Commonwealth Games 2018 has been a great competition so far and Indian athletes have performed remarkably at Gold Coast, Australia. India’s medal rush from weight lifted continued on Day 4 (Sunday) with medals for Punam Yadav (gold) and Vikas Thakur (bronze). Action began in the shooting ranges as well and Manu Bhaker (gold), Heena Sidhu (silver) and Vikas Kumar (bronze) added to India’s medal tally. In hockey, the women’s team stunned England 2-1 while the men produced another tame show but did enough to win 4-3. Indian shooters will be in action today and India would hope that they bring many more medals.
Here are the Live updates of Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 5
That’s all from us today. Please do join us as we track all the action from the Gold Coast on Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games.
India’s Loganathan Suriya finished 13th in 10,000m Final despite posting a personal best time of 32:23:56.
India crush Papua New Guinea 24-6 in their round 2 match in the Women’s Triples. Meanwhile, Krishna Xalxo lost to England’s Robert Paxton 21-19 in his second round match in the men’s singles
Indian shuttlers for scripting history by winning your first-ever gold medal in the mixed-team event. Their win takes India’s gold medals to ten.
Gurdeep Singh bows out of men’s +105kg weightlifting. Singh finished fourth in the men’s +105kg weightlifting.
Shotputter Tejinder Pal Singh finishes a disappointing eight in the men’s shot put final. His best throw of 19.42 came in his third attempt
In the men’s shot put final, India’s Tejinder Pal Singh is currently languishing in ninth place. In two attempts, he has so far managed to record just 18.84m — his best throw yet.
In men’s 400m semifinal, India’s Muhammed Anas Yahiya qualifies for the final in the men’s 400m race. He finished first in the semifinal
In badminton, Malaysia keep their hopes alive after their men’s doubles team defeated India’s Satwik Rankireddy and Chiran Chandrashekar Shetty in a closely fought match.
In men’s +105kg weightlifting, India’s Gurdeep Singh failing to lift 207kg in his first attempt. He returns to have another go in the clean and jerk event. He finally lifts 207kg in his second attempt. Gurdeep will now be attempting 218kg in his third and final lift. He is currently second in the standings
Congratulations, India now has its ninth gold medal overall. Indian men’s table tennis team beat Nigeria 3-0 in the final.
India in men’s table tennis final wins the second match, with Sathiyan winning 3-1 against Nigeria’s Segun
Indian weightlifter Gurdeep Singh lifts 168kg in his first attempt in the +105kg category . He goes for 175kg in his second attempt but fails to complete the lift. In his third, however, he successfully lifts 175kg. Next up is the clean and jerk event.
Kidambi Srikanth gives India a decisive lead over Malaysia in the mixed-team badminton final.
Indian table tennis player Sharath gave India the lead against Nigeria after he won the first match against 3-1.
India win the first match against Malaysia in the mixed-team badminton gold medal tie. India lead 1-0. Indian shuttlers Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwik Rankireddy came from behind to beat Malaysia 21-15 in the decisive third game.
Malaysia win the second game to tie the match at 1-1. This mixed doubles match will be decided in the third game.
Meanwhile, in Badminton, The gold medal match between India and Malaysia is underway.
India won 2 podium finishes earlier today in the 10m Air Pistol Men’s Finals of the #GC2018
In his first appearance #OmPrakashMitharval equalled the #GamesRecord in Qualifying while @JituRai set a new #GamesRecord scoring 235.1!#Welldone team pic.twitter.com/H2DhhYSJDw
— IOA – Team India (@ioaindia) April 9, 2018
Just in, Mehuli Ghosh and Apurvi Chandela extend India’s medal tally from the shooting range. Ghosh winning the silver medal after a shoot off in 10m Air Rifle while Chandela settled for bronze
Jitu Rai wins gold and Om Prakash Mitharval gets bronze for India in the 10m Air Pistol Final. Jitu Rai also creating a Games record
Weightlifter Pardeep Singh wins silver medal in 105kg weightlifting. He finishes with total lift of 352kg – 152kg (Snatch) and 200kg (Clean and Jerk).
Meanwhile, In Athletics, Hima Das participating in Women’s 400 m heats has qualified for the semifinals. She posts a time of 52.11 seconds to finish third in her Heat. While Poovamma Raju does not qualify at the end of all Heat results
In Men’s 10m Air Pistol qualifying, Jitu Rai and Om Mitharwal have finished inside the required top-eight and are through to the Final.