#CWG2022: “I convey my appreciation to all the players” – President of India

After Lawn Bowls historic gold, India clinches gold in men’s table tennis, silver in badminton mixed and silver in weightlifting men’s 96kg
  • President Smt. Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi congratulate players for their extraordinary performance
  • Congratulating the players, Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur says it is fantastic performance by players in Commonwealth Games

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 Smt. Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Union Sports Minister Shri Anurag Thakur and Indians from all corner of the country congratulated team for their achievement.

President Smt. 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.”

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