Commonwealth Games: Indian men's team defeat Malaysia to enter semis


They grabbed eight medals on Monday alone out of their total of 17, Alice Kinsella chipping in with a gold on the beam to cap an astonishing effort in Australia. This was India's 10th gold in the 21st edition of the multi-sporting event which took India's medal tally to 19.

Hamish Bond is one of New Zealand's great Olympians having won two golds, but he's never claimed a Commonwealth Games medal due to the simple fact rowing is not part of the Games. But once the coach told me the mistake I was making in my timing, I corrected that and got better result in the finals, said Jitu.

"I don't want to be blase ..."

But England turned up the pressure in the second half, with Ward, from Marlow, proving to be the hero as he produced two superb finishes to bring the score level. "I went from a boy to being a man, and hopefully did a lot of people proud". India now top the pool table with seven points from three matches.

Racing in the men's 100m backstroke S9 final on Tuesday night on the Gold Coast, Reynolds finished fourth, just 0.21s from the bronze medal as the host nation landed the trifecta while fellow Kiwi para-swimmer Chris Arbuthnott was seventh.

Mixed doubles, Sanjay Singh Chal-Aifa Azman also won their opening group match against Kale Wilson-Charlotte Knaggs of Trinidad and Tobago, 11-1 11-4, but they lost 0-2 to Australia's Rachael Grinham-Ryan Cuskelly, this evening. It was a crucial win considering Malaysia possess strong doubles pairs.

Unlike the Olympic Games, participation in the Commonwealth Games is less of a long-term goal for many, with participation often decided only in the months leading up to the event.

"For me I didn't think it (technical problems) was a big issue".

The British champion held her nerve after two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist David levelled the match at 1-1, before eventually coming through 3-1 for bronze.

"Performance-wise I achieved way more than I ever wanted to do".

"This morning I was having so many doubts in my mind about how exhausted I was and I was just trying to block it out. If each of them manage to play their role to perfection, I am confident of a good show against England", he added. The silver medal went to his compatriot, Kehinde, who lifted 219.9kg. The win sealed the issue for India, which failed to return with a medal in this category from the 2014 Glasgow CWG.

Cameroonian weightlifters Francois Etoundi and Simplice Ribouem were both granted refugee status and competed for Australia in the 2018 Games.

But instead it was Wales walking away with gold after triumphing 12-10. Tough outing for women Meanwhile, the women, who came into the match on the back of consecutive wins over England and Malaysia, got off to a breezy start but the South Africans matched them with pace and precision. That's why you are picked to play. "It was probably one of the best bowls of my life".

"We would appreciate them sticking within the law - enjoying themselves but sticking within the law", Mr Beattie said. A distant silver-medallist in the event also happened to be a woman - Heena Sidhu.

Four gold and four silver medals by the special athletes catapulted Team Nigeria to the ninth position on the overall medals table at the end of proceedings yesterday.

In the boxing ring, Gaurav Solanki (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (60kg) advanced to the quarterfinals of their respective victories after winning their last-16 stage bouts.