CWG 2018 proud moments: 15-year-old Anish Bhanwala wins gold; highlights

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India is shining at the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games.

  • Anish Bhanwala, 15-year old wins India’s 16th gold on 13 April to surpass gold medal tally at Glasgow achieved four years ago.
  • Bhanwala made a games record score of 30 to win the finals and become the youngest Indian gold medallist at the CWG.
  • Sensational Indian athletes are continuing to showcase their impressive performances at CWG. Indian shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Anish Bhanwala bring two gold, Anjum Moudgil won one silver.
  • Boxers Amit Panghal and Gaurab Solanki with their incredible performances have made it to the finals.  and Boxer Naman Tanwar wins bronze in men’s 91 kg category.
  • Boxer Gaurav Solanki has become the third Indian pugilist, after MC Mary Kom and Amit Panghal, to make it to the final.
  • Four players Kidambi Srikanth, Sainal Nehwal, Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal have made it to the semi-finals of Badminton and Table Tennis.
  • Nehwal takes the first game 21-8 against Canada’s against Rachel Honderich in the women’s singles quarters.
  • On April 13, our athletes will compete in Hockey, Table Tennis, Badminton, Wrestling, Squash and Athletics.
  • Boxer Gaurav Solanki has become the third Indian pugilist, after MC Mary Kom and Amit Panghal, to make it to the final.
  • Commonwealth Games Federation confirms that two Indian players Rakesh Babu and Irfan Kolothum Thodi were sent home after a needle was found in a cup in their bedroom at the Athletes’ Village.

After winning her fourth CWG gold medal, Tejaswini said, “I won gold in the air rifle competition (Melbourne 2006 individual and pairs), but this is my fourth Commonwealth Games gold, so it’s very nice.”