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Commonwealth Games 2018: Day 4 Schedule, Preview, Live scores

Commonwealth Games 2018: Day 4 Schedule, Preview, Live scores

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Published: 7 April 2018 5:36 PM GMT
Please refresh for updates. Swimming: Sajan Prakash finishes 2nd in his 100m Butterfly heat to qualify for the semi finals later today at 4.17PM. Timing of 54.11 for the champion swimmer from India.
Table Tennis: India defeat England in the Women's Team event, second victory for India over England for the day after Hockey. Mouma Das/Madhurika Patkar beat Maria Tsaptsinos/Kelly Sibley score 11-7,8-11,11-7,11-1
Badminton: https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982812796084563973
If you are just joining us, here is what has happened so far. Wake up to 3 medals- 2 Golds and a silver. https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982810341355618305 https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982807486095810561
Heena Sidhu's experience comes in handy. From sixth, she claims a silver with 234. Brilliant from both Indians. She finishes with a score of 240.9 shooting 9.8 and 10.4 on her last 2 shots. AND WE HAVE IT! MANU BHAKER WINS GOLD. What an amazing talent this kid is. Heena Sidhu shows her experience, She was 6th at the start of the finals. Beat elimination MULTIPLE TIMES. Is currently second after 19 shots! Last 2 shots of 10.6 and 10.9 for Manu Bhaker. She is now on 201.7 Heena on 3rd with 195.0 10.6 from Manu in the first shot of the final round of shots of stage 2. My my this teenager is going places.
Heena Sidhu
on third with 175.3. Brilliant here from Indian shooters. Watch them dominate! Manu Bhaker maintains lead after 3rd round of shots in the elimination. on 159.9 Another Shooting event, another record. https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982803025436659712 Shooting: The Women's 10m Air Pistol final is on. Manu Bhaker predictably on top. Not that good for Heena Sidhu who is on 7th after two rounds of Stage 1.
Shooting: Another Commonwealth Games Qualifying record for India. After Manu Bhaker in the morning, it's now Deepak Kumar. Deepak Kumar and Ravi Kumar qualify for the final of Men's 10km Air Rifle. Deepak shot 627.2- a new Qualification record.
Badminton: Srikanth Kidambi leading at break in Game 1 vs Kean Yew Loh. (11-7)
https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982798033933877248 Weightlifting: Punam Yadav successfully lifts 122 on her third Clean & Jerk to CLAIM GOLD!
Badminton: Disappointment for Singapore. They fought brilliantly but lost out 22-20, 21-18 Badminton: Things are not going smoothly for the duo of Satwik and Ashwini as the team from Singapore are really making them sweat it out. They barely won the first game 22-20. The second game has been tough so far. Match point in the second match here.
Yet another medal for India in the offing in the Women's 69kg field. Punam Yadav lifts 118 kg on her first Clean and Jerk attempt but fails to clear 122kg on her next. She is confirmed for a Bronze. But can she do better?
Table Tennis: For now, Manika Batra draws first blood with a 9-11,11-7,11-5,11-7 vs Kelly Sibley. India 1 up. Table Tennis: A quick recap of their road respective roads to the semi-finals now. India blanked Malaysia 3-0 in the quarter-finals. England, on the other hand, conceded one singles match to Canada in the quarters before securing a 3-1 win to reach the semis Table Tennis:
Thought you were done with all India England action post hockey? Clearly not. We still have the women's team event in Table Tennis left where India are vying for a spot in the finals https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982793705449963520
Athletics: More heartbreak for Indian racewalkers https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982790235342848000
Badminton: Match 1 Mixed Doubles: Satwik Rankireddy/Ashwini Ponnappa Vs Yong Kai Terry Hee/Jia Ying Crystal Wong Match 2 Men's Singles: Srikanth Kidambi Vs Kean Yew Loh Match 3 Men's Doubles: Satwik Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty vs Yong Kai Terry Hee/Danny Bawa Chrisnanta Match 4 Women's Singles: Saina Nehwal vs Jia Min Yeo Match 5 Women's Doubles: Ashwini Ponnappa/N. Sikki REDDY Vs Ren-Ne Ong/Jia Ying Crystal Wong
https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982786577301516288 Hockey: Beautiful, beautiful game by Team India. Goals by Navneet and a successful penalty by Gurjit is what clinches the win. Absolutely amazing. FT: INDIA WINS! Conceding at 35 seconds, they have come back from behind to do it. India have won. They defeat the Olympic Champions and oh my, what a lively game. Hockey: India back with a possesion. 2 minutes left. England take off their goalie to replace her with a field player in an attempt to attack. Come On India Hockey: Wonderful clearance by India. Chance averted. India still lead 2-1
4 minutes left and England get a Penalty Corner. Hockey: 6 shots in the goal for India so far and they have converted 2. A couple of missed chances to extend their lead. 6 minutes left in the final quarter. Can we make it? Hockey: A complete different team we see here after the first half. England on the backfoot here under pressure. The desperation starting to show a little. Hockey: GOAL for India. What a moment. A penalty stroke by Gurkit and we are 1 up against the Olympic champions
Weightlifting: Fiji's Apolonia Vaivai tied on Snatch in the lead with Punam Yadav. The Clean and jerk Section should be an interesting battle between the two
Over here we have Poonam Yadav with a realistic shot at gold. 93 in the first Snatch, 95 in 2nd and 100 in the third in Women's 69 kg.
Hockey: Just loving the improvement in the Indian team in the third quarter. A 1 Goal lead is always dangerous.
  • GOAL! Fantastic from Navneet Kaur to equalise. 3 mins left in Q3.
  • CHANCE straight off in Q3 by Vandana Katariya. But fail to convert. Very good improvement by the Indian attack after Half time.
The real hero here https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982774150061158400 HT: England 1-0 England: 9 SHots on target for England. Merely 2 for India. England dominating so far and it's all India can do to hold off. Hoping for a better Second Half.
Shooting: Just joining us? Here's what went down in 10m Air Pistol apart from Manu Bhaker's early record. https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982772197801340928
Hockey: For the first time, there seems to be a little discrepancy in coordination for the Indian Women's Hockey team. Twice so far, captain Rani Rampal found herself in scoring position without the support of any of her teammates. 6 minutes left in Q2. Still down 1-0 against the World No 2, England.
Shooting: Bhaker with shots of 98, 98, 96, 96 for a combined 388 with 10 spot on shots. Wow. Heena Sidhu, on the other hand 96, 96, 93 and 96 with a combined total of 379- 6 spot on shots in the 4 rounds.
How do you like that? The youngster has an enormous task cut out for her now and the expectations just keep getting higher. No pressure, champion. https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982769164610715648 Shooting: We are done here. Manu Bhaker qualifies on top, Heena Sidhu finishes 2nd. Both qualify with extraordinary scores of 388 and 379 resepctively after 4 series of shots. Shooting: And now the top two spots are occupied by Indians. Manu Bhaker still leads after 10 top shots shots with a score of 388. Heena Sidhu moves up to second with 361 after 6 spot on Rounds of shots in the final series.
Hockey: A successful video referral by India and a mis-trap by Monica ensures that the subsequent goal is disallowed. 6 minutes left in Q1.
Shooting: How incredible for young Manu Bhaker here. She just got her World Cup debut a little over a month back and won multiple Golds straight off the mark. She is carrying on her good form and certainly, expectations are definitely high for her. Shooting: Some movement on the table. Heena Sidhu up to third after 4 shots in the fourth round. She has 264 points. Manu still leads with 311 after 9 shots in the fourth round till now. Predictably, Shooting
going well for India: Manu Bhaker leads the 10m Air Pistol Qualifications with a total of 272 after 3 rounds of shots. Heena Sidhu is on fourth.
Hockey: The unlucky start continues for India. Hardly 5 seconds in the Game vs Olympic Champions England and they are already down by a Goal.
Racewalking: Walker Manish Singh Rawat has definitely come a long way. He finishes sixth among all competitors but he will be disqualified because of IAAF's Rule 125.5. Unlucky indeed but then racewalking is such a technical sport. The other Indian, Olympian KT irfan, finishes 13th. https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982759720409743360 Good morning!. Let's begin the day with some bad news.
Another remarkable day for India at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with Satish Kumar Sivalingam winning the Gold medal in the Men's 77 kg weightlifting category and several other notable performances from the Table Tennis Men's and Women's team. Later on, India scripted its fourth Gold medal when Venkat Ragala Rahul secured a top podium finish in the Men's 85 kg Weightlifting category. Day 4 of the mega event will witness a lot of action in the shooting events, a department which promises medal hopes for the Indian contingent. Manu Bhaker and Heena Sidhu will start for India in the Women's 10m Air Pistol event. Deepak Kumar and Ravi Kumar will also participate in their respective categories along with Saniya Sheikh, Maheshwari Chauhan, Smit Singh and Sheeraj Sheikh. The other big medal hope will be India's Rakesh Patra who will be competing in the Rings finals early tomorrow morning. Remember, he had finished 4th in the qualifying rounds which puts him at par with the major names The Indian Men's hockey team will try to register their first when they take on Wales while the Women's team will face England. The Men's team split points with Pakistan in the opening game while the Women defeated Malaysia 4-1 in their last fixture. Sajan Prakash will compete in the Men's 100m Butterfly event. The Men's and Women's Basketball team are scheduled to play Scotland and New Zealand respectively. Several others will also compete in Athletics and also Cycling. https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/982468487737044993 Boxing queen M C Mary Kom will be fighting it out for a Gold medal in the Women's 45-48 kg category, while Lovlina Borgoahin will be competing in the Women's 69 kg category. The Badminton Mixed team will be eyeing no less than a podium finish when they take on Singapore in the Semi-finals. Indian paddlers will also aim similar targets when they take the court in the Women's Team event semi-finals. India is currently at the 4th position of the Medals Tally accumulating a total of 6 medals, which includes 4 Gold medals, 1 Silver medal and a Bronze! Here is how the day will pan out. [table id=17 /]
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