Achinta Sheuli on Sunday secured a gold medal in the men’s 73kg weightlifting finals in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022. He picked a total of 313 kg, 143 in snatch and 170 in clean and jerk. With this India’s medal tally rose to six–gold: 3, silver: 2 and bronze: 1.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga had secured the second gold in the 67kg weightlifting final, during which he also injured his elbow.

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Meanwhile, boxing world champion Nikhat Zareen produced a commanding show in the women’s 50kg round of 16 bout. The men’s table tennis team eased into the semi-final with a 3-0 win over Bangladesh while the women’s cricket team crushed Pakistan by eight wickets.

The men’s hockey team were ruthless in their 11-0 win over Ghana while the Indian team booked a semi-final spot with a win over South Africa in badminton.

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With as many as three gold, two silver and one bronze, India (six medals) now moved to fifth spot in the medal tally. Presently, Australia continued to lead the table with 50 medals (20 gold, 13 silver, 17 bronze). England is second with 34, including 12 gold, ahead of New Zealand (19). The Kiwis are third courtesy gold medal count, 10 to 3.

On Day 4, it will be another busy day for Indian athletes. But the biggest draw is Amit Panghal’s round of 16 clash against Namri Berri of Vanuatu in men’s 48-51 kg. The Indian national men’s hockey team will take on host England in a mouth-watering Pool B match.

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Meanwhile, there are judokas starting their respective campaigns. Of course, weightlifting action will continue.

The events featuring Indians will telecast live on SONY SIX, SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 4 and SONY TEN 3 (Hindi) channels, and also Doordarshan (DD Sports). Live streaming will be available on SonyLiv.