Sushil, Aware strike gold; silver for Babita

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India's pride, the two time Olympic medal victor and defending champion, has entered into the match of gold medal for the 74kg category wrestling for the Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games 2018.

The 25-year-old, a member of Australia's gold-medal winning team at the 2010 Delhi Games, was inconsolable as she bowed out for the final time. Kiran clinched the Bronze in the 76 kg division following a stunning 10-0 win over Katouskia Pariadhaven of Mauritius.

Following Anish's gold medal, India surpassed their medal tall at the Glasgow Gaes in 2014. Fenton's routine secured her a fantastic score of 14.600 points, meaning her she had overtaken Canadian Brittany Rogers (14.200) and Georgia Goodwin (13.433) of Australia. He settled for bronze medal after losing his men's 91kg semi-finals bout at Gold Coast Games Commonwealth Games on Friday.

Tanwar had assured India of a bronze medal after making to semi-finals of men's 91kg event.

Sushil Kumar pulled off an effortless performance for gold, a tad irritated Seema Punia opened India's track-and-field account with a silver, while former world champion Tejaswini Sawant's rifle shot down a silver too. The teenager from Haryana achieved the feat when he stormed his way into the Gold medal with a Games record in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol event at the Belmont Shooting Centre.

The government congratulated team South Africa for flying the flag high at the Commonwealth Games.

Table Tennis: Mouma Das and Manika Batra reached the finals of the women's doubles and assured another medal for India.

The 21-year-old, from Peebles, shone beyond her 60th place (UCI) and eight-placed (race) rankings to finish in the first five among a highly competitive field.

Aware, on the other hand, prevailed 15-7 over Canada's Steven Takahashi in an exciting contest during which the Indian was troubled by a groin niggle but chose to carry on with more than a minute left on the clock.

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