Commonwealth Games: Nigeria's Anyalewechi misses weightlifting medal

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In the Glasgow Games in 2014, she competed in women's 48kg category, where she won the gold medal. Rahul's gold took India's medal tally to six, which includes three other golds, one silver and one bronze medal, all in weightlifting.

Canada won gold Friday in the Commonwealth Games women's artistic gymnastics team final. She failed to complete a single valid lift in the snatch section and was disqualified from clean and jerk as a result.

While Lather had luck on his side as his nearest rival fouled the all-important final clean and jerk lift, Chanu had her fortitude to thank as she claimed her second successive CWG gold despite nursing a nagging back problem here.

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He qualified for the CWG 2018 by winning gold at the 2017 Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championships also in Gold Coast.

Performing the final routine of the competition, James scored 14.1 on the floor, which whilst not being enough to wrest the gold for her team, still saw her qualify for Monday's individual apparatus final in first place.


Women's Hockey: India's hockey campaign was off to a disappointing start at the Commonwealth Games after the country's women's team went down 2-3 to Wales, trailing for most of the Group A clash.

It was the second medal on day three at the Velodrome after Emma Cumming snatched a surprise bronze in the women's 500 metre time trial, edging team-mate Natasha Hansen by eight one thousandths of a second.

At the end of the day April 6, India remained in the fifth spot in the medal table, behind Australia (36 medals), England (18 medals), Canada (11 medals) and Scotland (10 medals).

Deborah had an average speed km/h of 49.757, while Aleena's effort was 49.576.

It was an inspiring win for both the Nigerian men and women boxing teams following the ousters of Adeola Soyoye (men's lightweight) and Osita Umeh (women's welterweight) on Thursday. That meant that Dika Toua had to lift 113kg in her final lift, but despite giving her best she stumbled and lost grip of the bar, which meant that Sanjita was the gold medalist. In fact, he won two gold medals in junior and senior categories and setting a couple of records. Ahead of the Games, Sanjita had reiterated their importance to her.

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