Indian weightlifter Punam, shooter Bhaker win gold at CWG

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The Englishwoman went for a 128kg lift in her final clean and jerk attempt in pursuit of gold but could not complete it and dropped the bar.

Members of team India celebrate after winning a gold medal. "It's a quadriceps problem, even now I am competing at less than ideal fitness but I am glad that was enough to get me a gold", Sathish said.

Gold Coast: World No.2 Kidambi Srikanth and London Olympics medallist Saina Nehwal guided India to the final of the mixed team badminton event, beating Singapore 3-1 in the semifinal at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Sunday.

"It's always a special moment and achievement when you beat the Olympic champions".

CWG 2018: Gold medalist Team India celebrates on the podium. India stole the lead in the gold medal tie by taking the doubles match.

In the second match, Singapore's Mengyu Yu beat Madhurika Patkar in straight games 13-11, 11-2, 11-6 to draw level 1-1.

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But when it came time for the pool, the Aussies turned it on with the women's 4x100m freestyle relay team breaking the world record in the final.

Earlier in the day, weightlifter Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu delivered India its second gold medal at the Games by outperforming in the women's 53 kg category event.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while congratulating Punam on his gold medal praised the Indian lifter's dedication towards weightlifting.

Losers' final: England bt Australia 3-0.

Boxing: Star boxer Manoj Kumar advanced to the round of 16 in men's boxing 69 kilogram category after convincingly thrashing Osita Umeh of Nigeria 5-0 by unanimous verdict at the Games here on Thursday. Yadav increased India's medal tally to five golds after her heroics in women's weightlifting.

In the fourth game, Manika started dominating from the beginning and crushed Yihan Zhou 11-7, 11-4,11-7 to help India win their first-ever gold medal at CWG.

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