CWG 2022: Gold rained in badminton and Tete on the last day of Commonwealth Games, know which number India ranked in medal tally

Birmingham: Indian badminton players led by PV Sindhu won all the three gold medals at stake on Monday while Achanta century Kamal defied age and won the third gold in these games. Thus India finished fourth in the medal tally of Commonwealth Games (CWG 2022) with 61 medals. Sindhu, Lakshya Sen and Chirag Shetty and Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy won the yellow medal in badminton. 40-year-old Sharath Kamal won gold in men’s singles.

India had a total of 22 gold medals, which is four less than the 2018 Games, but this time shooting was not a part of the Games. The shooters won seven gold medals in the Gold Coast. However, the game ended in a disappointing one after the Indian hockey team lost 0-7 to Australia. India won 61 medals including 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze and finished fourth behind Australia, England and Canada.

two medals in table tennis

In table tennis, Sharath Kamal scored a hat-trick of gold medals in these games by defeating Liam Pitchford of England 4-1. The bronze of this event was won by Sathiyan Gyanasekhar. 40-year-old Sharath, who has been in fine form, made a comeback after losing the first game against a better player in the rankings, winning 11-13, 11-7, 11-2, 11-6, 11-8. Sharath’s world ranking is 39th while 29-year-old Pitchford is in 20th place.

This is Sharath’s total 13th medal in these games. He won four medals at the Birmingham Games. In which the team event before this gold, gold with Sreeja Akula in mixed doubles and silver medal in men’s doubles. He won the gold medal while making his debut at the Melbourne Games in 2006.

three gold in badminton

Indian badminton players won gold medals in all their three events. Two-time Olympic medalists PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen won the women’s and men’s singles gold medals respectively in the Commonwealth Games badminton competition, while the pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also won the men’s singles medals in the finals here on Monday. She was successful in winning the gold medal in doubles. In badminton, world number seven Sindhu defeated world number 13 Michelle Lee of Canada 21-15, 21-13.

In the men’s singles final between two young players, world number 10 and World Championship bronze medalist Lakshya Sen came back strongly after losing the first game to defeat Malaysia’s world number 42 Ng TJ Yong 19-21. , 21-9, 21-16 to win the gold medal in his Commonwealth Games debut. World No. 7 pair of Satwik and Chirag defeated world No. 19 England pair of Ben Lane and Sean Wendy 21-15, 21-13 in the men’s doubles final.

humiliating defeat in hockey

At the same time, India’s dream of breaking Australia’s dominance in the Commonwealth Games remained unfulfilled and after a humiliating 0-7 defeat at the hands of the legendary team in the one-sided final, they had to be content with the silver medal. Australia proved dwarf in every department to the Tokyo Olympic bronze medal winning Indian team. The bitter memories of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games were revived in the minds of hockey lovers when Australia defeated India 8-0 in the final.

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