What are the Commonwealth Games?

  • What are the Commonwealth Games?

What are the Commonwealth Games?

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.

India's Pradeep Singh bagged silver in men's 105 kg weightlifting in the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games on day 5 here on Monday.

"I don't know why it was declared invalid".

The pair of Olajide Omotayo and Segun Toriola beat the duo of Samuel Walker and Paul Drinkhall 3-1 (2-11, 11-7,12-10,11-7) in match 3.

But the Kiwi ran out of gas midway in the latter stages to finish fifth in 1 minute 59.59 seconds, with Australia's Mitch Larkin winning gold in a Games record of 1:57.67. The Indian team consists of Harmeet Desai, who will be going first against Ning Gao, Achanta Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, Amalraj Anthony and Sanil Shankar Shetty. The team entered the semi-finals after captain Rani Rampal scored the only goal in the match. "Without their support, it would not have been possible for me to win gold".

India now stands third at the games, after adding their eleventh gold medal. Player are getting the right kind of exposure. "Now, we must take this form into the World Championships (in Sweden from April 29 to May 6)".

In shooting, Ravi Kumar let slip a golden opportunity to settle for a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event where Deepak Kumar finished sixth after breaking the Games record in qualification. "I want to win more medals here, so I'll be focussing on the remaining matches".

The Gold Coast Games are running from April 4 to April 15 and Canada is now sitting third in the medal table with 44 - eight gold, 21 silver and 15 bronze.