2014 Commonwealth Games, Day 6: As it happened...

2014 Commonwealth Games, Day 6: As it happened...

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 00:47
2014 Commonwealth Games, Day 6: As it happened...
Zee Media Bureau/Dattaraj Thaly/Rajdeep Saha

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That's all from me (Rajdeep) here. Keep cheering India on and get the tweets flowing.

Good day for India and hope Day 7 brings more glory.

Meanwhile Ashwini Ponappa looks all set to do well in the individuals event after a disappointing team event round.




Swimming: Daniel Tranter wins men's 200m medley.

Athletics:It’s a Kenyan 1-2-3 in the women’s 10,000m – gold going to Joyce Chepkirui in a time of 32:09.35. She is followed by Florence Kiplagat and Emily Chebet in second and third respectively,

Boxing: Manoj Kumar lost to Sam Maxwell(ENG) in Men's Light Welterweight division QF.

Gymnastics: Dipa Karmakar scored 13.800 to qualify for Women's Vault Final in 7th place.

Swimming: Lauren Boyle has won gold for New Zealand in the women’s 400m freestyle final. Jazz Carlin of Wales came second with Bronte Barratt of Australia in third.

Gymnastics: Wales win a team medal for the first time (bronze), Australia take silver and England win gold by six marks. Australia recovered from their poor showing on the floor in the women’s team gymnastics to recover their form. Silver is a good result for them.

Gymnastics: India finished 7th in Men's Team All-Around final.

Gymnastics: Ashish Kumar, Rakesh Patra and Aditya Rana have qualified for Individual All-Around final.

Gymnastics: Ashish Kumar qualifies for Vault final with a score of 13.633.

Wrestling: Rajeev Tomar wins silver in Men's 125kg. Another medal in the wrestling category here. Well done Tomar!

Shooting: Jasmine SER wins gold in the women's shooting 50m rifle.




Wrestling: Jyoti loses to Erica Wiebe (CAN) in Women's 75kg.

Another medal for India. Another one in shooting. 11 medals in this category now. Brilliant!

Shooting: Lajja Gauswami wins bronze in Women's 50m Rifle 3 positions

Shooting: Lajja Gauswami is 3rd at the start of elimination series in Women's 50m Rifle 3 positions

Wrestling: Sushil Kumar pins Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in 107 secs to take gold in men's 74kg.

Wrestling: Sushil Kumar beats Abbas 6-2 in the finals.

Wrestling: Sushil Kumar leads 6-0 in the finals.

Hockey: Wales lose 5-1 to South Africa and now prop up group A in the men’s hockey.

Wrestling: Wales’ Craig Pilling has just beaten your teenager Omar Tafail to take the bronze medal in the men’s freestyle 57kg wrestling.

After two gold medals in wrestling the big match is on its way in some time. It's Sushil Kumar, India's superstar! Sushil will be eyeing India's third medal on the night.

Shooting: Lajja Gauswami is 3rd after Kneeling series in Women's 50m Rifle 3 positions.

Another medal in wrestling, another gold here. Wrestling mania continue.

Wrestling: Vinesh wins gold medal for India. Rattingan gets silver.

Wrestling: Vinesh leads Yana Rattingan 11-8 in Women's 48kg final.

After a medal galore in shooting, India's quest for glory begin in wrestling. First gold for India here. More to come tonight!

Wrestling: Amit Kumar wins gold in 57kg category. He beat Ebik Weminomo in the final.

Shooting: India have won a whooping 10 medals in shooting at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow.

Shooting: Rajput bags silver and Narang gets bronze in men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions final. Good one this! Shooting medal splurge continue.

Shooting: Two medals assured for India in Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions final. Sanjeev Rajput is 3rd and Gagan Narang 2nd with 4 shooters remaining in Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions final

Shooting: Sanjeev Rajput is 4th and Gagan Narang 6th after Prone series in Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions final

Shooting: Rajput at 5th and Narang at 6th position after 20 shots.

Shooting: Sanjeev Rajput is 3rd and Gagan Narang 5th after kneeling series in Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions final. Dan Rivers leads in the category.

Badminton: Gurusaidutt beat Benjamin Pui Hun Li(IOM) 21-5 21-12 in Round of 64.

Hockey: India lost 2-4 to Australia in men's hockey. India's poor record against big teams continue.

Shooting: Lajja Gauswami qualifies for Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions final.

Lawn Bowls: India hold World Champions Australia to 13-13 draw in Women's Triples.

Lawn Bowls: India beat Namibia 17-12 to top Section B with 3 wins in Men's Fours.

Hockey: Ramandeep Singh scores to make it 2-3 against Australia. But the latter converts a penalty corner and lead by two goals. Its India 2-4 Australia. Ciriello with the goal there.

Hockey: Rupinder Pal got the goal for India. Australia lead 3-1 at the break. Can India make a fightback?

Get your team on the leaderboard via Twitter. See the standings. Come on guys keep Tweeting!




Hockey: India pull a goal back. Its 1-3 now.

Hockey: Aussies are in full swing here. 3-0 already. India struggle against big teams always.

Hockey: Meanwhile Australia take the lead against India in men's hockey group match. Its 1-0.

Shooting: Manavjit Singh Sandhu will shoot for bronze in Men's Trap. But a disappointing end for Mansher Singh who finished 6th with 11/15 in Men's Trap semi-final.

Gymnastics: Scotland have created history. A silver medal in the gymnastics means they have won 34 medals in Glasgow. This has been their highest tally in more than any other Commonwealth Games in history.

Shooting: The men's Trap semi-final have started as India's Mansher Singh & Manavjit Sandhu takes part.

Wrestling: A bag full of medals are expected in India's kitty today as Sushil Kumar and Co. have reached the finals in wrestling.

Shooting: Harpreet Singh has clinched the tie shoot. A medal is assured for him here in Men's Rapid Fire final. And it is silver for Harpreet.

Shooting: Mansher Singh & Manavjit Singh Sandhu qualify for Men's Trap finals.

Amit Kumar is through to the final in Men's Freestyle 57 kg by beating Azhar Hussain of Pakistan

Wrestling: It is an Indo-Pak contest for the Gold medal in the Men's Freestyle 74kg Final. Sushil Kumar to take on Abbas Qamar in the finals.

Vinesh beats Canadian Jasmine Mian to reach final of Women's 48 kg. That's five Indian wrestlers in the finals.

Wrestling: Rajeev Tomar beats Kiwi Marcus Carney to reach Men`s Freestyle 125 kg final. A medal rush for India's grapplers on Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games beckons. He will face Canada's Korey Jarvis for the Gold medal.

Jyoti loses to Cameroon's Annabel Ali by a fall in Women`s Freestyle 75kg Nordic System match.

Rajeev Tomar can make it three finalists for India in wrestling events as he takes on Kiwi Marcus Carney in the Men`s Freestyle 125 kg.

Wrestling: Amit Kumar beats Pakistan's Azhar Hussain to reach Men`s Freestyle 57 kg final. He has made sure India will now have at least a gold or silver medal. Amit will clash against Ebikweminomo Welson of Nigeria in the gold-medal bout. Sushil Kumar makes it two finalists for India in wrestling as he beats Nigeriá's Melvin Bibo to reach Men's 74kg Final.

Shooting: Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput have qualified for the Men's 50m Rifle 3 finals. Both Manavjit Sandhu and Mansher Singh too have qualified for the Men's Trap final.

Wrestling: Vinesh has pinned Rosemary Nweke from Nigeria to reach semifinals in Women`s Freestyle 48kg.

Britain`s Prince Harry has followed his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II into the photo-bomb craze, giving the thumbs up in an image of acclaimed New Zealand rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens at the Commonwealth Games.

Just days after the queen was snapped beaming in the background as Australian hockey players Jayde Taylor and Brooke Peris took a selfie, the 29-year-old prince popped up as Tietjens was being photographed at the swimming pool.



Wrestling: Jyoti beats England's Sophie Edwards in her second round-robin match in the Women`s Freestyle 75kg Nordic System.

Wrestling: Rajeev Tomar has stunned the Gold medal winner of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Sinive Boltic from Nigeria to enter the semifinals in Men`s Freestyle 125kg. Tomar was down 0-2 down and came from behind to win 2-12. The good news keeps pouring in for India in wrestling.

Wrestling: And more good news for the Indian wrestling contingent as Amit Kumar beats South Africa's Bokang Mansuyane to make the semifinals in Men`s Freestyle 57 kg.

Wrestling: Sushil Kumar has just beaten his Sri Lankan opponent Kushan Sandrage in 66 seconds to reach semifinals in Men's 75kgMen`s Freestyle 74 kg event.

Shooting: Harpreet Singh qualifies for 25m Rapid Fire Pistol with a score of 573 in first position. 2012 London Olympics silver medallist Vijay Kumar finished in seventh place, one position off the qualification mark with a score of 555 and failed to make it to the final.

Shooting: In the 50m Men's Rifle 3 Position Qualifaction, Gagan Narang is currently in the lead with 1042 points, while Sanjeev Rajput is in the 4th spot with 1085 points.

Breaking News: News just in that Nigerian teenager Chika Amalaha, who won a weightlifting gold medal has failed a doping test at the Commonwealth Games and has been provisionally suspended by the authorities. Amalaha had won a gold in the Women's 53 kg category. Chika Amalaha has become the first athlete to fail a drugs test at 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Wrestling: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar beats Australia's Jayden Lawrence to reach the quarter-finals in Men`s Freestyle 74 kg. Sushil beat his opponent convincingly by 11-0.

Wrestling: Amit Kumar qualifies for the quarter-finals of the Men`s Freestyle 57 kg by beating Jean Bandoo(MRI) in Round of 16. Kumar pinned his opponent in just 48 seconds as he recorded an impressive win. However, Jyoti failed to beat B. Onyebuchi (NGR) in the Women`s Freestyle 75kg Nordic System Match. She lost by a fall.

Shooting: Sanjeev Rajput is now up to 2nd place with 767 points while Gagan Narang has dropped one place to 6th in the 50m Rifle 3 Position Qualification.

Shooting: Sanjeev Rajput has now moved to 3rd position while Gagan Narang is in fifth place in the 50m Rifle 3 Position Qualification.

Today is the last day of Shooting events. All of India's big guns are in contention for medals.

Shooting: Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput will be in action at 13:00 IST in the 50m Rifle 3 Pos. Qualification. Yesterday, Narang, taking part for the first time in the 50 m rifle prone event picked up a silver medal. Lajja Gauswami and Elizabeth Koshy will represent India in the Women's 50m Rifle 3 Pos. Qualification 16:45 IST.

Hockey: India take on Australia in the Men's Preliminary Match at 14:00 IST.

On Day 6, India will be looking to add more medals to their tally in the shooting and wrestling events. After winning a Silver medal yesterday, Gagan Narang will feature again today, this time in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions event along with Sanjeev Rajput. 2012 London Olympics silver-medallist Vijay Kumar along with Harpreet Singh will compete in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event.

Day 2 of the Trap event will comprise of two Indians in Manavjit Sandhu and Mansher Singh, while Lajja Gauswami and Elizabeth Koshy make up India`s challenge in 50m Rifle 3 Positions event.

After a good show on Day 5, the boxers will be looking to advance in the semifinals of the Men`s events. Quarterfinal bouts of Manoj Kumar (64kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) are scheduled today.

Wresting events are also set to commence as two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar heads the quest of Indian grapplers in Glasgow. He will feature in the Freestyle 74kg Round of 16. Rajeev Tomar, another key member of India`s wresting contingent is in action in the quarter-final of the Freestyle 125 kg category.

But the scrapping of Greco-Roman category will certainly affect the country`s medal count. During the 2010 edition of the Games at New Delhi, the Greco-Roman wrestlers grabbed seven (four gold, one silver and two bronze) out of 19 medals won by India.

In hockey, the Indians will be faced with a stiff task of upstaging the mighty Australians. That match is scheduled for 14:00 IST start.

Welcome to our live coverage of the Day 6 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. After a solid showing towards the end of Day 5, India will continue their medal hunt in events like shooting and wrestling. Other non-medal events of the day comprising of the Indian challenge are boxing, hockey, badminton, weightlifting and lawn bowls.
First Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:57


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MEDAL TALLY

Country Gold Silver Bronze
India (IND) 15 30 19
England (ENG) 58 57 56
Australia (AUS) 47 42 46
Canada (CAN) 32 16 34
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It was disappointment to miss out on the gold time but we are satisfied with what we have achieved.

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