Manu Bhaker, Punam Yadav win gold at CWG 2018

Sun, surf, sand are a setting for innovation on Gold Coast

Vikas, on the other hand, lifted a combined total of 351 kg (159 kg in snatch and 192 kg in clean and jerk) to win his second medal after winning silver in Glasgow in the men's 85 kg category. Following Davies was Fiji's Apolonia Vaivai, who lifted 216 kg to finish with the bronze medal.

Davies went for a 128kg lift in her final clean and jerk attempt in pursuit of gold but could not complete her attempt.

Canada's Boady Santavy took the silver medal with an aggregate of 369 kg.

Indian women's table tennis on Sunday created history at the Commonwealth Games following a 3-1 victory against Singapore in the gold medal tie.

More news: Amit Shah meets party's legislators from Maharashtra

The 22-year-old Punam from Vanarasi joined fellow weightlifters Mirabai Chanu, Sanjita Chanu, Sathish Sivalingam and Venkat Rahul Ragala in clinching gold medals here. Interestingly, all gold medals for India have come in weightlifting at Gold Coast.

ALSO READ: Punam Yadav gives India fifth weightlifting gold That became nine not long after at the Belmont Shooting Centre, where the women's pair of Bhaker and Heena - recipient of the Times of India Sports Awards (TOISA) Shooter of the Year award in February - finished first and second in a captivating shooting final.

Yadav started slowly, lifting 95 kg in her opening attempt. She failed to lift 108kg in her third and final effort.

"Even in my wildest dream I had not thought that I will beat an Olympic medallist and world number four", Batra said after her shock win over Feng Tianwei. In the attempt to lift the weight, the knees may bend and the legs may be split. She maintained a neck-to-neck competition with Vaivai, who registered a lift of 97kg to take the lead. For Vikas, the medal was a climbdown from the 2014 edition where he had claimed a silver with a lesser lift of 333kg. She had won a gold in Glasgow in the 48 kg category as well.

Related News:

  • World Health Day today

    World Health Day today

    This means ensuring that everyone, everywhere can access essential quality health services without facing financial hardship. WHO or World Health Organisation was created to take care of the all the necessary needs and demands in the field of health.
    Dem States And Cities Sue To Stop Citizenship Questions In Census

    Dem States And Cities Sue To Stop Citizenship Questions In Census

    In Virginia, immigrants account for around 12 percent of the population and 300,000 are undocumented. Today's lawsuit was filed in the U.S.

    Apple developing curved screens, touchless controls for future iPhones

    As stated, both features are in early stages of development and it will be a couple of years before they see the light of day. Google's ATAP research group has been working on similar technology through a program known as Project Soli.
  • Oxlade-Chamberlain Calls Anfield Atmosphere the Best He's Ever Played In

    Oxlade-Chamberlain Calls Anfield Atmosphere the Best He's Ever Played In

    He also claimed Jürgen Klopp's team were ideally suited to the Champions League and the latter stages in particular. Thierry Henry, former Arsenal striker and coach, was just one of Oxlade-Chamberlain's critics .
    Man already wanted for robbery arrested in separate case

    Man already wanted for robbery arrested in separate case

    He is accused of trying to rob the Close Knit yarn and crafts store in the 1600 block of Orrington Avenue on January 22. Police in Ruiru have arrested a rape and robbery with violence suspect after tracking him for the last two months.
    Virgin Galactic completes first test flight since fatal crash

    Virgin Galactic completes first test flight since fatal crash

    Much like their competitor, SpaceX , Virgin Galactic seeks to make access to Space far more open than ever before. SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity had undergone two years of ground and atmospheric tests ahead of its first powered flight.
  • Samsung made over $50 billion in sales this quarter

    Samsung made over $50 billion in sales this quarter

    Sales rose 19%, Samsung did not disclose its net income, but will give the breakdown figures and more details later this month. This is expected to slow in coming quarters though, as analysts expect the chip boom to wind down.
    I don't know why my attorney paid Stormy Daniels $130K

    I don't know why my attorney paid Stormy Daniels $130K

    Clifford, and neither reimbursed me for the payment, either directly or indirectly", Cohen told The New York Times in February. And the denial could bolster Daniels' claim that the non-disclosure agreement is unenforceable because Trump didn't sign it.
    Duterte shuts 'cesspool' tourist isle for six months

    Duterte shuts 'cesspool' tourist isle for six months

    More than 2million tourists visited Boracay for its beaches and nightlife past year , generating about £760million in revenue. Philippine tourism stakeholders had previously warned that closing Boracay would damage the whole of the country's tourism.
  • #TrumpTV: Sinclair Broadcasting 'an Unofficial Propaganda Outlet' For Trump

    #TrumpTV: Sinclair Broadcasting 'an Unofficial Propaganda Outlet' For Trump

    The Deadspin compilation video - which shows clips of dozens of anchors reciting the same words - has circulated widely. Sinclair's critics have accused the media company of propagating a right-leaning, pro-Trump agenda to its viewers.
    Amazon adds music, podcasts and radio to Alexa Routines

    Amazon adds music, podcasts and radio to Alexa Routines

    So, as with the Echo Show and Echo Spot , you can have it pull up a feed from one of your smart home security cameras. That is, you can speak into one Echo device and have the message broadcast to all the other ones on the same network.
    NYPD has Warrant for Conor McGregor's Arrest

    NYPD has Warrant for Conor McGregor's Arrest

    It was revealed yesterday that the Notorious would be stripped of his lightweight title , and it would be on the line at UFC 223 . The Irish UFC fighter Conor McGregor on Thursday stormed a UFC press conference in New York City and started a brawl .


Most liked

Driver of vehicle that drove into German crowd has killed himself
We will focus on reports from police officials and other authorities, credible news outlets and reporters who are at the scene. Local authorities said approximately 30 people were injured in the accident. "We wish the injured a quick recovery".

Brazil's da Silva in police custody
However it happens, the jailing of da Silva will mark a colossal fall from grace for a man who rose to power against steep odds. Born in the hardscrabble northeast, da Silva rose through the ranks of the union in the country's industrial south.

Kyle Lowry denies National Championship game affected his play vs. Cavs
For the red-hot 76ers, it's the one just in front of them: LeBron James and the reigning East champs from Cleveland on Friday. But the night wasn't all bad for the third-year guard as he managed to haul in a game-high nine rebounds.

Jacob Zuma's supporters drown out corruption charges in South African song
Mr Zuma is accused of taking bribes connected with a $2.5 billion arms deal with Thales, the French defence company, in the 1990s. He criticized the ANC, which banned his supporters from wearing ANC colors, clothing and regalia at his trial to support him.

Silver! Cyclists earn first Games medal for NZ
Horton became Australia's first 400 metres freestyle victor at the Commonwealth Games since the great Ian Thorpe with his victory. Uganda's star runner Joshua Cheptegei says he is hungry for a gold medal at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia .

Sex Workers Warn Of Danger After Feds Shut Down Backpage.com
Backpage brought its owners $135 million in revenue in 2014 alone, according to the New York Times . Check out the site's notice (below) and we'll continue to keep you posted moving forward.

Trump defends immigration laws at tax cut event
Deductions for single filers were increased from $6,350 to $12,000 and for married filers from $12,700 to $24,000. The president was flanked to his right by U.S.

Fed raises US interest rates and growth forecasts
For one thing, the Fed raised its projection on where it expects its benchmark rate to end up in the long run. Some even anxious inflation could rise well above the Fed's target if the economy got too hot.

Meghan Markle Wore Jeans and a Logo Shirt on a Royal Engagement
They then went inside to see the sitting volleyball trials. "It's great that she's here and so supportive". And Markle added, "That means a lot to me". "She is very open considering how much pressure she is under".

Hurricane forecasters see above-average 2018 U.S. storm season
The current sea surface temperature pattern is fairly similar to the pattern that prevailed in early April of last season. An average Atlantic hurricane season produces 12 named storms of which six become hurricanes, three of them major.

Fortnite Update Adds Vending Machines, Weapon Changes For Battle Royale
Chalk it up to luck though, hunting down vending machines is a risky tactic as other players will be drawn to them as well. In other words, you probably won't find a Vending Machine in the middle of Fatal Fields with nothing around it.

Natural disaster strikes near Channel Islands, felt in Los Angeles
A USGS map shows the location of a magnitude 5.3 quake that struck off the Channel Islands around 12:30 p.m. The quake did startle some across Southern California, particularly those in Los Angeles County.

Trump calls for border legislation
But that came to a crashing halt this week, with Presidential tweets saying, "NO MORE DACA DEAL! " and "Daca is dead". Mexico began doing something about the caravan after Trump brought up the NAFTA free trade talks, Trump said.

Real Madrid's Ronaldo on wonder goal: 'I didn't expect to score'
Centre-back Sergio Ramos, who will miss the second leg due to card accumulation, hailed his teammate's "scary" run of form. In the process, the Portuguese star became the first player in Champions League history to score in 10 successive matches.

Spotify debuts with a boom, opening at $165.90
Shares rose as high as $165.90, which would have indicated a $29.5 billion market capitalization, before falling below $150. After reaching a high of $169, shares closed at $149.01 - 13% higher than its reference price on its first day of trading.