Indian trail-blazer Kom finally bags Commonwealth gold

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India added significantly to its medal tally on Day 10 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. "I am very happy that I created history, I have got everything", Mary Kom said after winning the final against Kristine O'Hara at the Oxenford Studios in Gold Coast.

Earlier, India's Saina Nehwal defeated compatriot Pusarla Sindhu 21-18 23-21 to claim the women's gold medal.

England had been six goals behind at half-time but now have the chance to play for the gold medal against Australia after the hosts hammered New Zealand 65-44 in Saturday's second semi-final.

Vikas, a former Asian Games gold-medallist and world bronze-medallist, pummelled Cameroon's Dieudonne Wilfried Ntsengue to claim Gold.

Solanki won a tough, fast paced, tactical battle by a split 4:1 verdict against the impressive Brendan Irvine of Northern Ireland in the final.

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Australia's retiring captain Mark Knowles bowed out a victor after the Kookaburras won their sixth straight Commonwealth Game title by beating New Zealand 2-0 to win the men's title at the Commonwealth Games.

Indian paddler Manika Batra clinched a gold medal in the women's singles category.Manika outplayed Mengyu Yu of Singapore 4-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-2, 11-7) to clinch the gold medal.

- Bajrang Punia won the gold medal in the men's freestyle 64kg wrestling by defeating Kane Charig of Wales. Sumit won all his four bouts in the Nordic (round robin) format to emerge champion.

According to Lartey, his coach Ofori Asare, who pushed for his inclusion in the team for the Games in Australia. Vinesh defeated Miesinnei Genesis of Nigeria, Rupinder Kaur of Australia and Canada's Jessica MacDonald.

The 20-year-old said staying relaxed was the key after he won by almost four metres from Australia's Hamish Peacock, after Kenya's ex-world champion Julius Yego failed to make the final. He was a part of the gold medal-winning men's team and also won silver in the men's doubles event.

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"This is the first time I will be India's flag-bearer in an event like this".

Our Aussie divers picked up a swag of medals at the Diving at Optus Aquatic Centre, starting with the Men's duo of Domonic Bedggood and Declan Stacey who came third in the Synchronised 10m Platform. "I'm more disappointed in the Federation", Lowther told reporters afterwards.

"I thought that's it", he said.

Manish Kaushik, the favourite for the 60 kg lost out after a split decision went in favour of Australian Harry Garside.

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