Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian Wrestlers, Shooters shine on Day 9

Sushil Kumar will compete in the men’s 74kg freestyle category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast on Thursday. Get live updates of 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast Day 9 here

10-0 and Bajrang Punia clinched the gold and it marked India's 17th gold medal at CWG 2018. Tejaswini registered a new Games record 457.9 points to take the title.

Anish went into the six-man man final having topped the second stage of qualification with a score of 580-22x.

Sunshine Coast's Taylah Robertson has had her dream of Commonwealth Games gold crushed after going down to England's Lisa Whiteside on a split decision.

This is the seventh CWG medal for Tejaswini, following two golds in 2006, a pair of silvers and a bronze in 2010 and a silver in women's 50m rifle prone in the ongoing edition.

In what is turning out to be India's best ever performance inside the ring at the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games medallists Vikas Krishan (75kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) were among the five Indian boxers who entered the finals on Friday.

Pooja Dhanda too fell short against her Nigerian opponent Odunayo Adekuoroye in the 57 kg category and will return home with a silver.

Yesterday, Johnston and Doig missed out on the chance to make the final as they lost by the same scoreline to South Africa. They have been quietly efficient, doing what is needed for them to stay in the medal hunt with intensity and professionalism.

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Miiro overwhelmingly lost his semifinal bout to AMIT from India.

Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala, aged 15, on Friday created history by becoming the country's youngest ever gold medal victor in the Commonwealth Games (CWG).

In badminton, the Indian contingent will play the quarterfinals, whereas the Indian men's hockey team will take on New Zealand in the semi-finals. Neeraj Kumar followed suit, which brought a lot of pressure on Bhanwala to win a medal for the country. Not an easy task.

Shreyasi Singh was eliminated from the women's trap finals in fifth position.

Joining Chopra in the men's javelin thrown finals was Vipin Kasana.

KT Irfan had already finished his event finishing 13th in the 20km walk.

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