The Indian women’s 4X100m relay team, featuring ace sprinters Hima Das and Dutee Chand, qualified for the final in the Commonwealth Games 2022.
The Indian women’s 4X100m relay team qualified for the final at the Commonwealth Games 2022. The quartet of Hima Das, Dutee Chand, Srabani Nanda, and Jyothi Yarraji clocked 44.45 sec to finish second in Heat 1. The Jamaican team topped the heat with a timing of 43.66 sec. Dutee started the first leg while Dhing Express Hima ran the second, giving India the lead. Jyothi then played the role of the anchor after taking over the baton from Srabani. Nigeria (42.57s) recorded the best timing, while England (42.72s) and Australia (43.47s) registered second and third place respectively. India finished seventh overall in the heats. The final of the women’s 4X100m relay will take place on Sunday.
The live coverage of the Commonwealth Games 2022 will be available on different networks across the world. In the Indian subcontinent, it will be telecast LIVE from Birmingham on Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 3, Sony SIX, and Sony TEN 4. The live streaming will be available on the Sony LIV app or website. Elsewhere, BBC will telecast LIVE in the United Kingdom, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) in Canada, Seven Network in Australia, Sky NZ in New Zealand, Mediacorp in Singapore, S4C in Wales, and ESPN in the USA.
The final of the women’s 4X100m relay is scheduled to begin at 5:24 pm (IST) on August 7, 2022.
Avinash Sable won a historic Silver medal in men’s 3000m Steeplechase, setting a new NR of 8:11.20. This is India’s first medal in this event, primarily dominated by Kenyans. Priyanka Goswami clinched the Silver medal for India, clocking a personal best of 43:38.83s in the Women’s 10000m race walk. Murali Sreeshankar and Tejaswin Shankar scripted history by winning the Silver and Bronze for India in men’s long jump and high jump. India’s athletics medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022 stands at 4, with three silver and one bronze. The Indian men’s 4×400 m relay team has also qualified for the final.