Commonwealth Games 2018 – Day 5: Highlights and Medal Standing

Rank

Country

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

1

Australia

39

33

34

106

2

England

22

25

16

63

3

India

10

4

5

19

4

New Zealand

8

9

6

23

5

South Africa

8

5

5

18

 

Complete Medal Standing 

Highlights:

·        England’s Gymnast Nile Wilson successfully managed to win his fifth medal at the commonwealth games after he had already secured overall gold in the Gymnasticsevent.

·        Pakistan secured its second bronze medal in the 105kg category as Nooh Dastagir managed to lift a total weight of 395 kg to win a bronze medal in the Weightliftingcategory.

·        New Zealand’s Webster remains the champion in the 100m Sprint event as he successfully defended his title.

·        Caitlin Parker, an Australian boxer handed England’s favorite Natasha Gala a stunning loss in the 75kg Boxing event.

·        India showed exceptional skill as they claimed a Gold medal in the Mixed Team Event Gold Medal Match in the Badminton event.

·        South African athletes Akani Simbine and Henricho Bruntjies dominated the 100m Athletics event as they won the Men’s 100m Final by winning Gold and Silver respectively.

·        The Lawn Bowls event was won by Australia as they continued to rank on the top of the medal table.

·        India’s Jitu Rai dominated the 10m Air Pistol Finals as he won a Gold medal for his country.

·        In the Squash event England’s James Willstrop won the match against New Zealand’s Paul Coll to claim Gold for his country.

·        Australia dominated the Swimming events as they won 4 Gold medals followed by South Africa whose athletes won 3 Gold medals in the event.

·        India dominated the Table tennis matches as they won Gold in the Men’s semi-final and Men’s Team Gold medal match.

·        South Africa and New Zealand broke into the top 5 after their athletes managed to dominate most of the events today.

 

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