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Commonwealth Games: Wrestler Sumit Malik claims 125kg gold at Gold Coast Games

Commonwealth Games: Wrestler Sumit Malik claims 125kg gold at Gold Coast Games

This is surprisingly Kom's first Commonwealth medal and that too a gold, but after the disappointments at Rio, it would serve as a big encouragement for her.

The 48kg gold at the Games was the only medal missing from her collection and she received it with a smile on her face, waving at her supporters and acknowledging their support with a namaste. Indian pugilists gained three golds out of six finals on Saturday at the Commonwealth Games.

Stridman's win was made even more fantastic considering the 31-year-old graphic designer tore her anterior cruciate ligament just five-months and came through to win the gold without losing around in her three bouts.

Spencer won gold, clearing her first attempt at 1.95 m, while Lake took silver and McDermott captured bronze.

South Africa is now fourth in the overall standings with 26 medals, including 10 gold, seven silver and nine bronze. This is India's first ever gold in the women's singles event at the CWG.

Five of our boxers are competing in Gold Medal clashes today, while there are also medals up for grabs in Badminton, Diving, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis and Wrestling.




This time, though first rusher Rohidas successfully blocked the drag-flick, but on rebound Ward used a strong back hand shot to once again find the right corner of the post that helped England regain the lead.

With Solanki's Gold and the two other Silver from the male boxers, India's medals tally has beefed up 47 medals (20 Gold, 13 Silver and 14 Bronze). "She might be a special charm".

Maltese Trap Shooter Brian Galea won bronze medal at The Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018.

India's boxers Vikas Krishan and Satish Kumar advanced to the finals, while Manoj Kumar lost in the semi-finals at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. "It was a resilient performance", said captain Alex Danson. Sport is challenging, sport is tough.

In squash, Dipika Pallikal partnered Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa to advanced to the final and semi-finals of the mixed doubles and women's doubles, respectively.

Hopefully, the men's team will do better in their bronze medal match against England. Both equally marathons is going to be conducted on Sunday.