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Commonwealth Games 2022: All the gold medal wins for India

The Commonwealth Games 2022 are in full swing in Birmingham, England. Athletes from across the Commonwealth nations are performing their best to win the coveted gold medals, and the Indian teams are bringing laurels to nation with their many medal wins. Here’s a look at the Commonwealth Games 2022 gold medal winners from India.

Indian athletes at CWG 2022 are steadily proving their mettle, winning medals and qualifying for further rounds for upcoming events. If you’ve been following the Games this year, you’ll know that in the last few days, India has managed to bag twenty-two gold medals. We are keeping a tally of all the gold medal winners from India at the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Commonwealth Games India gold medal winners for 2022

Sharath Kamal, Table Tennis, Men’s Singles

Sharath Kamal won the Men’s Singles in Table Tennis, winning 4-1 against England’s Liam Pitchford.

Satwik Sai Raj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, Badminton, Men’s Doubles

Satwik and Chirag won India a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games by defeating their opponents, England’s Ben Lane and Sean Mendy – with a score of 0-2.

Lakshya Sen, Badminton, Men’s Singles

Lakshya Sen bagged a gold in the Men’s Singles badminton finals. He defeated Malaysia’s Ng Tze Yong 19-21 21-9 21-16 in the match, and it is the third time he has defeated Yong in a total of three matches he has played against him.

PV Sindhu, Badminton, Women’s Singles

PV Sindhu won gold at the Commonwealth Games, winning against Canada’s Michelle Li. She scored 21-15, 21-13 in the final to bag the gold medal.

Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula, Table Tennis, Mixed Doubles

A. Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula won India’s first Commonwealth mixed doubles gold in table tennis this year. They won against Malaysia’s Javen Choong and Karen Lyne to bag the prestigious medal.

Nikhat Zareen, Boxing, Women’s 50 kg

World champion Nikhat Zareen won India’s third gold in boxing at the Commonwealth Games 2022. She defeated Northern Ireland’s Carly McNaul in the women’s lightflyweight final to achieve the feat.

Eldhose Paul, Men’s Triple Jump

Winning India’s first-ever gold in Men’s Triple Jump at the Commonwealth Games was Eldhose Paul. Recording a massive 17.03m, he managed the score in his fifth attempt.

Amit Panghal, Boxing, Men’s 51 kg

Nitu Ghanghas, Boxing, Women’s 48 kg

Nitu Ghanghas opened India’s account for gold medals in boxing as she defeated England’s Demie-Jade in the women’s 48kg final.

Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel, Para Table Tennis, Women’s Singles, C 3-5

35-year-old Bhavina Patel won gold in the women’s singles class 3-5 at the Commonwealth Games 2022. She scored 12-10, 11-2, 11-9 over Nigeria’s Ifechukwude Christiana Ikpeoyi to cinch the medal.

Naveen Sihag, Wrestling, Men’s Freestyle 74 kg

Naveen Sihag won 9-0 against Pakistan’s Muhammad Sharif Tahir in the men’s 74kg final, bagging yet another gold medal for India at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Vinesh Phogat, Wrestling, Women’s Freestyle 53 kg

 

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Vinesh won the Women’s Freestyle 53 kg in wrestling. Among the gold medal winners from India at the Commonwealth Games this year, she won 4-0 to Chamodya Keshani Maduravalage Don of Sri Lanka. She took just two minutes and 24 seconds to win the gold.

Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Wrestling, Men’s Freestyle 57 kg

 

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Ravi won gold for India by defeating Ebikewenimo Welson of Nigeria. He scored 10-0 in the final to win his first gold at the games, in a match that lasted just two minutes and 16 seconds.

Deepak Punia, Wrestling, Men’s Freestyle 86kg

In the third gold medal win within hours, Deepak Punia managed to cinch the medal for India on August 5, 2022. The wrestler defeated Muhammad Imam of Pakistan to claim his first ever CWG gold at his first Commonwealth Games, bringing India’s total gold medal tally up to nine.

Sakshi Malik, Wrestling, Women’s Freestyle 62kg

Sakshi Malik brought laurels to India by winning the eighth gold medal for the country. For her first gold at the CWG, she beat Canada’s Ana Gonzalez to bag the medal in the Women’s freestyle 62 kg category. This is Sakshi’s third medal at the Commonwealth games, and she has carved her name as among this year’s commonwealth games gold medal winners from India.

Bajrang Punia, Wrestling, Men’s Freestyle 65kg

Bajrang Punia managed to cinch a gold – his second consecutive at the Commonwealth Games – on Friday, August 5. The wrestler defeated Canada’s Lachlan McNeil to achieve the feat.

Sudhir, Para Powerlifting, Men’s Heavyweight

Sudhir became the sixth gold-medallist from India on August 4, as he bagged the prestigious medal for the Para Powerlifting Men’s Heavyweight. The medal is a historic win, as this is the first time India has won a gold in the same. Sudhir lifted a whopping 212 kg, recording a massive 134.5 points, which helped him bag the gold.

Men’s Table Tennis

Bringing India’s tally of gold medals up to five was the men’s Table Tennis team, which won the first gold ever in the sport (at the CWG). The team, comprising G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai, won their singles as well as the double matches against Singapore, defeating them 3-1 in the final.

Nayanmoni Saikia, Pinki Singh, Lovely Choubey & Rupa Rani Tirkey, Lawn Bowls, Women’s Fours

In what is a history-making win for India, Nayanmoni Saikia, Pinki Singh, Lovely Choubey and Rupa Rani Tirkey won India a gold medal at the Lawn Bowls Women’s Fours event. The ladies beat South Africa 17-10, grabbing a significant margin and securing yet another medal for India on August 2, 2022.

Mirabai Chanu, Weightlifting, Women’s 49 kg

The superstar from Imphal has made India proud on several occasions, including a silver medal win at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and several other accolades that she has won over the years. The weightlifting champion managed to grab the coveted gold, India’s first for the Commonwealth Games this year, carving her name as among the winners. The gold medallist set a new record as she lifted a total of 201 kg –  88 kg in snatch, and 113 kg in clean and jerk. The second place record for the event is at 172 kg, way behind Chanu’s record.

Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Weightlifting, Men’s 67 kg

Among the Commonwealth Games India gold medal winners is Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who made the country proud by bagging the prestigious medal on July 31. The weightlifter set the record of lifting a massive 300 kg total, setting a new Commonwealth Games record. The 19-year-old ended up hurting his back after the first clean and jerk attempt, but he collected himself and pushed hard. Lifting an impressive 160kg on his shoulder, which followed his massive lead in the snatch round, he managed to achieve this feat.

Achinta Sheuli, Weightlifting, Men’s 73 kg

 

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Achint Sheuli from West Bengal grabbed his much-awaited gold in the 73 kg men’s weightlifting category late on July 31. The debutant lifted a massive 313 kg to grab this gold medal at the Commonwealth Games this year. He heaved 143 kg in snatch, and a massive 170 kg in clean and jerk, on his third attempt, to etch his name among the Commonwealth Games India old medal winners from this year.

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Anushka Goel
Anushka likes to spend her time reading, scrolling through Instagram for some travel inspiration or looking after her plants. She loves reading about the latest skincare and makeup but tries to make mindful choices and live sustainably.
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