CWG 2018

CWG 2018 Day 9 results: Bajrang Punia, Anish Bhanwala, Tejaswini Sawant win gold

The 15-year-old Bhanwala and the 37-year-old Sawant won golds for India in shooting.

Day nine for India was another medal-laden day for India, with Bajrang Punia, Anish Bhanwala and Tejaswini Sawant bringing home the shiny yellow metal in dominant displays across the board.

India now has 17 gold medals at Gold Coast, making this the country’s fourth-most successful Commonwealth Games campaign ever, only behind New Delhi 2010 (38 golds), Manchester 2002 (30) and Melbourne 2006 (22).

Teenage shooting sensation Bhanwala fired a stunning round to set a new Commonwealth Games record to win gold in the Men’s 25 metre Rapid Fire Pistol finals, while Tejaswini Sawant won gold with Anjum Moudgil making it a 1-2 for India in the Women’s 50 metre Rifle 3 positions finals.

The wrestlers won another four medals as Bajrang Punia powered his way to a gold, winning all his matches on a technical superiority. Mausam Khatri and Pooja Dhanda won silver medals while Divya Kakran bagged a bronze.

Manika Batra and Mouma Das won silver in the women’s doubles event, while Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Achanta Sharath Kamal made it to the summit clash of the men’s doubles.

Five boxers assured themselves of a place in the final while Naman Tanwar, Mohammed Hussamuddin and Manoj Kumar won a bronze each. PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth easily made it to the semi-finals of the badminton singles’ competition as Ruthvika Shivani Gadde retired.

Neeraj Chopra, Vipin Kasana and the men’s 4 X 400 metre relay team qualified for their respective finals in Athletics.

Shooting

Event Teams/Players Time Result
Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Qualification - Stage 2 Neeraj Kumar, Anish Bhanwala 4 am Neeraj, Anish qualify for final
Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Qualification Anjum Moudgil, Tejaswini Sawant 4 am Moudgil, Sawant qualify for final
Women's Trap Qualification Seema Tomar, Shreyasi Singh 4.30 am Shreyasi reaches final, Tomar finishes 11th
Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Finals Anjum Moudgil, Tejaswini Sawant 7 am Sawant wins gold, Moudgil bags silver
Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Finals Neeraj Kumar, Anish Bhanwala 9 am Anish bags gold, Neeraj finishes fifth
Women's Trap Finals Shreyasi Singh 11.25 am Shreyasi finishes 4th
Men's trap (Q - day one) Manavjit Sandhu / Kynan Chenai 5 am Chenai is 6th and Sandhu 21st after 2 rounds

Tejaswini Sawant makes it a memorable day for the old guard, while 15-year-old Anish Bhanwala shines brightest.

Athletics

Event

Teams/Players Time Result
Men's Javelin Throw Qualifying Neeraj Chopra
Vipin Kashana
5.30 am
6.40 am
Chopra qualifies for final
Women's Heptathlon Long Jump Purnima Hembram 6 am Purnima finishes sixth.
Men's 1,500m Round 1 Jinson Johnson 7.15 am Johnson qualifies for final
Men's 4x400m Relay Round 1 India (Arokia Rajiv, Jacob Amoj, Jeevan Suresh, Jithu Baby, Kunhu Muhammed, Muhammed Anas) 7.45 am India qualify for final
Women's Heptathlon Javelin Throw Purnima Hembram 7.55 am Purnima finishes seventh.
Women's Heptathlon  800m Purnima Hembram 3.35 pm Purnima finishes third. Overall seventh with 5834 points.

Neeraj, Vipin Kasana, men’s 4 X 400 metres relay team qualify for final.

Wrestling - all medal events

Event Teams/Players Time Result
Men's Freestyle 97 kg  Mausam Khatri  6 am Mausam wins silver.
Women's Freestyle 68 kg  Divya Kakran 6 am Divya wins bronze.
Women's Freestyle 57 kg Pooja Dhanda  6 am Pooja wins silver
Men's Freestyle 65 kg Bajrang (IND) Shortly after 6 am Bajrang wins gold

Bajrang dominates the competition on his way to a gold.

Table Tennis

Event Teams/Players Time Result
Mixed Doubles Quarter-finals Sharath Achanta/Mouma Das (IND) vs Zhen Wang/Mo Zhang (CAN)  6.10 am Sharath/Das win 3-1
Mixed Doubles Quarter-finals Sanil Shetty/Madhurika Patkar (IND) vs Liam Pitchford/Tin-Tin Ho (ENG) 6.10 am Shetty/Patkar lose 2-3
Mixed Doubles Quarter-finals Sathiyan Gnanasekaran/Manika Batra (IND) vs Xue Jie Pang/Yihan Zhou (SGP) 6.10 am Sathiyan/Batra win 3-0
Men's Singles Quarter-finals Harmeet Desai (IND) vs Quadri Aruna (NGR) 7.55 am Desai loses 0-4
Men's Singles Quarter-finals Sharath Achanta (IND) vs Liam Pitchford (ENG) 8.40 am Sharath wins 4-2
Men's doubles quarter-final Harmeet Desai/Sanil Shetty vs Heming Hu/Xin Yan (Aus) 5 am  Desai/Shetty win 3-1
Men's doubles quarter-final Sathiyan G/Sharath Kamal vs David McBeath/Samuel Walker (Eng) 5 am Sharath/Sathiyan win 3-0
Women's doubles semi-final Pooja Sahasrabudhe/Suthirtha Mukherjee vs Tianwei Feng/Mengyu Yu (Sgp) 7.20 am Sahasrabudhe/Mukherjee lose 0-3
Women's doubles semi-final Mouma Das/Manika Batra vs Ying Ho/Karen Lyne (Mas) 7.20 am Das/Batra win 3-0
Men's doubles quarter-final Sathiyan G v Sam Walker (ENG) 12 noon Sathiyan loses 0-4
Men's doubles semifinal G Sathiyan/A Sharath Kamal vs Pang Yew En Koen/Poh Shao Feng Ethan (Sgp) 1.30 pm Sharath/Sathiyan win 3-1.
Men's doubles semifinal Harmeet Desai/Sanil Shetty vs Paul Drinkhall/Liam Pitchford (Eng) 2.10 pm Harmeet/Sanil lose 0-3.
Women's doubles bronze medal play-off Pooja Sahasrabudhe/Suthirtha Mukherjee vs Ying Ho/Karen Lyne (Mas) 2.50 pm Pooja/Sutirtha lose 1-3.
Women's doubles final Manika Batra/Mouma Das vs Tianwei Feng/Mengyu Yu (Sgp) 3.35 pm Manika/Mouma lose 0-3, win silver.

Manika Batra-Mouma Das combination wins women’s doubles silver.

Squash

Event Teams/Players Time Result
Women's Doubles Quarter-finals Joshna Chinappa/Dipika Pallikal (IND) vs Samantha Cornett/Nikki Todd (CAN) 6.30 am Joshna/Dipika win 2-1
Men's doubles quarter-final Vikram Malhotra / Ramit Tandon vs Willstrop / James (ENG) 8.30 am Malhotra/Tandon
lose 1-2
Mixed doubles semi-final Dipika Pallikal / Saurav Ghosal
 vs Joelle King / Paul (NZ)
1 pm Dipika/Sourav win 2-1.

Badminton

Event Teams/Players Time Result
Women's doubles Quarter-finals Ashwini Ponnappa/Sikki Reddy vs Hasini Ambalangodage/Madhushika Beruwelage (Sri) 6.30 am Ponnappa/Reddy win 2-0
Women's Singles Quarter-finals Ruthvika Shivani vs Kirsty Gilmour (SCO) Around 7 am Ruthvika retires after a back injury
Men's Doubles Quarter-finals Satwiksairaj/Chirag Shetty vs Chan Peng Soon/Goh Soon Huat (Mas) Around 7.30 am Satwik/Chirag win 2-1
Men's Singles Quarter-finals K Srikanth  vs Zin Re Ryan (SGP) Around 8 am Srikanth wins 2-0
Women's Singles Quarter-finals Saina Nehawl vs Rachel Honderich (CAN) Around 8.30 am Nehwal wins 2-0
Mixed Doubles Quarter-finals Pranaav Jerry Chopra/N Sikki Reddy (IND) vs Peng Soon Chan/Liu Ying Goh (MAS) 1 pm Pranaav/Sikki lose 2-0.
Women's Singles Quarter-finals PV Sindhu v Brittney Tam (CAN) Around 2 pm Sindhu wins 2-0.
Men's Singles Quarter-finals HS Prannoy vs Dinuka Karunartna (SL) Around 3 pm Prannoy wins 2-0. 
Mixed Doubles Quarter-finals Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/ Ashwini Ponnappa vs Goh Soon Huat/Lai Shevon Jemie (Mas) Around 3 pm Satwik/Ashwini win 2-0.

Easy progress for Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Srikanth Kidambi.

Boxing

Event Teams/Players Time Result
Men's 46-49kg Semi-finals Amit (IND) vs Juma Miiro (UGA) 8.45 am Amit advances to the final
Men's 52 kg Semi-finals Gaurav Solanki (IND) vs M Vidanalange Ishan Bandara (SL) 9 am Solanki advances to the final
Men's 60 kg Semi-finals Manish Kaushik (IND) vs James McGivern (NIR) 9.30 am Kaushik advances to the final
Men's 91 kg Semi-finals Naman Tanwar (IND) vs Jason Whateley (AUS) 10.30 am Naman Tanwar loses and bags a bronze medal
Men's 56 kg Semi-finals Husamuddin Mohammed (IND) vs Peter McGrail (ENG) 3.15 pm Hussamuddin lost and bags a bronze medal
Men's 69 kg Semi-finals Manoj Kumar (IND) vs Pat McCormack (ENG) 3.45 pm Manoj Kumar lost and bags a brone medal
Men's 75 kg Semi-finals Vikas Krishan vs Steven Donnelly 4 pm Vikas advanced to the final
Men's +91 kg Semi-finals Satish Kumar (IND) vs Keddy Agnes (SEY) 5 pm Satish advanced to final

Five Indian boxers make it to the final and will fight for the gold on Saturday.

Hockey

Event Teams/Players Time Result
Men's Hockey Semi-finals India vs New Zealand 3 pm India lost 3-2

India go down to New Zealand, to play for bronze.

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