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Monday, July 30, 2018

Commonwealth Games: India, with 26 gold, 66 medals in the Gold Coast


India made a total of 66 medals in the 21st Commonwealth Games held on Sunday in the Gold Coast. They have 26 gold, 20 silver and so many bronze medals. India remained third in the medal table. Australia (198, 80 gold, 59 silver and 59 bronze) and first and England (136, 45 gold, 45 silver and 46 bronze) secured second place.

India has 3 athletics, 6 in badminton, 9 in boxing, 1 in para powerlifting, 16 in shooting, 2 in squash, 8 in table tennis, 9 in weightlifting, 12 wrestling in wrestling. India participated in 16 sports in total. This year, 218 Indian players reached the Gold Coast, including 103 women and 115 men.

Athletics: Neeraj Chopra won the gold in Athletics for 28 (12 women, 16 men) for India, while the silver medal was won by Tharoor Punia. Navijit Dhillon won the bronze in the same event and gave the country double success.

Badminton: Saina Nehwal won gold in the women’s singles for India in 10 (5 women, 5 men) badminton player, while in the mixed team event, India got a gold. Apart from this, India also got three silver. In the men’s doubles, Satyavik Ranchardadi and Chirag Shetty won the silver, while Kinda Gambi Srikanth lost in the men’s singles final. In the women’s singles, PV Sindhu also won the silver, while N. The pair of Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa won a bronze in the women’s doubles.

Boxing: India has got incredible success in boxing, totaling 12 (4 women, 8 men). Indian boxers won 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals. Gaurav Solanki won gold medal in men’s 52kg weightlifting, while Vikas Krishna won gold in 75 kilograms. In the 45-48 kg weight of women, Indian legend MC Mary Com received the gold medal.

Satish Kumar won the silver medal in the weight of 91 plus kg, while Amit took 46-49 kg and Manish Kaushik silver medal in 60 kg weight category. Hussamuddin Mohammed won the bronze medal in men category of 56 kg and Manoj Kumar in 69 kg category. Apart from these, Naman Tanwar won a bronze medal in 91 kgs category.

Para Powerlifting: Total Player 4 (1 Female, 3 Men) India also got a Bronze Medal Para in Powerlifting. This bronze medal won by Sachin Chaudhary in men’s heavyweight category.

Shooting: Total player 27 (12 women, 15 men) The performance of Indian shooters in these games is the strongest. India won a total of 16 medals including 7 gold. In the men’s 10 meter air pistol event, Jitu Rai and Anish Bhanwal won the gold medal in the 25 meter rapid fire pistol event, while Sanjeev Rajput won gold in the 50m rifle-3 position event. Women shooters of India also captured a total of four gold medals.

Manu Bhakr, 16, won gold in the women’s 10 meter air pistol event. Heena Sidhu won 25 M pistol and Tejaswini Sawant in the 50m rifle-3 position event while Shreyasi Singh won the gold medal in the double trap event. Heena Sidhu also won gold in the 10 meter air pistol event also won silver medal. The 17-year-old Mehuli Ghosh won the silver medal in 10 meter air rifle event.

Apart from them, Anjum Modgil made the 50 meter rifle-3 position and Tejaswini Sawant got the gold in the 50 meter rifle prone event. Om Mitharwal of India won bronze medal in men’s 10 meter air pistol and 50 meter pistol event. Apart from these, Ravi Kumar got the 10 meter air rifle and Ankur Mittal bronze medal in the double trap event. Bronze medal of women’s 10 meter air rifle event Apurvi Chandela was named.

Squash: Deepika Pallikal Kartik and Joshna Chinappa in mixed doubles competition, Deepika and Saurabh Ghoshal won the silver medal in the women’s doubles competition of 6 (2 women, 4 men) squash.

Table Tennis: Total player 12 (7 women, 5 men) India’s performance in table tennis was fantastic. Men’s and women’s team won gold medal Manika Batra also won gold medal in women’s singles category. In the men’s doubles competition, Manchya Batra and Maumasha Das won the silver medal in the women’s doubles event, Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sathiyan Ganasekharan and women’s doubles competition. India also got three bronze medals.Sharath Kamal bagged the medal in the singles category whereas Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shanker Shetty and Sainiyan Ganasekharan and Manika Batra captured the bronze medal in the mixed doubles category.

Weightlifting: Satish Kumar Shivalingam in total weightlifting (16, 8 women, 8 men) weightlifting men’s 77 kilograms weight and Venkat Rahul Rangala got the title of 85 kilograms of gold medals. Apart from these, women lifters won 3 gold medals. Meerabai Chanu won 48 kgs of women and Sanjita Chanu won gold in 53 kg weight, while Poonam Yadav got gold medal in 69 kg weight category. Pradip Singh won the silver medal in men’s weight of 105 kg and Gururaja 56 kgs. Deepak Lather got 69 kg of men and Vikas Thakur got bronze in 94 kg weight category.

Wrestling: In total wrestling 12 (6 women, 6 men), India won 12 gold medals with five gold. Sumeet Malik won gold in 125 kgs of men and Rahul Aware 57 kilograms in weight category. Apart from them, Bajrang Punia got 65 kg and Sushil Kumar got the gold medal in 74 kg weight category. Vansh Phogat occupy the gold medal in women’s weight of 50 kilograms. Khatri won the silver medal in men’s 97kg weight category.

Apart from these, Babita Fogat had to be satisfied with the silver medal in the 53 kg weight of women. Pooja Dhanda won silver in 57 kilograms. Somvir won a bronze medal in men’s 86kg category, whereas in 62 kgs of women, Sakshi Malik had to satisfy only with bronze. Apart from these, DivyaKakran has won 68kg and Kiran got bronze medal in 76 kilograms category. India gets all this medal in the freestyle event.

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