Pre-Games favourites, hosts Korea & India, battle it out in Incheon today.
This is the second consecutive world record in Berlin, considered the world’s fastest marathon course.
Khushbir was a little over two minutes behind behind gold-medallist Lu Xiuzhi of China, who clocked 1:31:06.
After the historic medal in athletics, Yogeshwar ended the 28-year wait after he clinched gold.
The troika of Deepika, L Bombayla Devi and Majhi went down to Japan in a shoot-off after both the team were tied.
Over sweets and snacks and lot of dancing, the Vermas were celebrating a rare moment of happiness.
Verma, in fact, missed a chance for a rare double after he lost to Iran’s Esmaeli Ebadi 145-141 in the singles final.
All this while, a clueless Ruth was preparing to make her maiden appearance on the top of the podium.
With no other place to go to, Dutee headed home to Chaka Gopalpur, where she watched the CWG on television.
Needing at least a draw to progress to the knock-out stage, the Indians were slow to get off the blocks.
The 31-year-old mother of two, drained out Yeji with power-packed jabs which left the Korean quite dazed.
Closed circuit TV footage showed the two wushu players walking out of the village in the dark with their bags.
Saina Nehwal’s plan in the quarterfinal against Wang was to play the waiting game by committing late to strokes.
The Delhiite said his performance at the Tae-Hwan Aquatics Centre didn’t come out of the blue, at least for him.
Sun won gold in a time of 14 minutes 49.75 seconds, well outside the world record of 14:31.02 he set in 2012.