CWG 2018: Boxer MC Mary Kom takes gold on debut

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CWG 2018: Boxer MC Mary Kom takes gold on debut

35 year old boxing legend #MaryKom bags a Gold in her debut #GC2018Boxing Women's 45-48kg Final Bout at the #GC2018 #CommonwealthGames She beat #KristinaOHara of #TeamNIR by unanimous decision! She landed punches nearly at will and with tremendous speed, one of which even shook the Irish pugilist's skull to the core.

Mary Kom struck her at will, her right hooks being especially telling. She used pressure from her footwork and utilised it over Christiana.

In the second round, Mary Kom continued her own style.

Gold Coast: Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala, 15, became India's youngest ever gold medallist in the Common Wealth Games (CWG). Everyone knows that Mary Com has entered the Commonwealth Games for the first time.

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Earlier in the day, we already say - Indian sprinter Jinson Johnson created a new national record after finishing the 1500 metre track race in 3:37:86 in the Commonwealth Games 2018 here.

India will now head to the bronze medal playoff against the loser between Australia and England. While Indian Badminton stars, Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy missed a place in the Badminton Women's doubles final.

However, the Indian boxers are set to bring more medals to the country as Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik have all qualified for the finals after winning the semi-final matches of their respective categories today. Bajrang won the gold medal in the 65kg category, while Mausam Khatri (97kg) and Pooja Dhanda (57kg) won a silver each and Divya Kakran (68kg) bagged a bronze medal.

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