• Shreyasi Singh wins gold in women's double trap
  • Ankur Mittal wins bronze in men's double trap
  • Om Mitharval wins bronze in men's 50m pistol finals; Jitu Rai suffers early exit
  • Mary Kom advances to final of 48kg women's boxing event
  • India men's hockey team beats England 4-3 in Pool B
  • Tejaswin Shankar fails to medal in high jump final
  • Hima Das falls short in women's 400m final
Mary Kom
India's Mary Kom is assured of at least a silver medal in the women's 48kg boxing eventReuters

Right, that concludes India's involvement in day seven of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Shooters have added three more medals to India's tally, keeping the country in third place on the medals table with 12 golds. Host nation Australia are now well beyond sight with 56 gold medals.


RankNationGold MedalSilver MedalBronze MedalTotal
1 Australia 56 43 45 144
2 England 25 30 21 76
3 India 12 4 8 24
4 South Africa 10 6 9 25
5 New Zealand 9 10 8 27
6 Canada 8 21 17 46
7 Scotland 7 11 14 32
8 Wales 7 8 7 22
9 Cyprus 5 0 2 7
10 Nigeria 4 4 0 8

5:18pm IST: Hima Das finishes sixth in women's 400m final

Das misses out on a medal, which would have been India's first in track and field events at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Botswana's Amantle Montsho nabs gold.

RankLaneNameReaction TimeFnTime
1 6 BOT Amantle MONTSHO 0.222 50.15 SB
2 3 JAM Anastasia LE-ROY 0.159 50.57 PB
3 5 JAM Stephenie McPHERSON 0.137 50.93
4 8 BOT Christine BOTLOGETSWE 0.222 51.17 PB
5 4 KEN Maximila IMALI 0.207 51.32
6 1 IND Hima DAS 0.154 51.32 PB
7 2 AUS Anneliese RUBIE 0.165 52.03
8 7 NGR Yinka AJAYI 0.233 52.26

5:04pm IST: Tejaswin Shankar finishes sixth in high jump final

Shankar finishes a respectable joint-sixth with Canada's Michael Mason with a highest jump of 2.24m. Brandon Starc takes gold with a jump of 2.32m.

4:41pm IST: Tejaswin Shankar fails to medal in high jump final

The 19-year-old Shankar failed to clear a jump of 2.27m in his three attempts and has fallen out of medal contention. Brandon Starc, the brother of Australia cricketer Mitchell Starc, is currently leading the pack with a jump of 2.32m.

4:37pm IST: Full-time: India 4-3 England

Amazing scenes. First England retake the lead through Sam Ward, but their advantage does not last long as Varun Kumar converts a penalty corner to tie the scores at 3-3 with less than two minutes left on the clock. Mandeep Singh then scores his second of the game in the final seconds to win it for India!

4:21pm IST: India 2-2 England

Drama! England equalize through Liam Ansell. As it stands, India are second in Pool B due to their inferior goal difference compared to leaders England.

4:17pm IST: India 2-1 England

India's men's hockey team have taken the lead through Rupinder Pal Singh in the fourth quarter. Remember, victory for India will give them top spot in Pool B and a favorable draw in the semi-finals.

4:10pm IST: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran through to round of 16 in men's singles table tennis

Gnanasekaran beat Pakistan's Muhammad Rameez 4-0 in the round of 32.

3:54pm IST: India 1-1 England

India have leveled through Manpreet Singh in the third quarter after David Condon gave England the lead in the second quarter.

David Condon
David Condon put England 1-0 up against India in the second quarterGetty Images

3:39pm IST: Manish Kaushik wins men's 60kg boxing quarter-final

Kaushik beat England's Calum French on a unanimous points decision to move into the semi-finals, which assures him of at least a bronze medal.

3:04pm IST: India men's hockey team set for final Pool B clash against England

India are already through to the semi-finals but must beat England to finish top of Pool B and avoid Australia in the last-four stage. India's results so far:

  • India 2-2 Pakistan
  • India 4-3 Wales
  • India 2-1 Malaysia

2:39pm IST: Mouma Das through to round of 16 in table tennis women's singles

Das beat Mauritius's Elodie Ho Wan Kau 4-0 to join Madhurika Patkar, who earlier triumphed over Trinidad and Tobago's Rheann Chung, in the round of 16.

2:15pm IST: Pinki Rani loses boxing women's 51kg quarter-final bout

Rani lost on a tight points decision to England's Lisa Whiteside, with the five judges scoring the bout 29-28 28-29 28-29 28-29 29-28.

More positive news for India elsewhere, with PV Sindhu and Gadde Ruthvika sealing progress to the round of 16 of the badminton women's singles event by clinching comfortable wins over Fiji's Andra Whiteside and Ghana's Grace Atipaka, respectively.

1:48pm IST: Joshna Chinappa/Dipika Pallikal Karthik secure squash women's doubles win

Chinappa and Karthik saw off Malta duo Dianne Kellas and Colette Sultana 11-5 11-6, making it three wins out of three in Pool C. The Indian pair had already qualified for the quarter-final stage.

1:40pm IST: Kidambi Srikanth through to round of 16 in badminton men's singles

Medal hopeful Srikanth, who will soon become the first Indian to be ranked world number one in badminton men's singles, triumphed 21-13 21-10 over Aatish Lubah to seal passage to the round of 16.

1:06pm IST: Saina Nehwal through to round of 16 in badminton women's singles

World number 12 Nehwal beat South African Elsie de Villiers 21-3 21-1 in just 18 minutes in the round of 32. Kidambi Srikanth will face Mauritius's Aatish Lubah in the men's round of 32 next.

Saina Nehwal
Saina Nehwal is through to the round of 16 of badminton women's singlesGetty Images

12:27am IST: Sathiyan Gnanasekaran/Manika Batra win table tennis mixed doubles round of 32 clash

Another win for India in table tennis mixed doubles. Gnanasekaran and Batra overcome Malaysia's Leong Chee Feng and Ho Ying 3-0.

12:19am IST: Sanil Shankar Shetty/Madhurika Patkar win table tennis mixed doubles round of 32 clash

Shetty and Patkar wrapped up a 3-0 victory over Sri Lanka pair Buwaneka Jayasingha Mudiyanselage and Erandi Warusawithana at the Oxenford Studios.

India President Ram Nath Kovind has congratulated Shreyasi Singh for winning gold in the women's double trap event. Singh won India's 12th gold medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in dramatic fashion earlier today.

11:45am IST: Ankur Mittal wins bronze in men's double trap

Mittal came third behind Scotland's David McMath and Isle of Man's Tim Kneale. India's Ashab Mohd finished fourth.

10:59am IST: Vikas Krishan wins men's 75kg boxing quarter-final bout

Krishan won a unanimous decision against Zambia's Benny Muziyo to advance to the semi-finals and guarantee at least a bronze medal.

What's coming up

All times in IST.

  • 11:15am: Men's double trap finals - Ankur Mittal and Ashab Mohd
  • 12:00pm: Table tennis mixed doubles round of 32 - Sathiyan Gnanasekaran/Manika Batra & Sanil Shankar Shetty/Madhurika Patkar
  • 1:30pm: Squash women's doubles Pool C - Joshna Chinappa/Dipika Pallikal Karthik
  • 2:02pm: Boxing women's 51kg quarter-final - Pinki Rani
  • 3:00pm: Men's hockey Pool B - India vs England
  • 3:17pm: Boxing men's 60kg quarter-final - Manish Kaushik
  • 3:35pm: Men's high jump final - Tejaswin Shankar
  • 5:15pm: Athletics women's 400m final - Hima Das

10:39am IST: India's Shreyasi Singh wins gold in women's double trap

Singh, who won the silver medal in the double trap event in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, beat Australia's Emma Cox in a dramatic shoot-off to secure India's 12th gold in the 2018 event.

1 1167 IND Shreyasi SINGH 24 25 22 25 96 +2
2 1011 AUS Emma COX 23 28 27 18 96 +1
3 1292 SCO Linda PEARSON 24 25 18 20 87
Shreyasi Singh
Shreyasi Singh won gold in the women's double trap event after a dramatic shoot-offGetty Images

Hello and welcome to International Business Times, India's coverage of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Here is a recap of India's exploits on day seven of the games so far:

Indian boxer Mary Kom cruised into the final of the 48kg women's boxing event by scoring a unanimous points victory over Sri Lanka's Anusha Dilrushi Koddithuwakku. The 2012 Olympic bronze medalist will face Wales's Kristina O'Hara in the gold medal bout.

Om Mitharval netted India a bronze medal in the men's 50m pistol finals, with defending champion Jitu Rai suffering a disappointing early elimination.

Later in the day, India's men's hockey team will take on England in their final group match, with the winner grabbing top spot in Pool B and potentially avoiding Australia in the semi-finals.

Also today, Tejaswin Shankar will have a chance to become the first Indian to win a Commonwealth Games medal in high jump, while Hima Das will compete in the final of the women's 400m athletics event.