CWG: Indian men's hockey team held by last-gasp Pakistan

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Sanjita won in the women's 53 kilogram category as the Manipuri star lifted a total of 192 kg which included a CWG record of 84 kg in the snatch and 108 kg in clean and jerk, while Lather bagged a bronze medal in the men's 69 kilogram competition. Chanu managed to lift 196-kg (86kg+110kg) in a remarkable effort. "I am probably at 90% right now", said the soft-spoken youngster.

Sanjita had won a 48kg category gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. "But I always encouraged her to continue doing what she loves", says Sanjita's mother K. Tekon Leima.

"A lot of people had doubts about whether I would win a medal again".

Gururaja wins silver: Earlier, Gururaja survived a few anxious moments after two failed attempts in clean and jerk to claim a silver medal.

The former Cardinal Newman High School student swam the anchor leg as England held off Scotland to finish second behind dominant gold-medal winners Australia.

2012 London Olympics medallist Saina Nehwal did not have to play her part in the quarterfinal match as India had already taken a match-winning 3-0 lead. Singapore and hosts Australia will meet in the other semi-final.

However, the Indians kept up the pressure as they went on to win the remaining two ties of the rubber as well, when Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Chandraskhar Shetty prevailed over Patrick Machugh and Adam Hall (21-16, 21-19) and Pranaav Chopra and Sikki N. Reddy shut out Marting Campbell and Julie Macpherson (21-17, 21-15).

Another Indian, Rakesh Patra will be seen in action in men's rings finals on Sunday.

The men's and women's hockey teams also failed to shine when the men's squad lost 0-7 to England while the women's team were beaten 1-4 by India.

Lewis Clareburt claimed New Zealand's first swimming medal in stunning fashion at the Commonwealth Games.

Table Tennis: The table tennis players also got past their initial hurdles rather easily with the women's team event defeating Sri Lanka 3-0.



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