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Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 Update: India 2ND In Standings At The End Of Day 3

Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010

Source: cwgdelhi2010.org

Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 Update

After a decent show on Day 1 of Commonwealth Games 2010, India had 2 consecutive sensational days as they won one Gold medal after another, and currently stand 2nd in the Medals tally with 11 Gold, just behind Australia and comfortably ahead of 3rd placed England who are at 6 Gold medals. Let us have a brief recap of Day 2 and 3 and congratulate all those who made India proud:

Day 2: 5th October

It was a day when India put up their second best performance on a single day ever at Commonwealth Games, winning 5 Gold Medals and 2 Silver Medals.

Gold Medals

  • Gagan Narang and Abhinav Bindra in Shooting Pairs 10m Air Rifle Men.
  • Anisha Sayyed and Rahi Sarnobat in Shooting Pairs 25m Pistol Women
  • Sanjay KR in 74kg Greco-Roman Wrestling.
  • Ravinder Singh in 60kg Greco-Roman Wrestling.
  • Anil Kumar in 96kg Greco-Roman Wrestling.

Silver Medals

  • Omkar Singh and Deepak Sharma in Shooting Pairs 50m Piston Men.
  • Tejaswini Sawant and Lajjakumari Gauswami in Shooting Pairs 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women.

Day 3: 6th October

India broke their own record from day 2 and won 6 Gold Medals, 4 Silver and 3 Bronze Medals to consolidate their position at No 2 in Medals Tally.

Gold Medals

  • Gagan Narang in Shooting Singles 10m Air Rifle Men.
  • Omkar Singh in Shooting Singles 50m Pistol Men.
  • Anisa Sayyed in Shooting Singles 25m Pistol Women.
  • Chanu Bala Renu Yumnam in Weightlifting 58kg Women.
  • Rajinder Kumar in 55kg Greco-Roman Wrestling.
  • Ravi Kumar in Weightlifting 69kg Men.

Silver Medals

  • Abhinav Bindra in Shooting Singles 10m Air Rifle Men.
  • Asher Noria and Ronjan Sodhi in Shooting Pairs Double Trap Men.
  • Rahi Sarnobat in Shooting Singles 25m Pistol Women.
  • Manoj Kumar in 84kg Wrestling Men

The Bronze medals also came in Shooting, Wrestling and one came historically in para-swimming thanks to Prasanta Karmakar in 50m freestyle event.

India also made good progress in Tennis, Badminton, Boxing and Archery while they struggled in Netball, Women’s Hockey and Gymnastics. The medal hopes from now on would continue to depend on Shooting, Wrestling, apart from hopes in Tennis, Badminton and Boxing.

If the Indian players perform to their potential, then there is no reason why India can’t fulfill their dream of finishing 2nd in the final Medal standings come the 14th October. Let us all hope India keeps up the good the start to the Commonwealth Games and maintain their lead at 2nd position right till the end…

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