Commonwealth 2018: India’s seventh gold medal at women’s table tennis team event


Indian team defeats Gold, Singapore in Women’s Table Tennis Team event
India’s Vikas Thakur bronze in 94 kg weightlifting
Bronze medal in men’s 10 meter air rifle event
Manu Bhekar to Gold and Heena Sidhu Silver in Women’s 10 Meter Air Pistol Competition
Poonam Yadav gold in women’s 69 kg weightlifting
Indian boxer MC Mary Kom women’s 45-48 kg boxing semi-finals
Sundays were good for India in 2018 Commonwealth Games. India can get medals in table tennis, shooting and weight lifting games.

India won gold medal at team event of women’s table tennis. India’s women team defeated Singapore 3-1 in final match Manika Batra won the first match by giving India an edge to the team. Madhurika Patkar lost his match in the second singles.

But the pair of Mouma Das and Madhurika Patkar won the doubles contest, followed by Manika Batra once again in the reverse singles.

India’s Vikas Thakur won the bronze medal in men’s 94 kg weightlifting weightlifting competition.

Steven Kari of Papua New Guinea won a gold medal by taking snuff and clean and jerk to lift 370 kg. He was at number three in the snatch competition, but in clean and jerk, he surprised everyone by raising 216 kg of weight.
Vikas Thakur
So far, the much-hyped Canadian Bodi Sainti slipped to second place and she had to be satisfied with silver medal.

India’s Vikas Thakur took 152, 156 and 159 kg of weight in the three attempts in the snatch competition. Weight of 159 kg is the best personal development demonstration. In the first attempt of clean and jerk he picked up 192 kg, but his two attempts to carry 200 kg of weight were unsuccessful.

Born in Patten, Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh, the development is 24 years old.

Women’s Hockey Team Wins

Indian women’s hockey team surprised everyone by defeating Olympic champions England 2-1 in pool-A match.

Many Indian players are taking part in the Commonwealth Games for the first time. The Indian women’s hockey team is second in the pool after England and its way to reach the semifinals has become easy.

England made the first goal in the match. England captain Alexandra Danson gave the team an edge in the 35th minute. But Gurjeet Kaur scored for India with a goal in the 42nd minute. After this Navneet Kaur scored a goal in the 48th minute to give India an edge, which remained till the end.

Manu Bhekar’s target on gold
In the shooting of 10 meter air pistol shootout, Manu Bhekar targeted gold, while Hina Sidhu remained in second place and got the silver medal.
Manu raised 240.9 points and won the gold medal. With this, Manu also made a new record of Commonwealth Games

Hina Sidhu finished second with 234 points and won the silver medal in her name.

Australia’s Elean Galiibovich captured the bronze with 214.9 points.

The medal table now has seven gold medals in India. With seven gold, two silver and three bronze medals, the Indian team is now on fourth place in the medal table.
Ravi Kumar’s bronze

Ravi Kumar
In addition, Ravi Kumar won a bronze medal in the men’s 10 meter air rifle event. Australia’s Dan Sampson won gold with 245 points and Bangladesh’s Abdullah Hale rest won silver with 244.7 points. Ravi Kumar of India secured 224.1 points.

Born in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, 28-year-old Ravi Kumar was at the fourth place in the Commonwealth Games. Ravi Kumar is working in the Indian Air Force. He has studied at Delhi University.
Mary Kom in semifinals

Star Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom has reached the semi-finals of women’s 45-48 kg boxing competition. He beat Scotland’s boxer Megan Gordon in all three rounds.

Mary Kom won bronze in women’s 51kg box-office competition at the 2012 London Olympics.

Poonam raised gold

Earlier, in the weightlifting, Poonam Yadav won a gold medal in women’s 69kg weight category.

Poonam Yadav raised 95 in the first attempt in snatch, 98 in the second, and 100 in the third attempt. His best 122 kilograms in clean and jerk. In this way, Poonam took the gold medal with a total of 222 kg. England’s Sarah Davis finished second with 217 kilograms. Fiji’s Apollina Waiwai won 216 kg and won the bronze medal.

22-year-old Poonam Yadav is from Banaras. In the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, Poonam won a bronze medal in 63 kg weight.


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