Published: Sat, April 14, 2018
Money | By Hannah Jacobs

CWG updates: Boxer Gaurav Solanki wins gold, silver for Manish

CWG updates: Boxer Gaurav Solanki wins gold, silver for Manish

And, competing in the same 57kg division in which her brother graced the podium 28 years ago, Nicolson claimed gold in a controversial split decision against Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh, who felt she had done enough for the win.

Isaac Makwala guided Botswana to the men's 4x400m relay gold with a sublime anchor leg.

Though India had a good ball possession in the initial minutes of the first quarter, England were far more dominating with an intense attack, making spaces in the striking circle.

Gold Coast: Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala, 15, became India's youngest ever gold medallist in the Common Wealth Games (CWG).

A representational image. Canada's Alexander Moore (in red) wrestles with Jamaica's Kevin Wallen in men's FS 86Kg quarterfinal wrestling match at the Commonwealth Games on Gold Coast on 14 April 2018.


The film followed Mary's journey of becoming a boxer to her victory at the 2008 World Boxing Championships in Ningbo.

Defeat to hosts Australia in Friday's semi-final had condemned England to a bronze medal at best on the Gold Coast, but they bounced back from that result to end their campaign on a high.

"This is for Australia", said Wilson, who admitted he had got the idea from countryman Kelvin Kerkow's bare-chested jig of joy after winning bowls gold at the 2006 Melbourne Games.

Indian table tennis player Sharath Achanta was beaten 4-0 by Nigeria's Quadri Aruna in the men's singles semifinal and said that the noisy spectators at the Oxenford Studios had thrown him off his game.

"My dreams are not fulfilled yet because (no) Olympic gold medal", she said. While Gaurav Solanki brought home gold - India's 19th - in the Men's 52kg Final Bout. "This is such a special group of players and sharing it with them is wonderful".


"I had a friendly match with her".

England's women defeated India 6-0 to claim the bronze medal in hockey.

"I would like to thank everyone in my team for preparing me for the finals".

Australia await in the final following their victory over the Silver Ferns of New Zealand - a trans-Tasman rivalry that was played out twice in Saturday's hockey finals.

"We need to improve on many things, such as taking every chance, because every match we had chances in the first two minutes, but we always missed".


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