CWG 2018: Gold rush for India on penultimate day

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MC Mary Kom added yet another chapter to her awesome career by winning gold in women's 45-48 kg category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Amit Panghal won silver in his maiden Games after losing to England' Yafai Galal in the final of the 46-49 kg category. "I hope they (Indian players) don't ever want to experience this anymore", he said.

Wilson's victory over Canadian Ryan Bester triggered the sort of wild scenes normally seen at a football match as the 26-year-old - nicknamed "Discotheque" for his penchant for visiting nightclubs - peeled off to soak in the adulation of the home crowd.

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. The second round was more of an equal competition, with O'Hara trying to showcase good defence and composure despite being far lesser experienced than Mary, in what was the biggest bout of her life.

Nieva gave a fair assessment of all the medallists, including gold winners Vikas Krishan, Gaurav Solanki and Mary Kom.

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They will face Australia tomorrow. She bagged gold in the maiden India Open boxing championship just three months later.

Satish Kumar lost to Frazer Clarke of England to settle for Silver in Men's +91kg category to cap of India's day in boxing. Vikas won by a 5:0 unanimous verdict against Ntsengue in a close contest which saw both the boxers claiming to have won the bout before the referee's verdict. Hosking held off several challenges over the past 200 metres from eventual silver medal victor Georgia Williams of New Zealand and Wales rider Danielle Rowe, who took bronze.

With two days to go, Lartey's win means Team Ghana has equalled its best record of clinching bronze medal at Glasgow Games in 2014.

With Solanki's Gold and the two other Silver from the male boxers, India's medals tally has beefed up 47 medals (20 Gold, 13 Silver and 14 Bronze).

Jessie Lartey's bronze in the men's 64kg category was Ghana's first medal of the Games.

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