Silver for England in men's time trial
- Author: Tabitha Byrd Apr 10, 2018,
Apr 10, 2018, 19:24
Australia's Kerry Bell finished with the silver, with Rai's teammate Om Mitharval earning bronze.
After Manika Batra fired India to a historic triumph over Singapore yesterday, the Sharath Kamal led men's outfit too beat the team from the city state 3-2 in the semi-finals, played earlier. Kamal was also part of the men's team that won the gold in the 2006 Melbourne edition.
Harmeet Desai and Gnanasekaran teamed up in the next match to beat the duo of Olajide Omotayo and Abiodun 11-8, 11-5, 11-3 to seal the gold for India.
Star paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal won the crucial decider against Xue Jie Pang to guide India to the summit clash against the victor of the second semi-final between Nigeria and England, later on Monday.
Veteran Gao Ning was the only one who managed to record singles victories for Singapore. Mehuli Ghosh and Apurvi Chandela scored the silver and bronze respectively in the women's 10-meter air rifle event.More news: Fresh air strikes hit Syria's Douma: rescuers
The morning after Jamaica's title drought in the Commonwealth Games women's 100 meters was extended for at least another four years, Olympic dual sprint champion Elaine Thompson began her campaign on the Gold Coast in the heats of the 200 meters.
Pardeep Singh was pipped in his quest to retaining his Gold medal by Samoa's Sanele Mao in the Men's 105kg Weightlifting category. Neil Stirton of Scotland took silver with 247.7 while England's Kenneth Parr got the bronze with 226.6.
The defending champion from the 2014 CWG in Glasgow lifted a combined 352kg (152kg snatch and 200kg clean and jerk).
Gurdeep was denied the third spot with Pakistan's Muhammad Butt creating a new Junior Commonwealth Record with a total lift of 395kg.
Gold Coast: Indian badminton team hold tricolour during medal ceremony after India's win in mixed-team badminton event final at Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, on Monday.
The 23-year-old - older brother of Charlie Tanfield, who won gold in the individual pursuit last week - completed the 38.5km course in a time of 48:43.30, some 30 seconds behind Australia's Cameron Meyer.