Highlights (July 8) – Day in Sports

July 8, 2019

Sports, Wrestling, Football, Badminton, Athletics, CricketSports

Wrestling
Spain Grand Prix; Vinesh Phogat clinched her first gold medal since shifting to new 53kg weight category, whereas Divya Karkan too claimed the top honours in the 68kg category.

Football
Intercontinental Cup: Defending champion India suffered shock loss against Tajikistan despite Sunil Cheetri’s brace. Match ended 4-2 in Tajikistan favor.

Badminton
P.Kashyap wins silver; In a dramatic Canada Open Super 100 final, Kashyap almost pulled a stunner to rally back after a game down against Chinese Li Shi Feng but unfortunately lost in the decider 20-22,21-14,21-17.

Athletics
Hima Das wins Gold at Kutno Athletics meet, Poland in women’s 200m by clocking 23.97seconds; In men’s, National record holder Mohammed Anas also won Gold in the 200m with a time of 21.18seconds.

Indians win 12 gold in Kazakhstan athletics meet; In total Indian team won whooping 19 medals

Football World Cup U.S.A Women’s team won their record 4th World cup as they defeated Netherlands 2-0 in the final which was held at Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium.

Cricket
India set to play New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup Semi-final at Old Trafford cricket ground on 9th July

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