Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 11: India’s full schedule details here on closing day

With Indian athletes winning 55 medals — 18 gold, 15 silver and 22 bronze — at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the country is now among the top five countries in terms of medal tally.

India is currently placed fourth with a total of 55 medals.

Today, on the day of the closing ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen and the men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will play in the finals in their respective badminton events. PV Sindhu will face world No. 13 Michelle Li of Canada in the final on Monday, while Lakshya Sen will take on Malaysian shuttler Tze Yong NG in the men’s singles final.

Apart from this, the Indian men’s hockey team is also just one win away from securing their first gold in CWG matches as India will play Australia in the gold medal match.

On Day 10 of CWG 2022, Boxing’s gold rush for India on Day 10 began with Nitu Ghanghas beating the host country’s Demie-Jade Rezstan 5-0 in a unanimous points decision to win the gold in the 48 category kg (minimum weight) women, the campaign’s 14th India.

Amit Panghal in the Men’s 48kg-51kg category (Flyweight) followed the same 5-0 route showing clear superiority over another English boxer, Kiaran Macdonald.

World champion Nikhat Zareen then made it 17 golds for India by beating Northern Ireland’s Cary MC Naul in yet another 5-0 verdict for the Indians.

In sporting action at the Alexander Stadium, Eldhose Paul and Abdulla Aboobacker made history in the men’s triple jump by engineering a 1-2 India finish. Eldhose, fresh from his achievements in the world athletics championships final, jumped, stepped and jumped 17.03 meters in his third attempt to win the gold.

Ja-Nhai Perinchief of Bermuda halted an Indian clean sweep of the medals, taking the bronze with a best of 16.92m as Praveen Chithravel, the third Indian in contention, missed out on fourth place with 16.89m.

Sandeep Kumar won seven medals in athletics with a bronze in the men’s 10k walk. His effort of 38:49:21 was a personal best. Amit, however, finished 12th in the race.

Then it was Annu Rani’s turn in the women’s Javelin final. He won the bronze, India’s eighth athletics medal, with a throw of 60.00m. Seventh was Shilpa Rani with an effort of 54.62m.

The Indian women’s 4*100m relay team, however, finished fifth in the final without winning a medal.

Indian women won a Hockey medal at the CWG after 16 years when they dominated their bronze medal match against New Zealand but eventually won by shootout.

The latest surge for India started with PV Sindhu beating Singapore’s Jia Min Yeo 21-19, 21-17 to reach the women’s singles finals and secure her third CWG medal.

Indian number one Lakshay Sen also reached the men’s singles finals with a 2-1 win over Jia Heng Teh of Singapore.

Kidambi Srikanth completed the 2022 Commonwealth Games campaign with a bronze medal in the men’s singles, while Treesa Jolly-Gayatri Gopichand won the bronze in the women’s doubles semi-final.

In the men’s triple jump, India won the top two medals, all thanks to Eldhose Paul who bagged the gold and Abdulla Aboobacker Narangolintevid who won the silver.

The Indian women’s cricket team lost to Australia in the final and settled for silver. In Squash, Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal bagged mixed doubles bronze.

Here is the full Day 11 schedule for India at the 2022 Commonwealth Games:

Badminton:

Women’s Singles Finals: PV Sindhu vs Michelle Li – 1:20pm

Men’s Singles Final: Lakshya Sen vs Ng Tze Yong – 2.10pm

Men’s Doubles Final: Chirag/Satwik vs. Sean Vendy and Ben Lane – 3:00 p.m.

Ping pong

Men’s Bronze Medal Match: G Sathiyan vs Paul Drinkhal – 3.35pm

Men’s Gold Medal Match: Achanta Sharath Kamal vs Liam Pitchford – 4:25 p.m.

Khaki

India v Australia: 5pm

Closing Ceremony: 12 am

(With inputs from ANI)

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