Hello and welcome to live commentary from the Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 9, being held at Gold Coast. India have bagged a total of 34 medals and are on third spot, thus far – 16 Gold, 8 Silver and 10 Bronze.
We already saw Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala won gold in Men’s 25m Rapid Fire pistol event at Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2018 earlier. Anish, aged 15, created history by becoming the country’s youngest ever gold medal winner in the Commonwealth Games. He achieved the feat when he stormed his way into the gold medal with a Games record in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event at the Belmont Shooting Centre. The Haryana boy shot down the CWG record in the final with a score of 30 including four series of 5 each.
Earlier in the day, Indian shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Anjum Moudgil had bagged gold and silver, respectively in 50m rifle 3 positions finals at Commonwealth Games 2018 being held at Australia’s Gold Coast.
Tejaswini registered a new Games record 457.9 points to take the title. Anjum scored 455.7. Seonaid McIntosh of Scotland took bronze with 444.6.