Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga on Sunday won the second gold medal for India at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Jeremy dominated the men’s 67kg category, lifting a total of 300kg (140kg and 160kg).
India has so far won 5 medals including 2 gold, 2 silver and one bronze in the Games and all the medals have been given by weightlifters only. Earlier on Saturday, Mirabai Chanu won the gold medal. He captured gold in the second consecutive Commonwealth Games. At the same time, swimmer Srihari Natraj has reached the final of 50m backstroke.
At the same time, the Indian women’s quartet has reached the semi-finals by defeating Island in the lawn ball event. The Indian team consisted of Lovely Choubey (Lead), Pinky (Second), Nayanmoni Saikia (Third) and Roopa Rani Tirkey (Skip).
They won the quarterfinal match 17-9. Now they will face New Zealand in the semi-finals on Monday. Earlier, the Indian men’s team of Dinesh Kumar and Sunil Bahadur defeated England to reach the quarter-finals.
Big win for men’s hockey team
Indian men’s hockey team made a great start by defeating Ghana 11-0 in the first match of Pool B. The Indian team did not even give Ghana a chance to recover in this mismatch as expected. India scored five goals in the first half and two goals in the second half.India scored five goals in the first half and two goals in the second half. The Indian team got 13 penalty corners in the match, out of which 6 were scored. Vice-captain Harmanpreet Singh (11th, 35th and 53rd) scored a hat-trick while Abhishek (2nd), Shamsher Singh (14th), Nilakanta Sharma (38th), Jugraj Singh (22nd and 43rd), Akashdeep Singh (20th) scored a hat-trick. , Varun Kumar (39th) and Mandeep Singh (48th) also scored.