Mary Kom becomes first Indian to win boxing gold at Commonwealth Games

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Her win is one of the most lion-hearted displays at these Commonwealth Games - Stridsman took gold fighting with an Achilles tendon from a cadaver in her knee.

Boxing: Two Indian boxers Manish Kaushik in the 60 kg and Gautam Solanki in the 52 kg category reached the finals today.

In the gold-medal round, Anish showed his skill with a maximum of an unbeatable 30 points. The 37-year-old Tejaswini claimed the top prize by shattering the Games record in women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions event while putting in the shade compatriot and silver victor Anjum Moudgil's remarkable resilience.

He faced a more hard task in the semi-finals, needing two full rounds to take a 10-7 victory against Soso Tamarau of Nigeria.

Pooja Dhanda made a late push in the women's 57kg final bout against Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye but had to be content with a silver medal, losing 5-7.

An injection of pace by the Australian team reduced the lead group to 11 riders, with Dani Rowe among those providing a threat to the home team, the Welsh rider being well supported by team-mate Elinor Barker. It was a heart breaking result against New Zealand and we were devastated.

Amit lost 1:3 to England's Galai Yafai in the final. In the Commonwealth Games held from 4 to 15 April, athletes from 53 countries are participating in which India has 218 players.

Kidambi Srikanth who rose to World No.1 in the world Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings on Thursday, proceeded to the semi-final at the Gold Coast village, after beating Zin Rei Ryan NG of Singapore.

Satwik then paired up with Chirag Shetty to get past Malaysian men's doubles pair of Chan Peng Soon and Huat 21-14, 15-21, 21-9.

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra didn't break much sweat as he advanced to the finals of the javelin throw event on Friday. Kashana registered 78.88m to qualify as the third thrower in Group B.

Charles Da'Vall Grice of England beat Johnson to the fourth position by a fraction of a second with a time of 3:37.43.

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