Heena Sidhu Bags Gold Medal in 25m Pistol Event


Following the conclusion of events on Friday, Team Nigeria are now on eight gold, five silver and five bronze medals. She shot a total of 38 to take the summit spot in the podium over Galiabovitch (35) from Australia and Azahari (26) from Malaysia.

It was a fruitful day nine for Team Nigeria as they moved up to the eighth position in the medal table at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on Friday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

India, thus earned their 18th Gold medal and in the marquee tournament, while it was the first for the Indian.

In fact, such was his dominance that Bajrang won all his bouts today on Technical Superiority as none of his rivals could pose a threat to him. Bajrang Punia struck gold in the men's 65kg wrestling event while two more yellow metals were won by shooters Anish Bhanwala and Tejaswini Sawant, both of whom broke the Commonwealth Games record in the process.

Anish scored 30 points in the finals to finish two points ahead of Australia's Sergei Evglevski.

Suwaibidu Galadima, a Nigerian athlete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games has clinched another gold medal at the games, winning the men's T47 100m.