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CWG 2018: India finishes at third position with 66 medals

CWG 2018: India finishes at third position with 66 medals

Gao Ning of Singapore in action.

Amit Panghal goes down in the final men's 46-49 kg boxing against England's Galal Yafai in Gold Coast but secures silver for India after a closely contested bout. It was the second time in eight years that Saina won the Commonwealth Games gold again. 2020 is hard to say, but I will try my best. Australia with 79 gold medals and England with 45 are in the first and second position respectively. It could have gone either way.

"If I am not enough fit, maybe I will retire".

Two decades later, 15-year-old Anish Bhanwala on Friday became the youngest Indian to win a gold for India at the Commonwealth Games.

"It is a strong urge, it's a habit and training makes me happy. We have had a great Games so far and I am sure that the example set by Gold Coast will be worthy model to emulate for future host cities".

Indian star Kidambi Srikanth had to remain satisfied with the silver medal after losing to an inspired Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in the men's singles badminton final.

Lartey who is participating in his third Commonwealth Games says he owes his victory primarily to his coach. "I've had to bide my time, I've had to take knocks, I've had to be sat in the shadows". Last, but not the least, Achanta Sharath Kamal won a bronze in the men's singles bronze medal match against England's Samuel Walker.




As the 2018 Commonwealth Games draws to a close, India has amassed more than 50 medal across all the competitions of the games.

On Saturday morning, Australian cyclist Chloe Hosking hung on during a wild sprint finish with four other competitors to win the gold medal in the women's road race. Meanwhile, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal will aim for gold when they play the women's doubles gold medal match.

"Callum has been taken to hospital for medical review following his collapse in the Marathon as is standard procedure. More information to be issued in due course".

Australia's Mike Shelley defied the brutal warmth to retain his marathon title within 2 hours, 16.46 minutes. India's tally of 66 medals can be broken down into 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze. The bunch is led by Callum Hawkins of all Scotland.

"Callum Hawkins is conscious after and has been shot away in an ambulance. We all wish Callum a speedy recovery", British Athletics tweeted.

Cambage, who will begin playing for Dallas in the WNBA in May, picked up an unsportsmanlike foul early in the game and was sent from the court three minutes into the second quarter after picking up a technical foul for arguing with the referee. Batra and Gnanasekaran beat the opposition in straight games to win the bronze.

New Zealand's flag bearer for the closing ceremony will be named this afternoon before the 11-day Games are brought to a close at Carrara Stadium.


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