Commonwealth Games: Nigeria eyes Table Tennis final

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria eyes Table Tennis final

At the Commonwealth Championships past year - a competition featuring numerous weightlifters who would go on to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, he had claimed a surprise gold medal in what was his first senior competition in 105kg.

Earlier in the day, shooters Jitu Rai, Om Mitharwal, Apurvi Chandela and Mehuli Ghosh along with weightlifter Pardeep Singh had added medals in India's count.

India swept the table tennis team events at the 21st Commonwealth Games after the men's team clinched gold with an emphatic win over Nigeria. His gold medal was won with a total lift of 342kg (147 snatch and 195kg in the clean and jerk). In these six medals, 3 gold, one silver and two bronze medals came to India.

England gymnast Nile Wilson won his fifth medal at Gold Coast after securing top spot in men's horizontal bar. In the women's 25M Air Pistol event, Heena Sidhu and Annu Singh have qualified for the final. "That was more important". If you think too much, then it becomes complex, explained Bhaker as she analysed her brilliant performance. Malaysia came back to give themselves a chance at 2-1 when Saina Nehwal came to play, and clinch the gold for India in a three-game thriller. Mengyu Yu outplayed Madhurika Patkar (3-0) 13-11, 11-2, 11-6 in straight games to equalise. The first medal of Day 4 was won by weightlifter Gururaja Pujari. The five-time world champion advanced to the semifinals after winning her preliminary bout yesterday.

"I have been training so hard. the hardest thing for any athlete is coping with an injury, especially when it means they can't compete in what they have been working towards", Daley said. I kept changing my game. Her fortunes did change after that.

Fiji's quest for fourth straight Sevens crown gathers pace
For reaching the finals, Kenya earned 19 points which brings their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series total points to 83. Japan is also one of two Asian qualifiers that will contest the World Cup Sevens in San Francisco in July.

There was better news for England in the women's 1500m heats as Jess Judd and Katie Snowden both snuck through to the final.

Batra was part of the Indian squad in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, where she reached quarterfinals.

Warner, an Olympic bronze medalist at Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and former world championship silver medalist, also threw a personal best 15:11 meters in the shot put and recorded 7:54 in the long jump to lead the decathlon with 2,766 points through three events.

In shooting, Ravi Kumar let slip a golden opportunity to settle for a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event where Deepak Kumar finished sixth after breaking the Games record in qualification.

Indian boxers have so far been assured of one medal courtesy M C Mary Kom. India hockey team is also in action on Tuesday.

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