CWG 2018: Mary Kom wins gold in women's 45-48 kg category

Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 9 Medals Tally, Gold Coast – live updates

Commonwealth Games 2018, Day 9 Medals Tally, Gold Coast – live updates

Indian boxing queen MC Mary Kom clinched a gold medal in the women's 48-kilogram category at the 21st Commonwealth Games now underway in Gold Coast in Australia, on Saturday.

Mother-of-three Kom, the subject of a Bollywood film in 2014, won a unanimous points decision over Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in their light-flyweight final on Australia's Gold Coast. The legendary boxer wins gold in women's 45-48kg boxing competition.

While filmmaker Shekhar Kapur said that Kom is "unstoppable", actress Priyanka Chopra, who essayed the icon in the biopic on Kom, sent her congratulations.

They trashed India 6-0 to claim the accolade and with it, bring up England's 100th medal at the Games on the Gold Coast.

Aqeel Ahmed of Scotland and Amit of India compete in the Men's 46-49kg Quarterfinal Boxing on day six of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Oxenford Studios on April 10, 2018 on the Gold Coast, Australia.

On another way, Rio Olympics Bronze Medalist Sakshi Malik won her first contest in the 62 kg freestyle wrestling event.

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The five-time Asian champion has claimed three gold medals in the last five months, starting with the Asian Championships in Vietnam. "I haven't left out anything", she signed off.

"If I am still super-fit in another year I will try", she added of another tilt at a maiden Olympic gold. It will be another four years before I can make this right.

"This is for Australia", said Wilson, who admitted he had got the idea from countryman Kelvin Kerkow's bare-chested jig of joy after winning bowls gold at the 2006 Melbourne Games. Saina will now take on the victor of PV Sindhu and Michelle Li in the final.

England, meanwhile, won two penalty corners in the 50th and 54th minutes, but on both occasions different variations couldn't help in stretching their lead by two goals.

Amid all this fine showing, there was heart-break though as Amit Panghal lost out to Galal Yafai of England in the men's 52kg which looked good to go either way.

The day's biggest dissapointment came from the field when botht the men's and women's hockey teams finished without a medal at the Commonwealth Games as they struggled to get past their English opposition.

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