Medals For India; PV Sindhu Faces Saina Nehwal In Badminton Final At The Commonwealth Games


It is the 21st century and All Indian Women Players are shining over the commonwealth games singles. Indian Badminton Players are showing great game spirit in this Common Wealth Games. The badminton stars played finely on their formats of the game after winning gold in the team event. It will be all Indian final as Sindhu goes up against Saina Nehwal.


PV Sindhu In Semi-Finals

PV Sindhu

On day 10th was held the semi-finals of Badminton featuring India’s PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy in the gold coast. PV Sindhu went against Canadian Champion Michele Li and faced no trouble defeating it. The final match will be held at 4.30pm IST Sunday. India’s Men’s Doubles Players Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reached in Finals after beating a Sri Lankan Team.


Saina In Semi-Finals

Saina Nehwal

The London Olympics bronze medallist Saina, on the other hand, thrashed Canada’s Rachel Honderich with relative ease, as she dominated the contest throughout before lodging a win by a 21-8, 21-13 scoreline in quarters. Saina played after 8 years as after she won Gold in Delhi 2010, She didn’t play the 2014 match due to injuries. Srikanth entered the final with a comprehensive 21-10, 21-17 victory over England’s Rajiv Ouseph in the semi-final. Saina Nehwal had her match set up with Scotland’s Kristy Gilmour which she won 2-1.


India’s Performance In CWG 2018


Meanwhile, it’s a good time for India to Win Gold Medals on the penultimate day of the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast. Indian boxer Gaurav Solanki won gold in the 52-kg category, while shooter Sanjeev Rajput secured the first place in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event with a games record. In addition, India’s Manish Kaushik claimed the silver medal in the men’s 60 kg boxing after losing to Australia’s Harry Garside in the final bout. India’s medal tally has risen to 47, with 20 gold, 13 silver, and 14 bronze.

Srikanth, the recently crowned World No. 1, played it smooth and experienced no trouble defeating his Singaporean opponent Zin Rei Ryan 21-15, 21-12 at the Carrara Sports Arena in quarters. He will run for the gold medal against Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei on Sunday. Earlier in the day, boxer Mary Kom won gold in women’s boxing in the 45-48 kg category at the Commonwealth Games 2018.

Check out the athletes who made India proud at CWG 2018.

Vijay Alagar
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