After winning silver in the 10,000m Race Walk at CWG 2022, Priyanka Goswami expressed her pride that the national flag had soared because to her.

Priyanka Goswami won the silver medal in the 10,000m Race Walk at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham . Jemima Montag of Australia took the gold medal at the top of the medal table .

Birmingham, United Kingdom, August 6: Priyanka Goswami, an Indian athlete, captured the silver medal in the 10,000m Race Walk at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Saturday, when the national flag soared after her victory.She was always in need of a medal because she was in the first place at the time.She lost her advantage as she went, but by the end, she was still strong enough to finish at second place.I'm elated to have won the first medal in race walking in #CWG for India.

Priyanka Goswami said I was proud that the national flag soared because of me.Asia Games and the Olympic Games are coming up next.All of the countries in which I went this year for the Olympics & other tournaments is represented by my nail paint.I dedicate my medal to Laddoo Gopal & my family, she said.

It is not just her personal best, but a new CWG record as well.She was in third place at the time.But Kenya's Emily Wamusyi Ngii took the bronze medal after reaching 5,000 meters and never looked back.She set a new personal record of 43:50.86 for her, which was better than any other Indian competitor Bhawna Jat who placed eighth on the podium.