CWG 2018: Indian men's TT team in final, assured of silver

11 April, 2018, 13:55 | Author: Grady Montgomery
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His effort took India's medal tally to 13 overall and nine from the weightlifting arena including five gold.

Scotland's David McMath has won Commonwealth Games gold in the men's double trap shooting final.

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran followed up Sharath Kamal's win with a 10-12, 11-3, 11-3, 11-4 victory over veteran Nigerian paddler Segun Toriola.

In the opening singles match, Sharath Achanta defeated Bode Abiodun in four games with Abiodun winning just one set.

Table tennis was first introduced in the Commonwealth Games in 2002. Men's team also didn't stay too far behind as they beat Nigeria in the final to present India its ninth gold in the Games. The 23-year-old went for a Games record in the final attempt but failed to pull it off.

Pardeep lifted 152kg in snatch and 200kg in clean and jerk to register a total of 352kg.

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Pardeep Singh settled down with a silver medal after losing out to Samoa's Sanele Mao.

Next up it was Satyiyan Gnanasekaran who was up against Segun Toriola in the second singles match.

The team lost all three matches against England.

The Indian women's team created history on April 8 (Sunday) when they clinched the gold medal in the women's team event by beating Singapore in the final.

Goh and Wee Kiong Tan 15-21 20-22 managed to beat the pair of Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty in the men's doubles to keep Malaysia still in the race.




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