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At the end of day 10, India has consolidated its fifth position in the medals tally with 61 medals including 14 gold, 28 silver and 19 bronze medals. England leads the table with 165 medals, followed by Australia’s 132, Canada’s 81 and Scotland’s 52. Scotland is ahead of India by virtue of winning more gold. They currently have 19 yellow medals and are all set to finish the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow at fourth position. It is highly unlikely that India will overtake them and they should be good to retain their 5th place. Also Read - Ashwini Ponnappa bats for more women doubles events
Day 10 was an excellent one for India as it pocketed 10 medals including 1 gold, 5 silvers and 4 bronze. Here is the complete update on the India’s result: Also Read - Hockey India congratulates just-retired former captain Sardar
Boxing – Day 10 of the 2014 CWG was bitter sweet for India in boxing as the country lost 4 gold but the silver lining came in the form of 4 silver medals.
Men’s 75 kg – Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh lost to England’s Antony Fowler in Men’s Middle Final. He had to settle for silver.
Men’s 69 kg – Boxer Mandeep Jangra lost to England’s Scott Fitzgerald in Men’s Welter Final. He won silver in this event.
Men’s 49 kg – Devendro Laishram could not repeat his Semifinal performance and lost to Northern Ireland’s Paddy Barnes in Men’s Light Fly Final. Devendro won silver for the country in 49 kg event.
Women’s 57-60 kg – Laishram Sarita Devi lost to Australia’s Shelley Watts in Women’s Light Final. Devi started well to win the first round, however, Watts bounced back to win the other two rounds to take the Final 2-1. Sarita Devi won silver for the nation.
Athletics – It was a decent day for the country in Athletics with country getting a bronze
Men’s Triple Jump – India’s Arpinder Singh won a bronze medal leaping his best jump of 16.63m in Final.
Men’s Javelin Throw – India’s Ravinder Singh Khaira and Vipin Kasana had an outing to forget in Men’s Javelin Throw final. They finished last in the event as all their four attempts got No Marks.
Women’s Relay – India’s women 4 x 400 m team disqualified in the relay finals.
Badminton – It was an excellent day for India in Badminton as the country has won 2 bronze medals and is assured of 2 silvers going in to the 11th day of the competition.
Men’s Singles – India’s RMV Gurusaidutt defeated England’s Rajiv Ouseph 21-15, 14-21, 21-19 to win a bronze in men’s singles discipline.
Earlier in the day, Gurusaidutt lost to Singapore’s D Wong 21-16, 19-21, 15-21 in the Semifinal. His victory could have set up an all India final.
In the other Semifinal, Parupalli Kashyap of India defeated Rajiv Ouseph of England 18-21, 21-17, 21-18 to advance into men’s singles final. He is just one step away from winning a historic gold for the country.
Women’s Doubles – Indian duo of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa have qualified for Final of women’s doubles event. They defeated L Y Lim and L Pei Jing of Malaysia 21-7, 21-12 in the Semifinal. The Indian pair is assured of silver.
Women’s Singles – India’s P V Sindhu overcame Jing Yi of Malaysia 23-21, 21-9 to win a bronze.
Earlier, P V Sindhu lost to Michelle Li of Canada in the Semifinals 20-22, 20-22.
Hockey – Men’s Semifinal:
India overcame spirited New Zealand 3-2 to set the final clash with Australia. India was without its captain Sardar Singh in this match due to suspension. Earlier in the day Australia trounced England 4-1 to qualify for finals.
Powerlifting – Excellent day for India as it pocketed a silver and a bronze in this category.
Men’s Event: Rajinder Rahelu of India lifted a total weight of 180.5 kg to win silver for the nation in men’s heavyweight group A event.
Women’s Event: Sakina Khatun of India won a bronze and did the country proud in women’s lightweight powerlifting event. Sakina won the medal for her lift of 88.2 kg. Gold went to Nigeria and England won silver in this event.
Table Tennis – It was a disappointing day for the country as Sharath lost out on medal.
Men’s Singles – India’s Achanta Sharath Kamal lost the bronze medal match to England’s Liam Pitchford. He went down finghting 6-11, 8-11, 11-4, 9-11, 11-6, 10-12.
Earlier in the day, Sharath lost to Jian Zhan of Singapore 0-4 in men’s singles second Semifinal.
Squash – The Indian pair of Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa created history by winning the first gold medal for India in women’s doubles squash event in 2014 CWG. It took just twenty eight minutes for the 5th seeded Indian pair to overcome top seed Australian duo of Jenny Duncalf and Laura Massaro 11-6, 11-8.