Indian women create history, win first team table tennis CWG gold

Indian women create history, win first team table tennis CWG gold

Indian women create history, win first team table tennis CWG gold

Fans had thronged to Gold Coast Hockey Centre to watch the arch-rivals in action and had their money's worth as the match went down to the wire. Born on January 2, 1994, the 24-year-old weightlifter has been playing the sport of weightlifting since 2006.

"It's always a special moment and achievement when you beat the Olympic champions". I am very happy and excited that I have achieved this.

The team that boasts of many players who bagged the Rio Olympics gold for Great Britain, England moved in from the left and Danson made no mistake in deflecting the ball home. A total of 5 medals won until now.

She is the first female athlete to represent the country in the event at the global circuit.

President Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Varanasi girl Punam Yadav for clinching gold in women's 69 kg weightlifting at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth games in Gold Coast, Australia. The competitive edge missing from their game in the first half, the Pakistani team was pulled back into the game by forward Mohammed Irfan Junior, who scored a field goal to narrow the gap between the two sides. The Singaporeans gave Ashwini and Satwik quite a scare before going down 20-22 18-21 in a 41-minute clash.

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The contrast couldn't have been more striking between the two Indians. She had won the 48 kg title at the Glasgow Games in 2014, setting a new CWG record in the snatch along the way. It was only the second table tennis team gold for India at the Games with the men achieving the feat in the 2006 Melbourne edition.

Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty started the day by giving a lead of 1-0 against Mauritius at the mixed badminton events.

Cycling: The Indians were not much of a force on the cycling track either, finishing sixth in the women's team sprint, which ruled them out of medal contention.

Jersey men's triples team of Derek Boswell, Malcolm de Sousa, and Ross Davis produced the result of the first morning - and possibly the whole week. After Madhurika Patkar and Mouma Das put India ahead, it was Manika Batra who thrashed Yihan Zhou in the singles challenge to bag India's first Commonwealth Gold in Table Tennis.

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