CWG 2022, Day 6: Tejaswin Shankar, Saurav Ghoshal and Lovepreet Singh make India proud

Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 6 latest highlights: Tejaswin Shankar opened the medal account for the Indian athletic team with a bronze medal. Lovepreet Singh and Saurav Ghosal followed his lead. Get all latest updates on Commonwealth Games 2022 only on Money Niyantran.

Congratulations to Tejaswin Shankar, Lovepreet Singh and Saurav Ghoshal

2022 seems to be a great year for Indian athletes in the Commonwealth Games. On 3rd Aug, 2022 (Wednesday), day six of the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham, Tejaswin Shankar secured a bronze medal in the men’s high jump competition. Shankar, a National record holder, cleared 2.22m and claimed the third position in the event.

Lovepreet Singh bagged a bronze medal in the men’s 109 kg category and brought yet another medal in weightlifting for his nation. Mirabai Chanu and Achinta Sheuli have already made India immensely proud after winning the Gold Medal at CWG 2022. Yesterday, Lovepreet Singh, the 24-year-old athlete from Punjab, successfully lifted a cumulative weight of 355 kg. Other than Tejaswin Shankar and Lovepreet Singh, Saurav Ghoshal also gave India its first even medal in squash. He finished third and got a bronze medal.

Tejaswin Shankar
India’s Tejaswin Shankar celebrating his victory after the Men’s High Jump final athletics event at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium on 3rd August, 2022

Meanwhile, on day 6 of Commonwealth Games, 2022, Akashdeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh scored a brace each as the men’s hockey team of India dominated Canada throughout the game and won the one-sided game at 8-0. It wasn’t a good year for Purnima Pandey, Indian weightlifter, and boxers Lovlina Borgohain and Ashish Kumar.

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