March 27, 2019

CWG 2018: Wrestler Bajrang Punia Wins Gold Medal In Men's 65kg Category

14 April 2018, 11:06 | Randall Craig

Split decision bout destroys Taylah's dream of gold

Tejaswini Sawant wins gold Anjum Moudgil scores silver in 50m rifle 3 positions final
 Shooting | India's Tejaswini Sawant wins gold while Anjum Moudgil scores silver medal in in women's 50m riflr 3 positions finals. Sawant sets new Game

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However, the Indian boxers are set to bring more medals to the country as Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik have all qualified for the finals after winning the semi-final matches of their respective categories today. Anish fired 30 points - a Games record in the final.

Last year, the teenager made heads turn when he won the 25m standard pistol gold with a world record score of 579 at the ISSF Junior World Championships, followed by silver in the 25m sport pistol at the same event and another silver at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane.

"The Commonwealth Games takes a no-tolerance approach to these matters", Martin said at a news conference.

Then the wrestlers, led by Bajrang, took charge. He won by reaching ten technical points first against Wales' Charig Kane. Pooja lost 5-7 to defending champion of Nigeria in a high-voltage final at Gold Coast.

Not only the poor conversion but defensive lapses too played a huge rule in India's defeat, which means the silver medallists from the last two editions will now fight in the bronze medal play-off.

New Zealand thrashed Kenya 45-0.

IST: Badminton - Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth assure India of at least two more silver medals after qualifying for singles finals of women's and men's respectively.

England's Charlie Bowling beat Mauritius Jean Guyliane Bandou 10-0 in the first bronze medal match. She had won a silver medal at the Strandja Memorial Tournament in Bulgaria before coming here.

Mixed doubles semifinal: Satwik Rankireddy/Ashwini Ponnappa, 8.55 a.m.

Galadima outsmarts James Amott of England who won silver finishing with a time of 11.04 mins as against 11.30 to claim the gold medal for Nigeria.

The SA men's and women's sides are now ranked 15th and 14th in the world rankings, respectively. Amit, who was chasing his third successive worldwide gold, was beaten by England's European silver-medallist Galal Yafai.

Ashwini and N Sikki Reddy comfortably thrashed the Sri Lankan pair of Hasini Ambalangodage and Madushika Dilrukshi Beruwelage 21-11, 21-13.

Chopra threw the javelin to 80.42m to achieve the mark in his first attempt.

IST: Shooting - Sanjeev Rajput and Chain Singh qualify for the finals of the men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions.

Jinson Johnson qualified for the 1500m final with time of 3:47.04.

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