India crossed the 50-medal mark at the 21st Commonwealth Games on the penultimate day. Indian boxers led the charge today, with boxing great MC Mary Kom winning her first Commonwealth Games gold. Then came gold medal wins from Gaurav Solanki and Vikas Krishnan. Boxers Manish Kaushik and Satish Kumar settled for silver, and Amit Pangha for bronze. India won four more medals in wrestling, with medals coming from Vinesh Phogat, Sumit Malik, Sakshi Malik and Somveer. Meawhile, Neeraj Chopra and Manika Batra created history after winning India’s first gold medals in Javelin throw and women’s table tennis singles respectively. In shooting, Sanjeev Rajput won gold in the men’s 50m rifle three position event. And the Indian men’s and women’s hockey team will return home without a medal after their lost to their English counterparts in the bronze medal match.
CWG 2018 Medal Tally: