Wrestlers began their campaign on Day 8 and brought along with them a medal rush. Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Deepak Punia bagged gold medals, while Anshu Malik won silver, and Divya Kakran and Mohit Grewal got bronze. The Indian women’s hockey team fought hard but lost to Australia in the semifinals. Indian athletes competing in badminton and table tennis made progress too on what was a frantic day in Birmingham.
On Day 9, there will be more wrestling action with Vinesh Phogat and Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Ravi Kumar Dahiya in action. The Indian men’s hockey team will be playing South Africa in the semis, while the Indian women’s cricket team will take on hosts England for a spot in the final. The lawn bowls men’s fours team will compete in the final, with medal prospects in boxing, table tennis and badminton, along with a lot more.
CWG 2022, Day 9 schedule: Harmanpreet & Co in SF, wrestlers & boxers set for medal rush