CWG 2018, Day 11 Highlights: Saina Nehwal wins gold; PV Sindhu, Srikanth, Chinappa-Pallikal, Satwik-Chirag silver; Sathiyan-Manika, Sharath Kamal bronze

CWG 2018, Day 11 Highlights: Saina Nehwal wins gold; PV Sindhu, Srikanth, Chinappa-Pallikal, Satwik-Chirag silver; Sathiyan-Manika, Sharath Kamal bronze

CWG 2018, Day 11 Highlights: On the last day of sporting action at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, India added seven medals to take its tally to 66.

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CWG 2018, Day 11 Highlights: Saina Nehwal bagged the gold medal over PV Sindhu. (Source: Reuters)

CWG 2018, Day 11 Highlights: On the penultimate day of Commonwealth Games, India achieved a couple of firsts for athletes as the tally soared beyond the 50 medal mark. On the final day, with badminton players in action, the tally fattened beyond Glasgow’s haul. Saina Nehwal beat PV Sindhu to win the gold medal in women’s singles. Over in the men’s singles final, Lee Chong Wei exacted revenge over Kidambi Srikanth to win the gold medal. In the men’s doubles, Chirag Shetty and Satwik Rankireddy in the last match of the day. In squash, Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal lost their women’s doubles final to win silver. In table tennis, Sathiyan G and Manika Batra won in mixed doubles and Achanta Sharath Kamal won in men’s singles to bag bronze medals.

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India finish third in the Commonwealth Games medal tally with 66 medals in all - 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze. This is an improvement on India's showing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow when the country had won 64 medals. On the final day, India also went past a total of 500 medals in the Commonwealth Games. Here is the final medal tally from the CWG 2018. And with that, we leave you from our continous live coverage of the Commownealth Games over the course of the last 11 days. But we're not done. Stay tuned for we will have everything from the closing ceremony in a few hours. 

Chirag/Satwik clinch silver

Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will have to settle for a silver medal after being overpowered in the men's doubles badminton final. After going down by five points in the second game (5-10), the Indian pairing would reduce the gap to two before England pairing of Ellis/Langridge would pull away to four points. In the end, the bridge became far too much to be crossed. Chirag/Satwik lose 13-21, 16-21 [CWG 2018 Badminton Coverage]

Props to India's female athletes

Major props to India's ladies

Satwik/Chirag lose opening game

Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have dropped the opening game 13-21 against their English opponents in the gold medal match. Ellis/Langridge are far too effective with their movement and finding the right angles to deceive the Indian pairing. [CWG 2018 Badminton Live]

Men's Doubles Final underway

Badminton men's doubles final and India's final representation at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast is underway. Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are up against England's Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge. [CWG 2018 Badminton Live]


With men's doubles in badminton to come, India re on to 65 medals in the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Will the final medal add be gold or silver? Satwik/Chirag in the doubles final. [CWG 2018 Medal Tally]

Kidambi Srikanth wins silver

Kidambi Srikanth had gotten the better of Lee Chong Wei in the mixed team event but in the men's singles badminton event, it is the Malaysian who comes out on top despite losing the opening game. Chong Wei winning 19-21, 21-14, 21-14 in an hour and seven minutes

Dipika Pallikal/Joshna Chinappa win silver

Silver medal for India in squash! Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal lose to New Zealand's Joelle King/Amanda Landers-Murphy in the women's doubles squash. The 9-11, 8-11 defeat lasting 21 minutes. 

Sharath Kamal wins bronze

Achanta Sharath Kamal claims the bronze medal in the men's singles table tennis event. Downs Samuel Walker of England 11-7, 11-9, 9-11, 11-6, 12-10 in the bronze medal match. This is his third medal in Gold Coast

Srikanth lose second game

Chong Wei wins the second game 21-14  to push the match into decider after the Indian shuttler Srikanth finds it hard to take his smashes.

Srikanth wins first game

Kidambi Srikanth takes 1-0 lead after winning the first game 21-19 against Malaysia's Chong Wei Lee.

Sharath aims for bronze

Sharath Achanta's bronze medal match against Samuel Walker in Table Tennis Men's Singles is underway at Oxenford Studios. 

Kidambi Srikanth in action

World No. 1 Kidambi Srikanth has now taken the court for final men's singles badminton clash against Chong Wei Lee of Malaysia. 

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Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu to claim gold

Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu 21-18, 23-21 in the women’s singles final to win her second Commonwealth Games gold. With the feat, she becomes the first Indian to win two singles golds at the Commonwealth Games. PV Sindhu settles for silver after what was a super intense final!

Saina wins first game

Saina Nehwal wins first game against PV Sindhu 21-18. Great resilience by Saina, who uses her experience to get the better of Sindhu in the first game. Sindhu has a history of unfortunate finals. Will this see the same fate?

First medal of the final day

India gets the first medal of the day - a bronze in table tennis mixed doubles. Sathiyan Gnanasekaran-Manika Batra beat Sharath Achanta-Mouma Das to win mixed doubles table tennis bronze medal. This is Manika Batra's fourth medal of the Games!

Sindhu vs Saina underway

England's Gabrielle Adcock and Chris Adcock beat compatriots Marcus Ellis, Lauren Smith to win gold in badminton mixed doubles final. Next up, it is the women's singles finals between PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal.

Final day of CWG 2018

Hello. Welcome to our live coverage of the final day of Commonwealth Games 2018. This is a highly important day for the country who will increase their medal tally further. It is also an important day for the country's  badminton campaign with a blockbuster all-India final where Indian fans will be divided between which ace player to support - the experienced Saina Nehwal or the determined PV Sindhu. Day 11 will also see Kidambi Srikanth fighting for gold in the men's singles final. Meanwhile, Satwik Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty will play for gold in badminton men's doubles. Another all -India bronze medal match will feature Sharath Achanta-Das Mouma against Sathiyan Gnanasekaran-Manika Batra. Sharath Achanta will also be hoping to take home the bronze medal when he takes on Samuel Walker. Joshna Chinnappa-Dipika Pallikal will also hope to take home another gold. India currently stand at the third position in medal tally list.

(Source: PTI)

The Indian athletes have gone to town in Gold Coast and have won a total of 59 medals far, 25 of which are gold. We have reached the final day of the Gold Coast event which includes all medal-winning matches. Day 11 is probably the biggest match for the country – a badminton final between India’s two ace players PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal in women’s singles. Kidambi Srikanth is also playing final in men’s singles while Satwik Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty will feature in the men’s doubles final. In other highlights, Joshna Chinappa-Dipika Pallikal will hope for a gold medal when they play Women’s doubles gold medal match.

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