Nigeria Wins Athletics Gold At Gold Coast 2018

Nigeria Wins Athletics Gold At Gold Coast 2018

Mary Kom was making good use of her left jab, and she was slowly getting aggressive. Kristina was trying to do the same thing but her punch was missing.

In the second round, Mary Kom continued her own style. The 35-year-old used all her experience to put the outcome beyond doubt.

Gaurav Solanki won India's second boxing gold of the day after he defeated Northern Ireland's Brendan Irvine in the 52 kg category.

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Tejaswini wins gold and Moudgil bags silver
Martina had topped Women's 50m Rifle Prone Finals discipline on day nine of CWG 2018 grabbing the gold. Tejaswini registered a new Commonwealth Games record of 457.9 points to take the top honours.

"Congratulations Mary Kom, icon of Manipur and of India, for winning the gold medal in women's 45-48 kg boxing event at #GC2018". It was the first time that amateur women's boxing was introduced in the Games. H.S. Prannoy and P.V. Sindhu will look to shine for India in badminton on Saturday at the Commonwealth Games 2018.

Among other success stories, Indian shuttlers claimed berths in seven semi-finals, while the women's doubles pair of Manika Batra and Mouma Das clinched the silver medal and seasoned men's doubles pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and G. Sathiyan entered the summit clash in the table tennis competitions. She had won a silver medal at the Strandja Memorial Tournament in Bulgaria before coming here.

Australia now leads the medal tally with 161, followed by England with 91 and India with 35. She followed that up with a gold at the 2002 World Championship gold in Antalya, Turkey and that was the first of five successive that she won at the Worlds.