Day 7 of the Commonwealth Games ended on a high for India with Sudhir securing a gold in the men’s heavyweight final of para powerlifting. Murali Sreeshankar clinched a silver medal in the men’s long jump final while the men’s hockey team defeated Wales to progress to the last four stage. Boxer Rohit Tokas entered the semi-finals of men’s welterweight category, assuring the country a medal. Shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to pre-quarterfinals while Aakarshi Kashyap entered the women’s singles round of 16.

Several star athletes will be in action on Day 8. The focus will be on Indian wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia. Indian women’s hockey team will look to defeat Australia in the semi-final round.

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A look all the Indian athletes in the fray on Day 8 – 


Women’s 100m Hurdles Round 1 Heat 2 – Jyothi Yarraji (3:06 pm)

Women’s Long Jump Qualifying Round Group A – Ancy Sojan Edappilly (4:10 pm)

Men’s 4 x 400m Relay Round 1 Heat 2: India (4:19 pm)

Women’s 200m Semi-Final 2 – Hima Das (12:53 am, August 6)

Table Tennis:

Mixed Doubles Round of 16 (2:00 pm onwards)- Sathiyan Gnanasekaran/Manika Batra, Achanta Sharath Kamal/Akula Sreeja

Women’s Singles Round of 16 (3:15 pm onwards)- Reeth Tennison, Sreeja Akula, Manika Batra

Badminton: (3:30 pm onwards)

Women’s doubles round of 16 (Jolly Treesa/Pullela Gayatri Gopichand),  Men’s doubles round of 16 (Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy/ Chirag Shetty),  Women’s singles round of 16 (PV Sindhu),  Women’s singles round of 16 (Akarshi Kashyap), Men’s Singles round of 16 (Kidambi Srikanth)

Wrestling: (3:30 pm onwards)

Men’s freestyle 125 kg (Mohit Grewal), men’s freestyle 65kg (Bajrang Punia), men’s freestyle 86kg (Deepak Punia), women’s freestyle 57kg (Anshu Malik), women’s freestyle 68kg (Divya Kakran), women’s freestyle 62kg (Sakshi Malik)

Hockey: (10:30 pm)

Women’s Semifinal: India versus Australia