India wins more medals at Commonwealth Games on 9th day
New Delhi: The ninth day of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) also showered medals for the Indian contingent. Avinash Sable as he won silver in the men’s 3000m steeplechase, a race which has traditionally seen three Kenyans on the podium. Sensational Sable was at it again with a personal best time of 8:11:20 mins to set the Alexander Stadium alight. Kenyan Abraham Kibiwot cliched gold with 8:11:15.
Priyanka Goswami won silver in the women’s 10k walk, with a personal best time of 43:38:83 mins. Australian Jemima Montang won gold with 42:34:30 mins.
India won their second Lawn Bowls medal of the games, this time a silver in the Men’s Fours after the historic gold in the Women’s Fours. Dinesh Kumar, Chandan Kumar Singh, Navneet Singh and Sunil Bahadur went down 5-18 to the Northern Ireland quartet of Sam Barkely, Adam McKeown, Ian McClure and Martin McHugh after 14-ends.
Pooja Gehlot also won Wrestling’s seventh medal for India, beating Scotland’s Christelle Letchidjio 12-2 in a women’s freestyle 50kg bronze match. Vinesh Phogat won her 3rd consecutive Commonwealth Games Gold Medal. Olympic Silver medallist Ravi Kumar Dahiya also won the Gold dominating in the 57kg Freestyle category.