Commonwealth Games: Nigeria drop to 9th Position

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria drop to 9th Position

The 48kg final featuring her and Kristina O'Hara of Northern Ireland was an intense one, all the same, as the youngster was in no mood to accept defeat.

In a packed day of boxing finals, there were six more gold medals for England, including for Frazer Clarke in the super-heavyweight bout, while India, Australia and Wales also enjoyed victories.

Meanwhile, Rio Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik took the bronze medal in the women's 62kg category.

The ring and its surroundings reverberated "Mary, Mary" as the 35-year-old mother of three took her bow at the Games and should be preparing right now to return home in a very happy frame of mind.

For all the results and the latest medal table, visit the Games' official website.

Gaurav Solanki won India's second boxing gold of the day after he defeated Northern Ireland's Brendan Irvine in the 52 kg category.

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"For me the highlight was the first match against England, the last two minutes and we'd hoped it was also possible now, but that's too bad". "I will be getting it corrected once I am done with the Games and back in India", she said.

England claimed gold medals in the men's and women's 4x100-metre relays on Saturday at the 2018 Commonwealth Games as the athletics program came to a close on Australia's Gold Coast.

With his surprise win, Chopra becomes only the third Indian man to win athletics gold at the Commonwealths, after Milkha "Flying Sikh" Singh in 1958 and Vikas Gowda in 2014.

"It's been a pleasure and honour to represent my country in these events". The 24-year-old from Singhwa Khas village in Hissar, Harayana began his senior career in the men's lightweight category (60kg) and won the Asian Games gold medal in 2010.

However, luck was not on side of either Amit or Manish, both of whom went down in split verdicts.

Amit Panghal won silver in his maiden Games after losing to England' Yafai Galal in the final of the 46-49 kg category. Both the boxers gave their all in the bouts but could not get the judges' nod.

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