Commonwealth Games, Day 5: As it happened...
Zee Media Bureau
Glasgow: Ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang enhanced India's medal tally at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games as he bagged a silver medal in Men's 50m Rifle Prone.
Narang lost by a close margin as he finished with 203.6 points against Warren Potent who bagged the gold with 204.3 points.
The bronze medal went to Kenneth Parr of England.
Indian shooters continued to improve India's medal tally at Glasgow Commonwealth Games as Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh won gold and silver, respectively, in the 50-metre men's pistol finals at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre here Monday.
Rai set a Finals Games Record (FGR) collecting a total of 194.1 points.
With 187.2 points, Gurpal Singh took home the silver while Australia's Daniel Repacholi clinched the bronze medal.
RESULT: Nigera beat India 3-1 in the Men's Table Tennis Bronze medal match as O. Onaolapo beat Sharath Kamal in Match 4 (11-9, 3-11, 11-7, 11-5). Nigeria did very well to comeback after losing Game 1 and going behind in Game 2 to win the Bronze medal.
RESULT: Singapore beat India 3-2 in the Badminton Mixed Teams Bronze medal match. S.M. Sari/L. Yao beat Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa in Match 5 (21-17, 29-27) to seal the Bronze medal for Singapore.
SquashEngland's Peter Barker beats India's Saurav Ghosal 3-1 in the bronze medal match.
RESULT: Jitu Rai wins gold, Gurpal Singh wins silver in the Men's 50m Pistol. That's another gold-silver combo for India.
Men's Table Tennis: H.R. Desai/Anthony Arputharaj lose to S. Toriola/O. Onaolapo 11-3, 9-11, 8-11, 11-9, 9-11. Nigeria now leads India 2-1 in Bronze medal match.
H.R. Desai/Anthony Arputharaj win Game 4 11-9 against S. Toriola/O. Onaolapo. The Bronze medal match is now locked at 2-2 in Match 3 [India 1-1 Nigeria].
S.M. Sari/L. Yao win Game 1 as they beat Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa 21-17.
S. Toriola/O. Onaolapo win Game 3 11-5 against H.R. Desai/Anthony Arputharaj.
Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa trail S.M. Sari/L. Yao 8-11 at the break in Game 1 of Match 5 of the Badminton Mixed Teams Bronze medal match.
Men's Table Tennis: H.R. Desai/Anthony Arputharaj win Game 1 11-3 against S. Toriola/O. Onaolapo. The Nigerians come right back in the match with a 11-9 win in Game 2.
It is up to Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa to deliver a Bronze medal in the Badminton Mixed Teams event now. The duo take on S.M. Sari and L. Yao in Match 5.
Badminton Mixed Teams Bronze medal match: INDIA 2-2 SINGAPORE
Just MATCH 5 to go before the Bronze medal is awarded to either India or Singapore. This has been a riveting contest so far as India have back every time Singapore have looked like winning the match.
P V Sindhu beats L. Xiang 21-13 in Game 2. She wins Match 4 24-22, 21-13.
Men's Table Tennis: Harmeet Desai lost 9-11, 7-11, 11-9, 5-11 to Quadri Aruna. India and Nigeria are locked at 1-1 in the Bronze medal medal match.
P V Sindhu has raced to a 5-point lead in Game 2 of her match against L. Xiang.
Men's Table Tennis: H.R. Desai is down 0-2 (9-11, 7-11) against Q. Aruna in Match 2 of the Bronze medal match. Sharath Kamal gave India a 1-0 lead.
Game 1: P V Sindhu beats Z. Liang 24-22.
Sindhu made an incredible comeback to claw her way back from 18-20 down to beat the Singaporean in Game 1 of Match 4.
Shooting: Gagan Narang has qualified for the Men's 50m Rifle Prone final in 3rd position with a score of 620.5 points.
Men's Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal beats Segun Toriola 11-9 11-5 11-7 to give India a 1-0 Nigeria lead in the Bronze medal match. H.R. Desai is playing against Q. Aruna in Match 2 of the Men's Table Tennis. The Nigerian won Game 1 11-7.
Liang is now motoring ahead as her lead stretches to 5 points over Sindhu.
As players take a short break and switch sides, Z. Liang leads P V Sindhu 11-10 in a match that has been tightly contested so far.
P V Sindhu will take on X. Liang in Match 4 of the Mixed Team Bronze medal match between India and Singapore. If Sindhu fails to win this match, Singapore will be awarded the Bronze medal.
Badminton Mixed Team Bronze medal match: INDIA 1-2 SINGAPORE
India need to win MATCH 4 to stay alive in this contest.
MATCH 3: D. Chrisnanta/C. Triyachart beat A. Dewalkar/P. Chopra 21-12, 21-16.
Game 2: A. Dewalkar/P. Chopra lost 16-21 to D. Chrisnanta/C. Triyachart
Women's Pairs - Section B, Round 1, Match 2: India stun Jersey 14-12.
Commonwealth Games record: Indian shooter Jitu Rai broke the Commonwealth Games record to march into the 50-metre men`s pistol finals as he amassed 562 points and finished top of the standings at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre here Monday. 50m Pistol Final will commence at 16:45 IST.
Game 1: A. Dewalkar/P. Chopra lost 12-21 to D. Chrisnanta/C. Triyachart
MATCH 3: A. Dewalkar/P. Chopra are currently playing Game 1 against D. Chrisnanta/C. Triyachart.
Score: INDIA 1-1 SINGAPORE in Mixed Team Bronze Medal match.
Game 2: Paruppalli Kashyap beats Chao Huang 22-20 in Mixed Team Bronze Medal match.
Shooting: Jitu Rai shot 562 to qualify for 50m Pistol final along with Gurpal Singh who shot 538.
Game 1:Paruppalli Kashyap beats Chao Huang 21-15 in Mixed Team Bronze Medal match.
Game 2: R.M.V. Gurusaidutt/Ashwini Ponnappa lost 19-21 to Danny Chrisnanta/Vanessa Neo
Game 1: V. Neo/D. Chisnanta won 21-19 against Aswini Ponnappa/RV. Gurusaidutt
Badminton: Mixed Teams Bronze Medal Match is currently being played between India and Singapore at the Emirates Arena. Aswini Ponnappa and RV. Gurusaidutt playing against V. Neo and D. Chisnanta in Game 1.
Indian challenge in the medal events today:
Shooting: Men's 50m pistol and 50m rifle prone events, women's trap and 50m rifle prone events
Table Tennis: Men's team
Athletics: Shot Put
Badminton: Mixed team final
India has a great chance to overtake the gold medal count of Canada. Day 5 has 6 shooting events and India have already secured 6 golds in this discipline will be looking to surge ahead of Canada.
Here is a recap of the medals tally after Day 4:
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Next events scheduled to start at are:
13:00 IST - 50m Pistol Men's Qualification
India's Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh will feature in this event along with 16 other competitors.
13:15 IST - Men's Triples Gold Medal Match between Northern Ireland and South Africa at the Kelvingrove Lawn Balls.
13:15 IST - Men's Triples Bronze Medal Match between Wales and Australia.
13:15 IST - Lawn Bowls: Women's Pairs, Section A, Round 1, Match 1 [Australia vs Niue Islands]
13:15 IST - Lawn Bowls: Women's Pairs, Section A, Round 1, Match 2 [Malaysia vs Papua N Guinea]
We have some early results in the Men's boxing on Day 5:
Men's Heavy (91kg) Round of 16: D. Light (NZL) beat M.M. Omar (MAS)
Men's Heavy (91kg) Round of 16: S. Lavelle(SCO) beat K. Davies (WAL)
Men's Light (81kg) Round of 16: D. Nyika (NZ) beat S. Forrest (SCO)
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