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CWG 2022: India’s Gold tally swells to 22 after final day heroics in Badminton, TT

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Birmingham, Aug 08, 2022: It has been a marvelous final day for the Indian contingent at the Commonwealth Games. It won four gold medals, one silver and one bronze. With the final day heroics, India finished fourth in the medals tally with 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze.


Lakshya Sen

PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen clinched the women’s and men’s singes titles in badminton to give India a good start. Sindhu beat Canada’s Michelle Li in the women’s singles final while Lakshya Sen defeated Malaysia’s Tze Yong NG in three games in badminton men’s singles. The badminton men’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy then beat England’s Ben Lane/Sean Vendy to make it three gold medals from badminton.

In table tennis, Achanta Sharath Kamal clinched his second gold medal from the Games as he won the men’s singles final defeating England’s Liam Pitchford. G Sathiyan won the TT men’s singles bronze medal earlier in the day.

However, the men’s hockey team lost to Australia 0-7 in the final.

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