CWG 2018 | Day 8: Complete Domination! Sushil Kumar Bags Gold
Live updates from Day 8 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
- Tejaswini Sawant has won a silver in 50 metre rifle prone event.
- All four wrestlers in action today have won medals with Sushil Kumar and Rahul Aware bagging the gold.
- Seema Punia and Navjeet Dhillon won India’s first track and field medals when they bagged silver and bronze respectively in women’s discus throw.
- The Indian women’s hockey team lost to Australia 0-1 in the semi-finals. They will now face England on Saturday in a bronze medal match.
Hockey (Women's): Australia Beat India 1-0
Australia advance to the final of the women’s hockey event, courtesy a solitary goal from Grace Stewart. It will be a trans-Tasmanian battle in the final after New Zealand beat England in first semis. Meanwhile, Rani Rampal and Co will now play England on Saturday in a bronze medal match.
Hockey (Women's): GOAL! Australia Go Up 1-0
Australia’s Grace Stewart finally opens the account for the host in the 37th minute. Stewart hits a fierce shot which hits the back of the net. India’s goalkeeper Savita had no answer for that. India 0-1 Australia.
Table Tennis: Mouma Das Ends Her Campaign
Mouma Das lose 4-1 against Mengyu Yu in the quarterfinals to crash out of the women’s singles event. Mouma lost 13-15, 7-11, 5-11, 11-7, 5-11.
Women's Discus Throw: 2 Indians Finish on Podium
Seema Punia and Navjeet Dhillon clinch India’s first medals in track and field events. In the women’s discus throw final Seema Punia bags silver with a throw off 60.41 and Navjeet Dhillon throws 57.43 to take home the bronze medal. Australia’s Dani Stevens retained her hold on gold medal won in Glasgow 2014 with a stunning series of throws, including a Games record of 68.26 m to erase New Zealand’s Beatrice Raini Liua Faumuina’s mark of 65.92m in 1998.
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