As expected Day 8 saw flurry of medals with the arrival of Wrestlers. All the four wrestlers won medals. Sushil Kumar created historby by winning his third consecutive Commonwealth Games Gold medal. Tejaswini added a medal in Shooting while Seema and Navjeet won twin medals in Women’s Discus Throw. Shuttlers, Paddlers and Squad players enter QF and semis stage while Women’s Hockey team lost by a solitary goal in semis.
Indians won medals in all four events of the day taking lead against other nations. Rahul Aware won the first Gold medal of Wrestling, while Sushil Kumar created historby by winning third consecutive Gold medal at CWG. Babita Kumari lost the final to settle for silver while Kiran won Bronze.
Seeman Antil and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon finished second and third behind Australian in Women’s Discus throw as India earned a Silver and Bronze medal. This was the first medal from Athletics squad.
Indians won all the matches as 9 of them entered the quarterfinals in multiple events.
Paddlers won all the matches but one where Madhurika lost in Round of 16 as Indians made a big presence in the quarterinfals and semifinals. In Women’s Singles quarterfinals Manika Batra won while Mouma Das lost. Indians have assured a medal in Women’s Doubles that will have the medal events on Day 9.
Mixed Doubles pair of Dipika/Sourav entered the semifinals, while Joshna/Harinder lost. Vikram / Ramit entered Quarterfinals in Men’s Doubles.
Indian Women’s Hockey team fought hard but were unlucky to lose the semifinals by a solitary goal against the hosts, Australia. They will now play for Bronze on 14th April.