Commonwealth Games: Vinesh, Sumit add to gold rush

Commonwealth Games: Vinesh, Sumit add to gold rush

Vinesh Phogat, all the same, made up for the poor showing of her team-mate as she went strength to strength in the 50kg - Nordic and won her second gold medal at the Games, having won the first four years ago.

Indian ended its campaign in wrestling with two gold, and two bronze medals at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday.

Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput shoots a Commonwealth Games record of 454.5 to clinch India's 19th gold medal at Gold Coast. As if that was not enough, she remains undefeated in her weight category after defeating the likes of Australia's Rupinder Kaur and Nigeria's Miesinnei Genesis.

Somveer wins bronze in the 73kg freestyle wrestling.

The one shock was the failure of Rio 2016 bronze medallist Sakshi Malik to hit the top of the podium and instead finish third in the women's 67kg class.

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Later, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan defeated Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon in the 75kg category final at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Saturday. Phogat and Sumit Malik won gold in women's freestyle 50 kg and men's freestyle 125 kg wrestling events respectively at CWG 2018, while Sakshi Malik and Somveer won bronze. He won all his four bouts in the Nordic round-robin format to emerge champion.

The Indian hockey teams, men's and women's, had an ordinary show in their bronze medal matches against England.

Breaking News: Indian boxer Mary Kom wins gold medal with a unanimous 4-0 victory over Northern Ireland's 21-year-old boxer, Kristina O'Hara.

Amit, who was chasing his third successive worldwide gold, was beaten by England's European silver-medallist Galal Yafai.

Somveer won a bronze in the men's 86kg category after prevailing over Alexander Moore of Canada.

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