Commonwealth Games 2018: Full schedule of events of Indian athletes on Day 2

Indian weightlifters Mirabai Chanu and P Gururaja got India to a great start at the Commonwealth Games 2018 claiming gold and silver respectively on Day 1 of the mega event.

Chanu lifted a remarkable 196kg (86kg+110kg) to win her first gold at the premier event. After the superb performance, she told PTI, "I was not expecting to break records but I certainly wanted to break them when I came here. I can't put in words, how it feels right now."

 Commonwealth Games 2018: Full schedule of events of Indian athletes on Day 2

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Earlier in the day, Gururaja clinched silver after some anxious moments at the start, failing twice in clean and jerk. He did manage to equal his personal best of 149 Kg (111 kg + 138kg) to grab the silver medal.

"After I failed the first two attempts, my coach reminded me how much my life depends on this. I remembered my family and my country," he said after clinching the medal.

Indian shuttlers got off to an impressive start as they beat Sri Lanka 5-0 in the opener of mixed team event. Saina Nehwal wrapped up her first match in just 22 minutes against Madushika Beruelage. India's mixed team beat Pakistan by a similar score-line to maintain their unbeaten run.

In squash, while Harinder Pal Sandhu, Vikram Malhotra won their opening games, Saurav Ghosal lost in his round of 64 clash in men's singles event. Harinder bowed out of the games after losing his Round of 32 match against Malaysia's Ivan Yuen.

In the women's singles squash event, both Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik won their opening games.

The men's and women's table tennis team started off well, beating Trinidad and Tobago and Sri Lanka respectively with the same margin (3-0).

Virdhawal Khade qualified for the men's 50m butterfly semi-final but could not make it to the final. Srihari Natraj followed a similar path in 100m backstroke.

Indian women's hockey lost to Wales by a margin of 2-3 in its lung-opener.

On Friday, there are lot more events where India can win and move up the medals tally.

Let us take a look at the events that involve Indian athletes on Day 2, categorised according to the sports:

(All timings mentioned below are in IST)

Day 2 (6 April)

India vs Malaysia
Event: Women’s Hockey
Time: 10.02 am

Athlete: Deborah Herold
Event: Cycling (Women Sprint)
Time: 8.32 am (Qualification), 10.02 am (Repechage), 10.24 am (Quarter-finals), 2.52 pm (Semi-finals) 4.18 pm (Final)

Athlete: Aleena Reji
Event: Cycling (Women Sprint)
Time: 8.32 am (Qualification), 10.02 am (Repechage), 10.24 am (Quarter-finals), 2.52 pm (Semi-finals) 4.18 pm (Final)

Athlete: Sonali Chang
Event: Cycling (Women’s 3,000m Individual Pursuit)
Time: 8.56 am (Qualification), 3.00 pm (Final)

Athlete: Manorama Devi
Event: Cycling (Women’s 3,000m Individual Pursuit)
Time: 8.56 am (Qualification), 3.00 pm (Final)

Athlete: Manjeet Singh
Event: Cycling (Men’s 4,000m Individual Pursuit)
Time: 10.47 am (Qualification)

Athlete: Sahil Kumar
Event: Cycling (Keirin)
Time: 2.32 pm (Qualification), 3.15 pm (Repechage), 4.08 pm (Semi-final), 4.41 pm (Final)

Athlete: Sanuraj P
Event: Cycling (Keirin)
Time: 2.32 pm (Qualification), 3.15 pm (Repechage), 4.08 pm (Semi-final), 4.41 pm (Final)

Athlete: Ranjit Singh
Event: Cycling (Keirin)
Time: 2.32 pm (Qualification), 3.15 pm (Repechage), 4.08 pm (Semi-final), 4.41 pm (Final)

Athlete: Pranati Das
Event: Gymnastics (Women Individual All Around)
Time: 4.39 am (Qualification)

Athlete: Pranati Nayak
Event: Gymnastics (Women Individual All Around)
Time: 4.39 am (Qualification)

Athlete: Arun Reddy
Event: Gymnastics (Women Individual All Around)
Time: 4.39 am (Qualification)

Athlete: Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu
Event: Weightlifting (Women’s 53kg)
Time: 5.12 am

Athlete: Deepak Lather
Event: Weightlifting (Men’s 69kg)
Time: 9.42 am

Athlete: Saraswati Rout
Event: Weightlifting (Women’s 58kg)
Time: 2.12 pm

India vs Scotland
Event: Mixed Team Badminton
Time: 9.30 am-1.00 pm

Event: Boxing Men Preliminary rounds
Time: 7.30 am-11 am and 2 pm-5.30 pm

Event: Table Tennis (Team Group and Knockout Stage)
Time: 4.00 am-10 am and 11.30 am-4.30 pm

Event: Squash (Singles Preliminary)
Time: 8.00 am-12 pm and 1.30 pm-5 pm

Athlete: Kiran Tak
Event: Swimming (100m backstroke - Heat)
Time: 7.11 am

India vs Fiji
Event: (Lawn Bowls) Women's Singles Section D - Round 3
Time: 4:31 AM

India vs England
Event: (Lawn Bowls) Men's Triples Section A - Round 3
Time: 4:31 AM

Malaysia vs India
Event: (Lawn Bowls) Women's Singles Section D - Round 4
Time: 7:30 AM

England vs India
Event: (Lawn Bowls) Women's Fours Section B - Round 3
Time: 11:31 AM

Scotland vs India
Event: (Lawn Bowls) Men's Pairs Section D - Round 3
Time: 11:31 AM

India vs Samoa
Event: (Lawn Bowls) Men's Pairs Section D - Round 4
Time: 2:30 PM

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Updated Date: Apr 05, 2018 22:00:55 IST