlights: Shushila Likmabam, Vijay Kumar Yadav, Harjinder Kaur Increase India's Medal Count
Shushila Likmabam once again settles for a silver medal. AP Photo

India's medal hunt at Commonwealth Games 2022 continued on day 4 (August 1). Judokas Shushila Likmabam and Vijay Kumar Yadav claimed a silver and a bronze, respectively; then weightlifter Harjinder Kaur earned a miracle bronze medal. In the team events, India entered the finals of women's lawn bowls fours, mixed team badminton and men's table tennis. But the men's hockey team squandered a 3-0 lead to play out a 4-4 draw with England. Boxers Amit Panghal, Mohammad Hussamudin and Ashish Kumar also cruised into the quarter-finals. With nine medals -- three gold, three silver and three bronze -- India are sixth in the medal tally. Catch CWG 2022 Day 4 highlights.

CWG 2022 CoverageDay 4 Report | Sports News

  • 02 Aug 2022 / 2:29 AM

    Day 5 Schedule

    It will be another busy for Indian athletes. Check schedule for Tuesday HERE. And what about that ninth medal!

  • 02 Aug 2022 / 1:55 AM

    Table Tennis - Men's Team, Semi-final

    Defending champions India beat Nigeria 3-0 to enter the final. Sathiyan Gnanasekaran beat Olajide Omotayo 11-9, 4-11, 11-6, 11-8 to seal the tie. In the second match, Achanta Sharath Kamal beat Quadri Aruna 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 15-13. Harmeet Desai and G Sathiyan beat Bode Abiodun and Olajide Omotayo 11-6, 11-7, 11-7 to give India a 1-0 lead over Nigeria.

    India face Singapore in the final.

  • 02 Aug 2022 / 1:33 AM

    Boxing - Men's 80 kg (Light heavyweight)

    India's Ashish Kumar beats Travis Tapatuetoa of Niue 5-0 to enter the quarter-finals.

  • 02 Aug 2022 / 1:19 AM

    Weightlifting - Women's 71 kg

    Wow! Joy Ogbonne Eze of Nigeria fails to make a lift in the clean and jerk, going for 125 kg. Meaning, India's Harjinder Kaur takes bronze (212 kg - 93 & 119). Gold for Sarah Davies with a combined lift of 229 kg (103+126), and silver for  Alexis Ashworth with a combined lift of 214 kg (91+123).

  • 02 Aug 2022 / 1:05 AM

    Weightlifting - Women's 71 kg

    Harjinder Kaur finishes her clean and jerk round with a lift of 119 kg for a combined 212 kg, which is 2 kg less than what Alexis Ashworth of Canada has managed. Joy Ogbonne Eze of Nigeria and Sarah Davies of England are yet to set their totals. Medal highly unlikely. Almost impossible.

  • 02 Aug 2022 / 12:51 AM

    Weightlifting - Women's 71 kg

    Harjinder Kaur lifts 113 kg in her first clean and jerk attempt. Currently in bronze medal position. She lifted a best of 93 kg in snatch.

  • 02 Aug 2022 / 12:49 AM

    Swimming Men's 100m Butterfly, Semi-final

    India's Sajan Prakash fails to qualify for the final. He finishes 8th with a timing of 54.24s.

  • 02 Aug 2022 / 12:41 AM

    Table Tennis - Men's Team, Semi-final

    Harmeet Desai and G Sathiyan beat Bode Abiodun and Olajide Omotayo 11-6, 11-7, 11-7 to give India a 1-0 lead over Nigeria.

  • 02 Aug 2022 / 12:19 AM

    Badminton - Mixed Team, Semi-final

    Lakshya Sen beats Kean Yew Loh 21-18, 21-15 in the third match to seal a 3-0 win over Singapore. Earlier, PV Sindu and the men's doubles pair of Satwik Sairaj & Chirag Shetty won their respective matches. India face Malaysia in the final.

  • 02 Aug 2022 / 12:03 AM

    Judo - Women's 57 kg, Bronze Medal Match

    India's Suchika Tariyal loses to Christianne Legentil of Mauritius by Waza-ari.

  • 02 Aug 2022 / 12:02 AM

    Weightlifting - Women's 71 kg

    Harjinder Kaur lifts 93 kg in snatch in her final. Kiana Rose Elliott of Australia now leads with 94 kg. Joy Ogbonne Eze of Nigeria and Sarah Davies of England yet to start.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 11:59 PM

    Judo - Women's -57 kg, Bronze Medal Match

    India's Suchika Tariyal up against Christianne Legentil of Mauritius.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 11:51 PM

    Weightlifting - Women's 71 kg

    Harjinder Kaur lifts 90 kg in snatch in her second attempt. England's Sarah Davies is the favourite to take the gold. She holds the Commonwealth records - 102 kg in snatch, 132 in clean and jerk, and 234 kg in total.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 11:45 PM

    Weightlifting - Women's 71 kg

    India's Harjinder Kaur fails to lift 90 kg in her first snatch attempt.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 11:44 PM

    Judo - Men's -66 kg, Bronze Medal Match

    India's Jasleen Singh Saini loses to Nathan Katz of Australia in the bronze medal match.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 11:26 PM

    Badminton - Mixed Team, Semi-final

    Easy for PV Sindhu. She beats Yeo J M of Singapore 21-11, 21 -12 in 32 minutes to give India a 2-0 lead. Next is men's singles match between Lakshya Sen and Loh Kean Yew.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 10:55 PM

    Badminton - Mixed Team, Semi-final

    Indian pair of Satwik Sairaj and Chirag Shetty beat Yong Hee of Andy Kwek of Singapore 21-11, 21-12 in the men's doubles. India lead Singapore 1-0. Next, PV Sindhu in women's singles

    In judo, India's Jasleen Singh Saini will take on Nathan Katz of Australia (men's -66 kg, bronze medal match). In weightlifting, Harjinder Kaur in action (women's 71 kg)

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 10:16 PM

    Judo - Men -60kg, Bronze Medal Match

    Vijay Kumar Yadav defeated Petros Christodoulides of Cyprus to claim India's eighth medal.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 10:15 PM

    Hockey -Men's, Pool B

    England fight back to hold India to a 4-4 draw. India waste 3-0 lead in the first half.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 10:01 PM

    Judo - Women's -48 kg, Final

    Cagey bout. Goes into golden score, and South Africa's Michaela Whitebooi claims the gold by waza-ari. One push, and enough to floor the Indian. Shushila Likmabam once again settles for the silver.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 9:53 PM

    Judo - Women's -48 kg, Final

    India's Shushila Likmabam, in white, and Michaela Whitebooi, in blue, of South Africa are on the mat for the gold medal match. Shushila won silver in the 2014 edition.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 9:46 PM

    Hockey- Men's, Pool B

    Liam Ansell scores for England. India lead England 3-1 at the end of third quarter.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 9:25 PM

    Judo - Women's -48 kg, Final

    India's Shushila Likmabam's gold medal match against Michaela Whitebooi of South Africa. Judo action resumes 9:30 PM IST.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 9:11 PM

    Hockey - Men's, Pool B

    Fantastic start for India. 3-0 up in the first half. Mandeep Singh scored the third, his second, in the 22nd minute. Indian defence worked overtime to keep a clean slate.
     

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 9:09 PM

    Squash - Men's Singles, Quarter-final

    India's Saurav Ghosal beats Greg Lobban of Scotland 11-5, 8-11, 11-7, 11-3 to enter semi-finals.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 8:54 PM

    Squash - Men's Singles, Quarter-final

    India's Saurav Ghosal wins the third game 11-7. He leads Greg Lobban of Scotland 2-1.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 8:52 PM

    Hockey - Men's, Pool B

    What a goal. A swift counterattack and Mandeep Singh beats the England keeper with a tomahawk. It's 2-0 with less than three minutes remaining in the first quarter. No stopping that. England take the review. And they lose.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 8:45 PM

    Squash - Men's Singles, Quarter-final

    India's Saurav Ghosal loses the second game 8-11 against Greg Lobban of Scotland. It's 1-1 now.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 8:35 PM

    Hockey - Men's, Pool B

    Lalit Upadhyay wins a PC and scores from the rebound with a reverse scoop. Composed finish. India lead England 1-0 in the second minute.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 8:30 PM

    Cycling - Men's 1000m Time Trial Final

    India's Ronaldo Laitonjam finishes 12th with a timing of 1:02.500.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 8:28 PM

    Hockey - Men's, Pool B

    India take on England with a chance to go top. One win from one. England have won both their matches.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 8:07 PM

    Squash - Men's Singles, Quarter-final

    India's Saurav Ghosal takes on Greg Lobban of Scotland. Earlier, Joshana Chinappa lost to Hollie Naughton of Canada  (9-11, 5-11, 13-15) in the women's singles quarter-final.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 7:40 PM

    Squash - Women's Singles, Quarter-final

    India's Joshana Chinappa loses the second game too (5-11) against Hollie Naughton of Canada.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 7:39 PM

    Gymnastics: Women's Vault

    Pranati Nayak finishes fifth with 12.699 points in the final. She scored 13.633 in the first attempt, and 11.766 in the second.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 7:24 PM

    Squash- Women's Singles, Quarter-final

    India's Joshana Chinappa loses the first game (9-11) against Hollie Naughton of Canada.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 6:51 PM

    Gymnastics - Women's Vault Final

    India's Pranati Nayak in action now. Four years ago, she finished eighth. England continued to dominate gymnastics. Five medals with three gold and two silver. Only four countries have so far won medals so far.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 6:15 PM

    Swimming - Men's 100m Butterfly

    India's Sajan Prakash clocked 54.36 seconds to finish seventh in his heat and 19th overall. The best 16 athletes progress to the semi-finals. The 28-year-old had failed to make the finals of his other two events -- 50m and 200m butterfly as well.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 6:11 PM

    Judo - Men's -60 kg

    India's Vijay Kumar Yadav will fight Petros Christodoulides of Cyprus for the bronze medal.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 6:10 PM

    Boxing- Men's 57 kg (Featherweight), Round Of 16

    India's Mohammed Hussamuddin beats Md Salim Hossain of Bangladesh 5-0 to make the quarters. Flawless performance from the Indian boxer.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 5:53 PM

    Judo - Women's -48 kg, Final

    India's Shushila Likmabam will take on Michaela Whitebooi of South Africa in the gold medal match later today.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 5:52 PM

    Judo - Men's -60 kg, Repechage

    India's Vijay Kumar Yadav beats Dylon Munro of Scotland by waza-ari.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 5:42 PM

    Judo - Women's -48 kg, Semi-final

    Shushila Likmabam in action against Priscilla Morando of Mauritius. And with a brilliant ippon, she's through. Later, two more Indians -- Suchika Tariyal in women's -57 kg and Jasleen Singh Saini in men's -66kg -- will fight for bronze medals.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 5:09 PM

    Boxing - Men’s Flyweight, Round Of 16

    India's Amit Panghal beats Namri Berri of Vanuatu 5-0 to enter the 48-51 kg quarter-finals.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 4:59 PM

    Judo Updates

    In Judo, India's Suchika Tariyal won the Repechage in women's 57 kg and is through to the bronze medal match. Vijay Kumar Yadav lost his men’s 60kg quarterfinal to Joshua Katz of Australia while Sushila Devi won her women’s 48kg quarterfinal. Jasleen Singh Saini is into the last four in men’s 66 kg category.  

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 4:16 PM

    Ajay Finishes Fourth

    The race for top three gets tense. Ajay Singh lifts 180kg but is unsuccessfull. He finishes at a total of 319kg and is out of medal contention. Kyle Bruce (323kg) of Australia takes silver, Chris Murray (325kg) of England bags gold with Nicolas Vachon (320kg) of Canada is third.       

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 3:56 PM

    Ajay Singh Shines

    Ajay Singh lifts for the first time in clean and jerk. He goes for 172kg and is successful. He goes at the top with a total of 315kg at the moment. He stands strong in his second attempt with 176kg and Ajay Singh has done it.   

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 3:49 PM

    Silver Ensured For India In Lawn Bowls

    India's women's Lawn Bowls team create history after making to the finals and ensuring a silver medal for the country. India beat New Zealand 16-13 in the semifinals. You will see Rupa Rani Tirkey, Nayanmoni Saiki, Lovely Choubey, Pinki in the podium.  

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 3:11 PM

    India Level With NZ

    Meanwhile, in lawn Bowls, India have gone behind 10-12 against New Zealand after End 12 in the women's fours semifinals. However, India once again come back to level the scores at 12-12 after End 13.   

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 3:05 PM

    Brilliant From Ajay

    A third time successfull for Ajay Singh. Brilliant lifting by the Indian. He lifts 143kg successfully. At the end of the snatch, India's Ajay Singh is on level with Australian Kyle Bruce. England's Chris Murray leads the table with 144kg.  

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 2:56 PM

    Much Better Ajay!

    A much better lift from Ajay Singh. He lifts 140kg successfully in his second attempt without much fuss and Kala Chasma starts playing in the background.  

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 2:50 PM

    India Extend Lead Vs NZ

    Good news coming from Lawn Bowls. The Indian women's fours team are leading New Zealand 10-7 after End 10 in the semifinals. 

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 2:42 PM

    Ajay Lifts 137kg Easily

    India's Ajay Singh will be in action soon. His coach Vijay Singh has just submitted the weights to the judges. The India successfully lifts 137kg in snatch. Ajay fumbles a bit but manages to hold on for a clean lift. 

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 2:41 PM

    Here Is God Wishing Achinta Sheuli

    Achinta Sheuli's day can't get better than this. 

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 2:35 PM

    Brilliant Comeback By India

    The Indians are fighting in the women's fours lawn bowl event. From being 1-5 behind, the Indians are currently leading New Zealand 7-6. A win for India will ensure them medals. The other semifinals is currently going on between Fiji and South Africa.  

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 2:05 PM

    All Eyes On Ajay Singh

    The men's 81kg weightlifting event is about to start. India's Ajay Singh is a medal contender in this event. The Indian will face stiff competition from Australia's Kyle Bruce and Canadian Nicolas Vachon. Scotland's Jason Epton lifts first. 

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 1:36 PM

    Big Day For Swimming

    It's a big day in Indian swimming at the Commonwealth Games 2022. While Sajan Prakash will be in action in men's 100m buttlerfly Heat 6, Srihari Nataraj will be gunning for a medal in the men's 50m backstroke final.    

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 1:32 PM

    India Trail NZ In Lawn Bowls

    The lawn bowls women's fours semifinals is underway. India are currently trailing New Zealand 1-5.   

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 12:55 PM

    Gun For Glory

    To start with, the Indian women's Lawn Bowls fours team will be in action at 1 PM IST. An hour later, Ajay Singh will compete for the weightlifting gold in the men's 81kg.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 12:51 PM

    Jeremy Lalrinnunga's Plans After CWG 2022 Gold

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 12:48 PM

    CWG 2022 Medals Tally

    Where does India stand in the Commonwealth Games 2022 medals tally? 

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 12:44 PM

    Deandra Dottin Retires From Int'l Cricket

    First things first. West Indies cricketer Deandra Dottin, who is currently playing for Barbados in the ongoing CWG 2022, has called time in her international career. The star all-rounder Deandra Dottin citied she was no longer able to "adhere to the team culture and environment." Dottin is West Indies' most-capped international cricketer, having played 124 T20Is and 143 ODIs since her debut in June 2008. The 31-year-old is the fastest centurion in women's T20s. Barbados, who sit third in Group A with two points from as many matches, will next take on India at Edgbaston on Wednesday.

  • 01 Aug 2022 / 12:35 PM

    Greetings

    Welcome to the live coverage of Day 4 of the Commonwelath Games 2022 in Birmingham.  

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