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At the 2010 Games in New Delhi, India won 101 medal, including 38 golds, while at the 2002 Manchester Games, India had a total of 69 medal, of which 30 were gold.

An aggressive Solanki defeated Northern Ireland's Brendan Irvine, and won 4-1 on account of a split decision.

Catch all the action from Day 11 of the Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia through this live blog. Five gold medals, two silver and two bronze came from weightlifting and three each came from boxing. With 17 golds, 11 silver and 14 bronze, the Indian contingent at Gold Coast have added 42 medals in their CWG medal tally and are now ranked third in the overall medal standings.

In the evening session, Vikas, a former Asian Games gold-medallist and world bronze-medallist, pummelled Cameroon's Dieudonne Wilfried Ntsengue to claim the third gold for India.

Kom said, "I am delighted to have won my first CWG medal".

Galea's performance in the final round was nothing short of impressive when he hit 36 clays and securing his first medal in the Commonwealth Games.

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Good news poured in from the TT venue of the Oxenford Studios where Manika Batra, in perhaps the form of her life, became the first woman paddler to claim a gold medal.

While Amit claimed the silver medal in the men's 49kg category losing to England's Galai Yafai, Manish got the silver metal in the men's 60kg category against Australia's Harry Garside. This time around, though, India are well past the mark in terms of gold medals with 26 already assured with badminton men's doubles yet to be ascertained. What a start for India on Day 10 at Gold Coast! From wrestler Vinesh Phogat to boxer Mary Kom, Indian athletes have made India proud at CWG 2018 yet again on Saturday.

The 20-year-old said staying relaxed was the key after he won by almost four metres from Australia's Hamish Peacock, after Kenya's ex-world champion Julius Yego failed to make the final.

Host Australia continues to lead the standings with 75 gold, 55 silver and 57 bronze medals.

- Former World Number one Saina Nehwal won the gold medal in the women's badminton singles event, thus becoming the first female Indian shuttler to win two individual badminton gold medals.

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