On the seventh day of the ongoing Commonwealth Games, Murali Sreeshankar won the silver medal in the men’s long jump final, while para power-lifter Sudhir won the gold with a Games record 134.5 points. India’s boxers Amit Panghal, Jasmine Lamboria and Sagar Ahlawat grabbed headlines as they entered the semi-finals, assuring India of a medal. The men’s hockey team defeated Wales to enter the final four stage. Sprinter Hima Das also made it to the semi-finals of the women’s 200m race. Shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth also reached the pre-quarterfinals in the ongoing mega event.
The team will hope to continue the good performance on the eighth day as well. As the stars are in action and an exciting day ahead.
Here is the full Day 8 schedule of the ongoing Commonwealth Games
lawn bowls (1 pm) — Women’s pair quarter-final, India v England
table tennis (2 PM) – Mixed Doubles Round of 16 (Sathiyan Gnanasekaran/Manika Batra), Mixed Doubles Round of 16 (Achanta Sharath Kamal/Akula Sreeja, 2 PM), Women’s Singles Round of 16 (Sreeja Akula, 3:15 PM) p.m.), Women’s Singles Round of 16 (Reeth Tennyson, 3:15 p.m.)
Athletics and Para Athletics (3:06 pm) – Women’s 100m hurdles Round 1 – Heat 2: Jyoti Yaraji, Women’s long jump qualifying round – Group A: Ansi Edpilly (4:10 pm), Women’s 200m semifinal 2, Hima Das (12:10 pm) 53 AM), Men’s 4x400m Relay Round 1, (4:19 PM)
badminton (3:30 PM) – Women’s Doubles Round of 16 (Jolly Treesa / Pullela Gayatri Gopichand), Men’s Doubles Round of 16 (Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy / Chirag Shetty), Women’s Singles Round of 16 (PV Sindhu), Women’s Singles Round of 16 16 (Akarshi Kashyap), Men’s Singles Round of 16 (Kidambi Srikanth)
Wrestling (3:30 PM) – Men’s Freestyle 125kg (Mohit Grewal), Men’s Freestyle 65kg (Bajrang Punia), Men’s Freestyle 86kg (Deepak Punia), Women’s Freestyle 57kg (Anshu Malik), Women’s Freestyle 68kg (Divya Kakran), Women’s Freestyle 62kg (Sakshi Malik)
squash (5:15 PM) — Men’s Doubles Round of 16 (Velvan Senthilkumar/Abhay Singh), Mixed Doubles Quarterfinals (Deepika Pallikal/Sourav Ghosal, 12 AM)
Hockey (10:30 PM) — Women’s semi-final, India v Australia
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