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High-lights on day 10 of All Commonwealth Games

14 April, 2018, 20:17 | Author: Lamar Ellis
  • Relief as Kenya bags first gold medal in Australia following a string of unlikely misses

Gold Coast, April 13: Shooters Anish Bhanwala and Tejaswini Sawant clinched gold medals, while wrestlers earned four medals, including a golden show from Bajrang, even as five boxers entered the finals on a day India clinched 10 medals at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. "I was hoping to come here and fight in the finals to get the silver or the gold, but I just wanted to get through my first match".

On the other hand, Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik settled for Silver after losing their respective gold medal bouts in Gold Coast.

The five-time world champion started this year by bagging gold medals at the Asian Championships and the India Open, defeated Steluta Duta of Romania in her quarterfinal of Strandja.

Elated at being India's first woman boxer to claim a CWG gold, Mary Kom said scripting history makes her happy. Solanki won a tough, fast paced, tactical battle by a split 4:1 verdict against the impressive Brendan Irvine of Northern Ireland in the final.

England's basketball silver medal at the Commonwealth Games "proves we can play with the best in the world", said point guard Rachael Vanderwal.

Except the last few punches that she received, Mary Kom remained on top throughout to get the yellow metal. They scored 3 but we only scored 2.

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Wilson's victory over Canadian Ryan Bester triggered the sort of wild scenes normally seen at a football match as the 26-year-old - nicknamed "Discotheque" for his penchant for visiting nightclubs - peeled off to soak in the adulation of the home crowd. Pooja had defeated Joseph Tiako of Cameroon 11-5 in the semi-finals.

Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty and Satwik Rankireddy are in the final of the men's doubles badminton at the Commonwealth Games.

Grappler strikes gold in 65kg event, Khatri, Pooja claim silver each; Divya bags bronze. The Indian lost 5-7 in a close contest, during which she did remarkably well in the second round.

He beat Nigeria's Melvin Bibo in the final.

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