Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 10 Medals Tally, Gold Coast – live updates

Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 10 Medals Tally, Gold Coast – live updates

India‘s ‘golden‘ run continued on Saturday – the Day 10 of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia‘s Gold Coast – with boxer Gaurav Solanki winning men‘s 52kg Gold medal. Solanki defeated Northern Ireland‘s Brendan Irvine with a split decision in the final. Boxer Manish Kaushik also claimed a Silver medal in the men‘s 60kg division after losing to Harry Garside of Australia in the final with a split decision delivered by the judges. Earlier, shooter Sanjeev Raput won a Gold medal in men‘s 50m Rifle 3 Positions with a new Games Record of 454.5. His compatriot Chain Singh finished 5th. As the events began, boxing legend MC Mary Kom bagged her maiden CWG Gold medal. Mary Kom beat Kristina O‘Hara of Northern Ireland 5-0 in the women‘s 45-48kg final, bringing the 18th Gold medal for India. With 20 Gold, 13 Silver and 14 Bronze, India currently ranks third on the medals table (47). Here is the current medal count from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. 

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Updated: Apr 14, 2018, 10:35 AM IST

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GOLD COAST: India‘s ‘golden‘ run continued on Saturday – the Day 10 of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia‘s Gold Coast – with boxer Gaurav Solanki winning men‘s 52kg Gold medal. Solanki defeated Northern Ireland‘s Brendan Irvine with a split decision in the final. Boxer Manish Kaushik also claimed a Silver medal in the men‘s 60kg division after losing to Harry Garside of Australia in the final with a split decision delivered by the judges. Earlier, shooter Sanjeev Raput won a Gold medal in men‘s 50m Rifle 3 Positions with a new Games Record of 454.5. His compatriot Chain Singh finished 5th. As the events began, boxing legend MC Mary Kom bagged her maiden CWG Gold medal. Mary Kom beat Kristina O‘Hara of Northern Ireland 5-0 in the women‘s 45-48kg final, bringing the 18th Gold medal for India. With 20 Gold, 13 Silver and 14 Bronze, India currently ranks third on the medals table (47).

Australia, however, continues to dominate the tally with a maximum number of Gold medals (66), followed by England with 31 Gold, 34 Silver and 35 Bronze medals (99). Canada (14, 34, 26), South Africa (13, 10, 12) and New Zealand (10, 14, 12) are on the fourth, fifth and sixth positions respectively. 

Here is the current medals tally on the Day 10 of the Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast:-

 

(Medals tally updated at 1020 IST on Day 10, April 14, 2018)

India‘s Medal Winners on Day 10

Gaurav Solanki 

Indian boxer Gaurav Solanki won the Gold medal in the men‘s flyweight (52-kilogram) category at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. 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.

Amit Panghal

Another Indian boxer Amit Panghal finished with the Silver medal in the men‘s light flyweight (49-kilogram) category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Saturday. Amit lost 1:3 to England‘s Galai Yafai in the final.

Mary Kom

India‘s boxing legend MC Mary Kom won her maiden CWG medal – a Gold – beating Kristina O‘Hara of Northern Ireland 5-0 in the women‘s 45-48kg final. She won 18th Gold Medal for India, taking its tally to 43.

Day 9

India added a rich haul of 11 medals on Friday including 3 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze to their tally. Come Saturday, India have qualified in 12 gold-medal matches. 

The gold rush began with a couple of gold early in the morning from the shooting ranges where Tejaswini Sawant grabbed the gold in the 50m rifle. Compatriot Anjum Moudgil took the silver in the same event. Later, India‘s Anish Bhanwala became the youngest shooter to win a gold in the 25m rapid fire pistol. 

From the mat, India‘s wrestler Bajrang Punia got India it‘s 17th gold fighting it out in the 65kg category of freestyle wrestling. Though India were expecting more gold from wrestling but disappointment came in the form of Pooja Dhanda and Muasam Khatri who lost their respective finals to settle for silver medals in the women‘s 57kg category and the men‘s 97kg final. India‘s women‘s grappler Divya Kakran added another bronze from the 68 kg category bronze-medal bout.  

From the boxing ring, India won three bronze. First, Naman Tanwar took the bronze after going down in the 91kg semifinal. Later, Hussamuddin Mohammed took bronze after getting beaten in the 56kg semifinal. In the end, experienced boxer Manoj Kumar too had an off day and could only get a bronze in the 69kg category.

Day 9 was capped off by another silver by the women‘s doubles Table Tennis team, who were beaten 3-0 in the final by Singapore. 

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