Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Indian gymnasts impress in Subdivision 1

The Indian artistic gymnastics trio of Pranati Das, Aruna Reddy and Pranati Nayak on Friday registered decent scores, beating Sri Lanka in Subdivision 1 with a total score of 128.975 at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Australia's Gold Coast.

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Indian gymnasts impress in Subdivision 1

Gold Coast: The Indian artistic gymnastics trio of Pranati Das, Aruna Reddy and Pranati Nayak on Friday registered decent scores, beating Sri Lanka in Subdivision 1 with a total score of 128.975 at the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Australia's Gold Coast.

By individual apparatus, Nayak scored highest in vault, Reddy was fourth-best in uneven bars, Das was third in the balance beam, and topped the floor exercise.

Vault specialists Nayak and Reddy did well scoring 13.300 and 13.200 respectively after Subdivision 1. 

In all round, Das, Reddy and Nayak slot in at fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively at the moment.

There are four Subdivisions in women's artistic gymnastics. The Indian trio's qualification to vault finals will be clear only after the other three Subdivisions are over.

The second day of the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast took a brilliant start with Manipuri weightlifter Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu winning Gold in the women’s 53kg event at the Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre on Friday.

This was followed by country's promising boxer Nama Tanwar's victory over his Tanzanian opponent Haruna Mhando by a unanimous verdict.

The 19-year-old boxer defeated Tanzania’s Mhando by a unanimous verdict (30-26, 30-25, 30-26, 30-24, 30-24) to progress into the men’s 91kg quarter-finals.

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