Suranjoy Mayengbam in Flyweight (52 kg), Manoj Kumar in Light Welterweight (64 kg) and Paramjeet Samota in Super Heavyweight (91 kg) were the stars of the day as the stadium erupted with the Indian supporters going berserk. Manoj Kumar gave India its second Gold of the day, as he beat England's Bradley Saunders. The youngster from Kaithal district in Haryana started in a comprehensive manner and won the first two rounds easily to win the bout with a comprehensive 11-2 margin. Saunders, who hails from Northern England, expressed disappointment with the score and was quoted telling the reporters that he was devastated to have lost by such a margin but would take this as a learning curve in his boxing career.
2010 New Delhi Games
It meant that Collings and Snowden, who finished their pairs competition at about midday with 588 points, had to wait until after dark before having their gold medal confirmed. Scotland scored 587 and England 584.
In the women's doubles, King and Hawkes beat the English pairing of Jenny Duncalf and Laura Massaro 11-9, 11-10 in a knife-edge encounter. After trailing 10-6 in the second game, King and Hawkes peeled off five straight points to seal the match.
On a day when the temperature on the pavement was over 40 degrees, Whitten captured first place in the final road event, the 29km individual time trial. For this event, riders race individually against the clock, starting at one-minute intervals.Â On such a hot day, at her first major Games, Whitten reserved enough energy to win the event against a competitive field.
Hoping to become just the third Australian to capture the men's singles crown after the immortal Rob Parrella in Christchurch in 1990 and Kelvin Kerkow in Melbourne in 2006, Selby came unstuck against Weale, who erases his own demons after winning three silvers and a bronze from his past four campaigns.
India's shooters may have been the shinning light of theÂ 19th edition of the Commonwealth Games winning 14 Gold medals and 30 overall, however, they failed to end the Games on a high picking up just a Silver and a Bronze on the final day of competition.Â Heena Sidhu won the Silver medal in the Women's 10m Air Pistol event while Samresh Jung won a Bronze in the 25m Standard Pistol Mens event. World Champion Gagan Narang had a rare off day, failing to qualify for the finals of theÂ 50m Rifle Prone event
Heena Sidhu fell justÂ 0.3 short of a gold in the Air Pistol event, finishing with a score of 481.6 just behindÂ Malaysia's Pei Chin Bibiana. Â Sidhu was incredibly disappointed with her performance, saying, "I was leading till the seventh shot and still I couldn't win. I am not happy with my performance and should have won the gold medal."
The New Zealanders showed their fighting spirit by equalising at 2-2 with only 35 seconds of normal time remaining. They had the better of the second half and had plenty of chances in the extra time period.Â However, the Australians absorbed the pressure and in the penalty shootout, there were two missed shots by the New Zealanders and only one by the Australians.
- Cottrell: A bronzed Aussie
- Cassidy wins Bronze in 1500m at Commonwealth Games
- Selby to roll for Commonwealth Gold, Cottrell beaten in semi-final
- India's Rani Yadav tests positive for Norandrosterone at Commonwealth Games
- Oludamola stripped of Gold Medal, Mayers awarded 1st place
- Samuel Okon disqualified from Commonwealth Games
- Val Smith to meet Kelsey Cottrell in Lawn Bowls semi-finals
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