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Celebs hail 'superwoman' Mary Kom for Commonwealth Games title win

15 April 2018, 05:33 | Anna Jefferson

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The World No 1 took just 12 minutes to finish things up front.

Our Aussie divers picked up a swag of medals at the Diving at Optus Aquatic Centre, starting with the Men's duo of Domonic Bedggood and Declan Stacey who came third in the Synchronised 10m Platform.

The 18-year-old scored a double in the first half of New Zealand's 40-7 win over Kenya at the Comm Games.

British Cycling performance director Stephen Park has hailed the performances of British cyclists at this month's Commonwealth Games with the riders set to return home with a record medal haul.

Long Sutton shooter Aaron Heading collected a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia today (April 14).

South Africa are fifth and the only African country above Nigeria with 13 bronze, 11 silver and 13 Gold. India bettered their gold medal tally from the last Games in Glasgow.

Following is India's Day 11 schedule of competitions at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

Mary Kom and Gaurav Solanki gave India its first gold in women and men's boxing after they registered convincing wins in their respective finals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday.

India's Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty settled for the silver medal in badminton men's doubles after going down meekly to England's Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge.

Botswana triumphed in a thrilling men's 4x400-metre relay, while Jamaica were the victors in the women's event.

There was no stopping the gold rush in wrestling as two more were added to the tally by Vinesh Phogat (50kg) and Sumit (125kg) but Olympic bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik (62kg) had to be content with a third-place finish. The 24-year-old from Singhwa Khas village in Hissar, Harayana began his senior career in the men's lightweight category (60kg) and won the Asian Games gold medal in 2010.

The Athletics event also provided two medals, a Silver and Bronze respectively, with the 4x400m and 4x100m women's teams responsible for both. "My father and mother have helped me the most so this gold medal is for them", Vikas said.

And the Rhythmic Gymnastics drew to a close, with Alexandra Kiroi-Bogatyreva claiming the Bronze in the Ball final.

It is Kom's first Commonwealth medal of any colour and burnishes a heaving trophy cabinet that already includes an Olympic bronze from London 2012 and five amateur world championship titles. In the 91 kg finals, India's Satish Kumar defeated England's Frazer Clarke to win silver.

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