Published: Sun, April 15, 2018
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Snapshot of Commonwealth Games day 10

Snapshot of Commonwealth Games day 10

"I will be getting it corrected once I am done with the Games and back in India", she said.

The boxer thrashed Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in the final bout to claim the medal, perhaps her last at the CWG.

Naman Tanwar (91kg) and Manoj Kumar (69kg) had settled for bronze medals after semifinal losses.

"This medal and each one of my medals is special to me because I have worked equally hard for them".

Jubilant news also poured in from the TT venue of the Oxenford Studios where Manika Batra became the first woman paddler to claim a gold medal, ensuring her pinkest form doesn't go unnoticed.

Mary Kom struck her at will, her right hooks being especially telling.


Vikas defeated Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon by a 5:0 unanimous verdict in a close contest which saw both the boxers claiming to have won the bout before the referee's verdict.

"This is the first time I will be India's flag-bearer in an event like this".

The technically superior Vikas Krishan stuck to his usual tactic of taking slow control of the proceedings, trading with caution first up before letting it rip to take the opponent by surprise.

Gold Coast: From the boxing arena to the wrestling mat, it was India's tricolour unfurling on the penultimate day of the 21st Commonwealth Games where the country claimed its most prolific single-day haul of the ongoing edition, grabbing eight gold medals across five sporting disciplines. He plans to turn professional by the end of this year and the gold here just adds to his accomplished amateur run. Kaushik lost 2:3 to Harry Garside of Australia in a hard-fought final.

The fact that all of the judges gave 10-9 in favour of Clarke at the end of each rounds underlines the tightly fought bout.

This was Satish's first Commonwealth Games medal.

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