Gold Coast, April 14: From the boxing ring to the shooting extent to the games field, it was India sparkling on the penultimate day of the 21st Commonwealth Games where the nation asserted its greatest single-day pull of the continuous version, capturing eight gold decorations crosswise over five controls.
The boxers got three, the shooters included one, the wrestlers asserted a couple, while the paddlers and the olympic style events unexpected grabbed one each on a genuinely brilliant day for the nation, which additionally yielded five silver and one bronze decoration. The nation clutched the third position in the general award count with 59 decorations – 25 gold, 16 silver and 18 bronze decorations.
‘In my franticness for an individual best, I made a decent attempt that I tumbled over in my last two endeavors. However, I am extremely cheerful and I have parcel of rivalries this year to accomplish the individual best,’ Neeraj said after his triumph.
Not to overlook the silver-medallists, three of them originating from enclosing Manish Kaushik (60kg), Amit Panghal (49kg) and Satish Kumar. Dipika Pallikal and Sourav Ghosal grabbed the blended pairs squash silver, while Sanil Shetty and Harmeet Desai guaranteed the second position in table tennis men’s duplicates. The solitary bronze of the day was conveyed by shuttlers N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa.