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Mary Kom punches her way to Gold on CWG debut

Mary Kom punches her way to Gold on CWG debut

The other boxers who have made a mark in CWG 2018 are Hussamuddin Mohammed wins bronze in Men's 56kg, Manoj Kumar wins bronze in Men's 69kg and Naman Tanwar wins bronze medal in Men's 91kg category. Bhanwala, who got special permission to postpone some his Class X board papers in order to participate in CWG, shot a games record score of 30 in the final to take the gold. He set a new junior world record of 579 out of a possible 600 points on his way to the gold medal in 25 mtr standard pistol at the 2017 ISSF Junior World Championships in Suhl, Germany.

Then the wrestlers, led by Bajrang, took charge. The Maharashtra shooter came through a deserving victor with a Games record total of 457.9, while Anjum took silver with 455.7. Finishing with a silver medals were Pooja Dhanda (57kg) and Mausam Khatri (97kg), while Divya Kakran (68kg) settled for a bronze medal. India has collected 18th gold medal in its account. "The Bronze Medal match gives us the opportunity to end our campaign on a good note and prepare for the future tournaments with confidence in ourselves", said Rani.

Manish Kaushik, the favourite for the 60 kg lost out after a split decision went in favour of Australian Harry Garside.

He had defeated New Zealand's Brahm Richards in the first bout, before outwitting Nigeria's Amas Daniel in the 1/4 final.

It was a dominant win to take fifth place. Pic Getty
It was a dominant win to take fifth place. Pic Getty

Premier Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will face-off in the women's singles final in the Commonwealth Games 2018 on Sunday after they thrashed their respective opponents in the semi-final round here on Saturday.

Mixed doubles semifinal: Satwik Rankireddy/Ashwini Ponnappa, 8.55 a.m. I did just that, the guys did what they needed to do.

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

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra didn't break much sweat as he advanced to the finals of the javelin throw event on Friday. This was an improvement on the silver Tejaswini won in the 50m rifle prone yesterday.

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