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CWG 2010: India equals its best ever performance with 30 Gold medals on Day-8

Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia wins Gold for India at Commonwealth Games

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CWG 2010: India equals its best ever performance with 30 Gold medals on Day-8
India equalled its best ever performance in the Commonwealth Games with 30 Gold medals, as Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia bagging a historic Gold medal for the country in athletics after 58 years here today. ANI

Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia wins Gold for India at Commonwealth Games
Indias hopes to maintain its second position in the medal tally of Commonwealth Games were boosted when Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia won a historic Gold Medal on Monday evening. ANI

Boxer Vijender Kr. misses Gold in 75 kg competition
Indias poster boy Vijender Kumar lost to Englands Ogogo in a semi-final match in the 75 kilogram category of boxing competition here at the XIX Commonwealth Games. ANI

CWG: India firm in second spot with 20 medals, shooters reign continues

Indian shooters continued their splendid performance on the fifth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games here, thereby taking Indias gold medal tally to twenty.


New Delhi, Oct 8 : Indian shooters continued their splendid performance on the fifth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games here, thereby taking India's gold medal tally to twenty.

Ace shooter Omkar Singh won gold in 10m air pistol event here today. He had earlier on Wednesday won gold in 50metre Pistol event.

Earlier today, shooter Vijay Kumar won a gold for India in singles 25m rapid-fire pistol event.

Kumar shot 787.5, while India's Gurpreet Singh claimed bronze in the same event shooting 758.7.

Shooting ace Gagan Narang also picked up his third gold medal, and the second individual one, in the competition early in the afternoon.

Gagan Narang and Imram Hasan Khan won the gold in the 50 m rifle 3-position pair event.

After wrestler Alka Tomar bagged a gold medal in the 59-kg freestyle event, wrestler Anita won a gold for India in women's 67kg freestyle event here today.

Anita defeated Canadian M. Buydens 4-1.

Wrestler Alka Tomar had earlier won a gold medal in the 59-kg freestyle event defeating Canadian wrestler Tonya Verbeek 3-2.

India women's archery team also won gold today beating in the final of the Recurve Team event.

The team comprising of Dola Banerjee, Dipika Kumri and Bombayala Devi won by a point to give India its 15th gold.

ANI

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