CWG 2022: India wins Lawn Bowls gold medal, creates history

The India lawn bowls team bagged a historic gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Image credit goes to SAI.

The India lawn bowls team bagged a historic gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

The Indian quartet of Lovely Choubey (lead), Pinki (second), Nayanmoni Saikia (third) and Rupa Rani Tirkey (slip) beat South Africa 17-10 in the women’s fours final.

This is India’s first CWG 2022 medal in the sport.

It is Indian contingent’s fourth gold and first outside the weightlifting arena.

“Congratulations to Lovely Choubey, Rupa Rani Tirkey, Pinki & Nayanmoni Saikia for doing the unprecedented by winning the gold medal in lawn bowls at #CommonwealthGames! Your resolve in the see-saw battle for victory in the finals made the country proud and inspired every Indian,” tweeted Droupadi Murmu, President of India.