Bollywood celebrities congratulate MC Mary Kom over her CWG gold victory

Commonwealth Games 2018 Day 11 Medals Tally Gold Coast – updates

Jessie Lartey, Ghana's only medal victor at the ongoing Commonwealth Games has disclosed that he was nearly dropped from the final contingent for the Games by officials of the Ghana Olympic Committee and Black Bombers.

British riders have won 29 medals on the Gold Coast - nine gold, 12 silver and eight bronze - compared to 25 medals in Glasgow four years ago and 14 in Delhi in 2010. King will capture her third medal of the Games - victory will mean her second gold while defeat will mean a nice sweep a gold, a silver and a bronze.

Merissah Russell of Ottawa, right, pressures Micaela Cocks of New Zealand as she passes the ball during the bronze medal women's basketball game Saturday.

The 20-year-old said staying relaxed was the key after he won by almost four metres from Australia's Hamish Peacock, after Kenya's ex-world champion Julius Yego failed to make the final. The Indian lost the third round but did just enough in the first two to walk away with a gold medal on debut at the Games.

Amit, who was chasing his third successive worldwide gold, was beaten by England's European silver-medallist Galal Yafai.

"It's very hard", said Kom, reflecting on returning to the boxing ring after the birth of her youngest child.

Ace Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal set up the much-anticipated women's singles summit clash at the Commonwealth Games after winning their respective semifinals in contrasting fashion. She was cautious at the start, and just about edged the first round.

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India are destined to finish third in the medal tally - behind Australia and England with the host country winning 195 medals and England taking home 130 medals.

According to Lartey, his coach Ofori Asare, who pushed for his inclusion in the team for the Games in Australia. Srikanth Kidambi, the world number one, settled for Silver in the badminton singles final while Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa also went down fighting in the women's squash doubles final for Silver. England, in second place, have a total of 123 medals. This time around, though, India are well past the mark in terms of gold medals with 26 already assured with badminton men's doubles yet to be ascertained.

Canada fielded an all U Sports roster at the games.

The other Indian in the fray, Chain Singh, finished fourth.

India added the 21st gold medal in their CWG 2018 kitty with Chopra registering a season best effort of 86.47 meters in men's javelin.

Kom, 35, is a former five-time world amateur champion who won a bronze medal in the 51-kilogram division at the London Olympics in 2012, but failed to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016.

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