CWG 2018, Boxing: It was a great day for boxing as MC Mary Kom (48kg), Gaurav Solanki (52kg) and Vikas Krishan (75kg) ended as top finishers to add three golds to India’s medal tally. Earlier in the day, Mary Kom became the first Indian woman boxer to claim a gold medal and she achieved the feat in her debut at the tournament, which is also expected to be her last. Meanwhile, Amit Panghal (49kg) and Manish Kaushik (60kg) lost closely contested final bouts to settle for silver on day 10 of the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia.
CWG 2018, Boxing: Mary Kom, Vikas Krishan Gaurav Solanki win gold at Gold Coast
- 17:06 (IST)
Satish wins silver
This was not expected. Frazer wins the gold medal in the +91kg Men's category on a unanimous decision. Satish settles for silver.
- 16:24 (IST)
VIKAS KRISHAN WINS GOLD
Vikas Krishan beats Dieudonne Wilfried 5-0 in the men's 75kg. With the feat, Vikas becomes first men's boxer to win a gold at both the Asian Games and the CWG. This is India's third boxing gold!
- 09:56 (IST)
Manish Kaushik wins silver
Manish Kaushik settles for silver after a closely contested final against home favourite Harry Garside, who won with a 3:2 split decision in his favour. This is India's seventh medal in boxing, taking India's medal tally to 47.
- 09:33 (IST)
GAURAV SOLANKI WINS GOLD
Gaurav Solanki wins gold medal in 52 kg category on his debut 4-1 at Commonwealth Games as he beat Irvine in a phenomenal bout.
- 09:08 (IST)
AMIT WINS SILVER
Amit goes down in the final men's 46-49kg boxing against England's Galal Yafai in Gold Coast but secures silver for India after a closely contested bout. The five judges were split 3:1 in their decision, with one of them ruling it as a tie.
- 07:56 (IST)
MARY KOM WINS GOLD
Kristina O'Hara is beaten on a unanimous points decision by the legendary Mary Kom in 45 to 48 kg category. This is the Indian boxer's first medal at Commonwealth Games and probably the last as she is expected to retire after this tournament. Today's first medal is a gold. Great start to what looks like a great day for India