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Three more gold for India at Commonwealth games

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Manu Bhaker, Mary Kom and Punam Yadava brought three more gold to India’s medal tally at the Commonwealth games.
In table tennis, Manu Bhaker (16) delivered a record-shattering shooting gold medal and the table tennis team shocked fancied defending champions Singapore to clinch the top honours for the first time in the event.

In Boxing, MC Mary Kom (35) advancing to the medal rounds in what is her first and probably last appearance at the Games.
In the weightlifting arena of the Carrara Sports and Leisure Center, Punam Yadav (69kg) pulled off a personal best of 222kg (110kg+122kg) to improve the bronze she had won in the 2014 edition to add another gold to India’s haul.

And in the evening, the women’s table tennis team of Manika Batra, Madhurika Patkar and Mouma Das did what was not at all expected of them, beat defending champions Singapore 3-1 for a historic maiden gold.
Finally, India held on to their fourth position in the medals tally, having claimed seven gold, two silver and three bronze medals so far.

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