Highlights (July 9) – Day in Sports

July 9, 2019

Boxing, Weight Lifing, Athletics, Football, Lawn Tennis, Basketball, ChessMirabai Chanu

Weightlifting
Mirabai Chanu wins Gold; as she lifted a total of 191kg in the women’s 49 kg event to win the gold medal, in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship (Olympic qualifying event).

Athletics
DUTEE QUALIFY FOR THE SEMI-FINALS; Star Sprinter Dutee Chand through to the semi-finals of women’s 100m after clocking 11.48 in the qualification at the World University Games.

Football
Durand Cup returns after three years, 129th edition to take place in West Bengal with 16 teams participating in total.

One of the leading sports brands, Vector X signed India women’s football star 21-year-old, Dalima Chhibber. VectorX India makes their second biggest signing in football after Bhaichung Bhatia

Tennis
India’s Divij Sharan and his Brazilian partner Marcelo Demoliner bows out of Wimbledon as they lost their round of 16 match against No.1 seed Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo.

Basketball
Jagshaanbir Singh, a 6’11” hoopster from the NBA India will head to the USA after he was signed up by Golden State Prep, California, one of America’s top-5 academies!

Chess
India swept medals in all 16 sections of the Commonwealth chess championship.
Abhijeet Gupta claimed his fifth title in men’s category while Tania Sachdev retained the women’s title.

Boxing
Manish Kaushik edges out Shiva Thapa in India squad for Boxing World Championships

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