CWG' 2018: Sachin Chaudhary bags bronze in para power lifting

Nigeria's Abdulazeez Ibrahim won the gold with 191.9 points and the silver went to Malaysia's Yee Khie Jong who finished with 188.7 points.

Earlier in the day, seasoned campaigner Heena Sidhu bagged a gold in women's 25m air pistol event to end India's medal draught on Day 6 of the Games.

India's Sachin Chaudhary bagged a bronze in the Men's Heavyweight Para Powerlifting at the ongoing Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. The nation now stands third in the list behind Australia (128) and England (73). In 2013, the Arjuna awardee became the first Indian pistol shooter to win a gold medal at an ISSF World Cup, when she won the 10m air pistol event, while in 2014, Sidhu created the world record in the 10m air pistol event, for her final score of 203.8.

India's Farman Basha finished fifth in the men's Lightweight category of the Para Powerlifting competition.

Naman Tanwar won his contest against Frank Masoe of Samoa more easily in the Men's 91kg section.

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WOMEN'S IN SEMIS The Indian women's hockey team defeated South Africa 1-0 in their final Pool A game on Tuesday to enter the semifinals. Malaysia fought back well and equaliser in the second quarter via Faizal Saari's field goal. India managed to force seven penalty corners but could only convert two - the second being the victor from Harmanpreet in the 43rd minute. Though they lost Lalremsiami with a yellow card with 6:46 on the clock, India did well to keep the advantage until full time.

In the men's 50m Rifle Prone, Chain finished fourth with a score of 204.8 points in the final round. Gagan Narang, an 11-time CWG medalist, had reached the final with a qualification total of 617, but in the eight-man final was the second shooter to be eliminated.

Dipika Pallikal and Sourav Ghosal began their Squash Mixed Doubles sojourn with an easy win, as the pair of Satwiksairaj and Ashwini also had an easy outing in their Mixed Doubles Badminton tie. India's another mixed doubles duo Joshna Chinappa and Harinder Pal Sandhu got the better of Caroline Laing and Jacob Kelly of Cayman Islands 2-0 in Pool H match.

This was the 11 gold medal for India in this year's CWG and Heena's first individual gold in three editions of this quadrennial event.

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