Vikas Krishan stands on the podium.

CWG 2018 | Day 10, Live: Boxer Vikas Wins Gold, Prannoy Bows Out

  • MC Mary Kom wins her first Commonwealth Games gold in the women’s 48 kg boxing final.
  • Neeraj Chopra wins his first CWG gold medal in javelin throw.
  • Wrestler Sakshi Malik (62 kg) wins bronze medal. This is India’s 50th medal at CWG 2018.
  • Boxer Vikas Krishan wins gold in 75 kg category.

Badminton: Ponnappa/Rankireddy Lose in Bronze Medal Match

Ashwini Ponnappa/Satwik Rankireddy lose a thrilling match to Peng Soon Chan/Liu Ying Goh. They go down 19-21, 19-21 to the Malaysians.

Boxing: Satish Kumar Settles for Silver

Satish Kumar settles for silver medal after losing to England’s Frazer Clarke in the +91 kg final.

Table Tennis: Sharath Achanta/Sathiyan Gnanasekaran Settle for Silver

Sharath Achanta/Sathiyan Gnanasekaran lose 5-11, 12-10, 11-9, 6-11, 8-11 to England’s Paul Drinkhall/Liam Pitchford in the gold medal match.

Badminton: HS Prannoy Loses Bronze Medal Match

HS Prannoy loses the bronze medal match 21-17, 23-25, 9-21 to England’s Rajiv Ouseph in the men’s singles event.

Boxing: Vikas Krishan Wins Gold Medal

Vikas Krishan wins gold in 75 kg category after beating Cameroon’s Dieudonne Ntsengue 5-0.

Table Tennis: Harmeet Desai/Sanil Shankar Shetty Win Bronze

Harmeet Desai/Sanil Shankar Shetty win bronze medal after defeating Yew En Koen Pang/Shao Feng Ethan Poh 11-5, 11-6, 12-10.

Hockey: India Lose Bronze Medal Match

Indian men’s hockey team try their level best but end up losing 1-2 to England in the bronze medal match.

Squash: Dipika Pallikal/Saurav Ghosal Settle for Silver

Dipika Pallikal/Saurav Ghosal lose 8-11, 10-11 to Australia’s Donna Urquhart/Cameron Pilley. They settle for a silver medal in mixed doubles.

Table Tennis: Manika Batra Wins Gold

Manika Batra wins gold after beating Singapore’s Mengyu Yu 11-7, 11-6, 11-2, 11-7 in the final.

Also Read: CWG: Golden Girl Manika Batra Wins Singles Final, Bags Third Medal

Table Tennis: Manika Batra Leads 3-0 in Final

Manika Batra leads 3-0 in the women’s singles gold medal match against Singapore’s Mengyu Yu. Batra wins the third game 11-2. She is just one win away from a gold medal.

Badminton: Ashwini Ponnappa/N Sikki Reddy Win Bronze Medal

Ashwini Ponnappa/N Sikki Reddy win bronze medal after defeating Australia’s Setyana Mapasa/Gronya Somerville 21-19, 21-19 in the women’s doubles final.

Wrestling: Somveer Wins Bronze Medal

Somveer beats Canada’s Alexander Moore 7-3 to win a bronze medal in the 86 kg category. This is India’s 12th medal in wrestling.

Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat Bags Gold Medal

Vinesh Phogat (50 kg) bags gold after beating Canada’s Jessica MacDonald by technical superiority. Phogat wrapped up the gold medal match with a scoreline of 13-3.

Also Read: CWG 2018: Vinesh Phogat Grabs Gold, Sakshi Settles For Bronze

Wrestling: Sumit Malik Wins Gold Medal

Wrestler Sumit Malik wins gold medal in 125 kg Nordic after Nigeria’s Sinivie Boltic gives a walkover.

Wrestling: Sakshi Malik Wins India's 50th CWG Medal

Sakshi Malik wins bronze medal in 62 kg Nordic after beating New Zealand’s Tayla Ford 6-5.

After defeating Cameroon’s Berthe Emillene Etane Ngolle in her first bout, she lost to Canada’s Michelle Fazzari and Nigeria’s Aminat Adeniyi. Therefore in the Nordic system, Sakshi had to win against Tayla Ford to clinch the bronze medal.

4x400 m Relay Final: India Finishes Seventh

The Indian women’s team finishes seventh in the 4x400 m relay final with a timing of 3 minutes and 33 seconds.

1500 m Final: Jinson Johnson Finishes Fifth

Jinson Johnson finishes fifth in the 1500 metre final with a national record timing of 3 minutes and 37 seconds.

Triple Jump: Arpinder Singh Finishes Fourth

Arpinder Singh finishes fourth in triple jump with a best result of 16.46 metre.

Badminton: Ashwini Ponnappa/Satwik Rankireddy Lose in Mixed Doubles Semis

Ashwini Ponnappa/Satwik Rankireddy lose 22-20, 18-21, 16-21 to England’s Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith in semi-final of the mixed doubles competition.

Javelin Throw: Neeraj Chopra Wins Gold

Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw with a season best throw of 86.47 metre. He finishes way ahead of silver medallist Australian Hamish Peacock (82.59 m) and bronze medallist Grenada’s Anderson Peters (82.20).

Also Read: CWG 2018: Neeraj Chopra Becomes First Indian to Bag Javelin Gold

Javelin Throw: Neeraj Chopra Records Season Best

Neeraj Chopra records a seasonal best of 86.47 in his fourth attempt. He is presently leading in the javelin throw final.

Badminton: Lee Chong Wei to Face Kidambi Srikanth in Final.

Lee Chong Wei beats HS Prannoy 21-16, 9-21, 21-14, will face World Number 1 Kidambi Srikanth in the final. Srikanth had won his first-ever match against Lee Chong Wei in the mixed team final on 9 April.

Badminton: An All Indian Final!

The top two seeds PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will meet in the final of the singles competition. The former sets up the clash after beating Canada’s Michelle Li 21-18, 21-8 in the semis.

Also Read: CWG 2018: Sindhu, Saina in Semis; Stay on Track for Final Face-Off

Javelin Throw: Neeraj Chopra in Contention For a Medal

After coming fourth in the qualification round with a throw of 80.42 m, Neeraj will be looking to improve his performance when he takes the field in the final of javelin throw.

Squash: Joshna Chinappa/Dipika Pallikal Move Into Final

Indian duo of Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal cruised to the final of the women's squash doubles with a straight-games win over England’s Laura Massaro and Sarah-Jane Perry.

The Indian pair won 11-10, 11-5. They will next face either Australia’s Rachael Grinham/Donna Urguhart or New Zealand’s Joelle King/Amanda Landers-Murphy in the gold-medal match.

Boxing: Silver For Manish Kaushik!

In the men’s 60 kg final, India’s Manish Kaushik narrowly missed the gold after he went down to Australia’s Harry Garside in split verdict of 2-3.

Manish won the favour of the judges from Wales and Canada but their counterparts from Poland, Algeria and Ireland scored in Garside’s favour.

Badminton: Saina Through to Singles Final

World No. 10 Saina Nehwal beats Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland 21-14, 18-21, 21-17 to advance into the women's singles final. Saina will face either compatriot PV Sindhu or Canada's Michelle Li.

Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth Advances Into Singles Final

World No 1 Kidambi Srikanth eases past England's Rajiv Ouseph 21-10, 21-17 to reach the men's singles final.

Boxing: Gold For Gaurav Solanki!

Gaurav Solanki wins India’s second gold in boxing. He defeats Englishman Brendan Irvine 4-1. In an evenly fought match, Gaurav managed to score higher by a slender margin.

Previously Gaurav had won silver in the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2015.

Shooting: Gold For Sanjeev Rajput!

Sanjeev Rajput shoots a Commonwealth Games record of 454.5 to take home India's 19th gold medal at Gold Coast. Chain Singh comes fifth with a score of 419.1.

Rajput was in the third place with 150.5 points after kneeling stage in the final, went onto to second position with a whopping 156.3 in kneeling. With 98.7 from two shots in the standing-elimination stage, he took the lead and stayed in front to clinch his first CWG gold.

He had shot a Games record score of 1180 in the qualification.

His team-mate Chain Singh, second in qualification, was the fourth to be eliminated and finished in fifth place.

Boxing: Gaurav Solanki Looks to Add to Mary Kom's Gold

In the men’s 52 kg final. Gaurav Solanki takes on Northern Ireland’s Brendan Irvine. He will be looking to win India’s second gold in boxing in Gold Coast.

Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth In Action

In the men’s singles, World No. 1 Kidambi Srikanth takes on Rajiv Ouseph of England in the semi-finals. Srikanth takes the first game 21-10 to go up 1-0.

Boxing: Silver For Amit!

22-year-old Amit Panghal takes home silver in the 49 kg boxing final after he lost to England’s Galal Yafai in a 3-1 split verdict.

Shooting: Sanjeev Rajput, Chain Singh Stay in Medal Contention

India's Sanjeev Rajput and Chain Singh trail Grzegorz Sych of Canada after shooting 306.9 and 306.3 respectively after kneeling and prone variants.

Boxing: Amit Vying For Gold

Amit Phangal takes on England’s Galal Yafai in the final of the men’s 49 kg weight category. He would looking to add to Mary Kom’s gold.

Badminton: Saina Fighting For a Place in Final

Saina Nehwal in action in the women’s singles semis where she takes on Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour for a place in the final.

Badminton: Ashwini Ponnappa/Sikki Reddy Go Down in Semis

Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy end their campaign in the semis to Malaysia's Mei Kuan Chow and Vivian Hoo. The Indian duo won the first game 21-17 and went on to lose the next two games 15-21 and 4-21.

Shooting: Sanjeev Rajput and Chain Singh in Action in Final

India’s Sanjeev Rajput & Chain Singh vying for gold in the final of the men’s 50 m rifle 3 positions.

Sanjeev Rajput broke Gagan Narang’s record of 1166 set in Delhi 2010 in the qualification round. The 29-year-old Chain Singh also equalled Narang’s record.

The two Indians had the two best scores in qualification.

Wrestling: Somveer Wins Round 2

India’s Somveer beat Jayden Lawrence of Australia in the second round of men’s freestyle 86 kg repechage. Somveer won 7-0 by the virtue of victory by fall.

A victory by fall is awarded to any wrestler who holds his or her opponent’s shoulders to the mat.

Wrestling: Vinesh Wins Two Consecutive Bouts

After winning her first bout, India’s Vinesh Phogat wins her next two bouts in women’s freestyle 50 kg Nordic system.

In her second bout she defeated Miesinnei Genesis of Nigeria 6-5. In the next next bout she got the better off Australia’s Rupinder Kaur. Vinesh won 10-0 by the virtue of technical superiority.

Table Tennis: Manika Batra Enters Final

India’s Manika Batra fights it out against defending champion and World No 4 Tianwei Peng to reach the final after a mammoth seven-game match. Manika won 12-10, 5-11, 11-8, 5-11, 5-11, 11-9, 13-11.

Also Read: CWG 2018 Star Manika Batra Beats Top Seed, Enters Gold Medal Match

Boxing: Gold For Mary Kom!

Magnificent Mary Kom wins India’s first boxing gold at Gold Coast.

In the final of the 48 kg weight category, Mary Kom defeats Northern Ireland’s Kristina O’Hara This is Mary’s first gold in Commonwealth Games.

The 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, five-time world champion, 2014 Asian Games gold medallist and five-time Asian champion dominated the title clash. All five judges awarded the 35-year-old the bout with identical 30-27 scores, indicating that they believed the Indian held the upper hand throughout the bout.

Also Read: Gold Class! MC Mary Kom Sweeps Final 5-0, Bags First CWG Gold

Hockey (Women's): India Go Down Against England

Indian women’s team end their CWG campaign on disappointing note. They lose 0-6 to Olympic champion England in the bronze medal match. After trailing 0-2 till the third quarter, India lost their way in the last ten minutes of fourth quarter where England went on a rampage and scored four goals. Rani Rampal and Co have to come back without a medal!

Also Read: Indian Women’s Hockey Team Suffer 6-0 Loss in Bronze Medal Match

Boxing: Mary Kom in Action in Final

London Olympic Bronze medallist MC Mary Kom will fight for gold in women’s 45 kg - 48 kg final against Northern Ireland’s Kristina O’Hara.

Table Tennis: Manika Batra in Action in the Semis

India’s Manika Batra takes on England’s Tianwei Feng in women’s singles semi-final match.

Wrestling; Sakshi Loses Second Successive Bout

Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik stunned by Aminat Adeniyi of Nigeria. Sakshi lost 3-6. Despite her loss, she still gets one classification point.

Wrestling; Vinesh Phogat Wins First Bout

Vinesh Phogat wins her women’ s freestyle 50 kg opener against Miesinnei Genesis of Nigeria. Vinesh won 6-5.

Badminton: Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty/Satwik Rankireddy in Finals

India’s Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy stay on course to secure gold as they brush aside Sri Lanka's Sachin Dias and Buwaneka Goonathilleka in the semi-finals. The young duo won 21-18, 21-10 to book their place in the final.

Shooting: Sanjeev Rajput & Chain Singh in Final

India’s Sanjeev Rajput & Chain Singh moved into the final of the men’s 50 m rifle 3 positions.

Sanjeev Rajput shot three series of 98 and a 97 in the kneeling stage to take the lead. He backed it up with three successive 100s and a 99 in the prone stage and add 390 in the standing stage with three series of 98 each. In the process he broke Gagan Narang’s record of 1166 set in Delhi 2010.

The 29-year-old Chain Singh equalled Gagan Narang’s record set in Delhi 2010 with his scores of 389 in kneeling, 398 in prone and 379 in standing. He shot a good series of scores in prone, shooting two 100s and two 99s.

The Indians had the two best scores in qualification round and will look to extend their dominance into the medal rounds. The final will be held at 8.15 a.m. IST.

Wrestling: Sakshi Goes Down in Her Second Bout

In the women’s 62 kg weight class event, Sakshi Malik lost her second bout against Canada’s Michelle Fazzari 8-11.

Sakshi took an early lead of 4-0 but Michelle made a strong back and won three points in the dying seconds.

Since only five wrestlers are part of the women’s 62 kg weight category, the competition is being held in the Nordic format, where all wrestlers compete against each other with points being awarded for the way wins are achieved.

Sakshi will next play Aminat Adeniyi of Nigeria.

Table Tennis: S Gnanasekaran /Manika Batra Lose in Semis

India's second mixed doubles pair of Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Manika Batra go down fighting in the semi-final to English Liam Pitchford and Tin-Tin Ho.

The Indian duo lost the first two games but came back strongly to win the third and fourth games to take the match into a decider. The fifth game was a thriller till the English duo clinched it 15-13.

Sathiyan and Manika lost 8-11, 10-12, 11-5, 11-8, 13-15.

Sathiyan and Manika will take on compatriots Sharath Kamal and Mouma Das in the bronze-medal match.

Hockey (Women's): GOAL! England Go One Up

England convert their third penalty corner. Hollie Pearne-Webb traps the ball before taking the shot herself. Mistake from Savita as she takes a premature dive and in the wrong direction.

Badminton: Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty/Satwik Rankireddy in Action

Men’s doubles pair of Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty/Satwik Rankireddy will be looking to book a spot in the semis against Sri Lanka’s Sachin Dias/Buwaneka Goonethilleka.

Wrestling: Somveer Advances to Semis

In the men’s freestyle 86 kg weight category event, Somveer wins his quarterfinal bout against Kiribati’s Taebontangaroa Kookoo 4-0. He won the bout by the virtue of victory by fall.

A victory by fall is awarded to any wrestler who holds his or her opponent’s shoulders to the mat.

Wrestling: Sakshi Malik Wins Her First Bout of The Day

In the women’s 62 kg weight class event, Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik wins her opening round against Cameroon’s Berthe Emillene Etane Ngolle within three minutes. She took a 10-0 lead to seal victory due to technical superiority.

Since only five wrestlers are part of the women’s 62 kg weight category, the competition is being held in the Nordic format, where all wrestlers compete against each other with points being awarded for the way wins are achieved.

Sakshi, gets four points by virtue of winning by technical superiority.

Hockey (Women's): India Take on England For Bronze

Indian women’s hockey team will look to take home the bronze medal when they take on England in the third place playoff. Rani Rampal and Co. lost 0-1 to host Australia in the semis.

Table Tennis: S Gnanasekaran /Manika Batra in Action in Semis

In the second semi-final, Indian pair of S Gnanasekaran /Manika Batra will be taking on Liam Pitchford/Ho Tin-Tin of England in the mixed doubles semi-final.

Table Tennis: Sharath Achanta/Mouma Das Bow Out in Semis

Duo of Sharath Achanta/Mouma Das lose against Ning Gao /Yu Mengyu from Singapore in the mixed doubles semi-finals. The Indian pair will now play the bronze medal match on Sunday. Sharath Achanta/Mouma Das lost 8-11, 11-9, 11-9, 7-11, 7-11.

Hockey (Women's): India Take on England For Bronze

Indian women’s hockey team will look to take home the bronze medal when they take on England in the third place playoff. Rani Rampal and Co. lost 0-1 to host Australia in the semis. Action starts from 6.00 am.

Table Tennis: Sharath Achanta/Mouma Das in Action in Semis

Mixed doubles pair of Sharath Achanta/Mouma Das playing against Ning Gao /Yu Mengyu from Singapore in semi-finals.

Indians in Action on Day 10

With just two days of action left at the Games, some of India’s big medal contenders will be seen in competition on Saturday.

The day starts in the shooting arena with Chain Singh and Sanjeev Rajput starting the 50m Rifle 3 Positions qualifiers. Also starting at 4.30 am is the Double Trap qualification that will feature Kynan Chenai and Manavjit Sandhu.

After the women’s doubles silver in table tennis, Saturday sees more Indians fighting it out in the semis. Achanta Sharath/Mouma Das take on Singapore’s Ning Gao/Mengyu starting 5 am and then Sathiyan Gnanasekaran/Manika Batra face Liam Pitchford/Tin-Tin Ho of England around 5.35 am.

Badminton semi-finals are also on Saturday with Satwik Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty facing Sachin Dias/Buwaneka Goonethilleka of Sri Lanka. Kidambi Srikanth is playing Rajiv Ouseph of England, HS Prannoy has a tough one against Malaysia’ Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal plays Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour and PV Sindhu takes on Canada’s Li Michelle.

In squash, Dipika Pallikal Karthik and Saurav Ghoshal will go for gold in the final match while Joshna Chinappa will join Dipika in women’s doubles semi-final against England.

In athletics, Neeraj Chopra will also look for gold in javelin throw as the Indian team competes for medal events in men’s relay race, women’s relay race, Men's Triple Jump and men's 1500 m race.

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