India wins 2 gold and 2 silver medals on day 5 of CWG 2022
After Lawn Bowls historic gold, India clinches gold in men’s table tennis, silver in badminton mixed and silver in weightlifting men’s 96kg
New Delhi: India won 4 medals on day 5 of Commonwealth Games 2022 at Birmingham. After historic gold of Lawn Bowls team in women’s fours the men’s table tennis team clinched the second gold medal of the day after beating Singapore 3-1 in the final.
After that Weightlifter Vikas Thakur won a silver medal in the men’s 96kg final and badminton mixed team won a silver medal after losing to Malaysia in the final. India’s medal tally reaches 13 with 5 golds, 5 silvers and 3 bronze medals.
President Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and Indians from all corner of the country congratulated team for their achievement.
President Droupadi Murmu congratulated table tennis team for winning gold at CWG 2022. President tweeted, “Congratulations to Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, Sharath Kamal, Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shetty for winning the historic gold in table tennis at CWG 2022. They showed extraordinary skill and determination. They have won the heart of the nation. I am sure this feat will inspire our youth.”
Congratulating badminton team President tweeted, “Congratulations to the members of the Indian badminton team for winning the silver medal in the Mixed Team Event Commonwealth Games. The skills, team work and fighting spirit displayed by them are remarkable. I convey my appreciation to all the players.”