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Twitter reacts to 'disappointing' Commonwealth Games closing ceremony

16 April 2018

With two gold, one silver and one bronze medal, many would say that Batra is the discovery of the Games.

That was cyclist Katie Archibald's reaction when she claimed individual pursuit gold in what would prove to be Scotland's most successful away Commonwealth Games.

The CGF were keen to emphasise a greater diversity of medal winners with 43 nations taking at least one and the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Cook Islands, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands all winning their first.

"They're actually wrecking a tradition that is so important and part of the Commonwealth Games".

Later Satish lost to Englands European Championships silver-medallist Frazer Clarke in his final clash to end with a silver medal.

Para-athlete Suwaibidu Galadima led from the start to finish to win gold in the men's the men's T47 100m final with a time of 11.04s. An aggressive Solanki defeated Northern Ireland's Brendan Irvine, and won 4-1 on account of a split decision.

The 2018 Commonwealth Games came to and with dramatic victories in Netball and Rugby against this year's hosts, Australia.

On a balmy Friday evening, 35,000 fans had packed into the Carrara Stadium to watch Caster Semenya seal the middle distance double and New Zealander Valerie Adams attempt to win a fourth successive shot put gold. Krishnan defeated Cameroon's Wilfried Dieudonne 5-0 in the men's 75 kg category.

The total 24 medals won was 12 also short of the 36 medals bagged at the last edition of the games where Team Nigeria won 11 gold, 11 silver and 14 bronze medals.

Chinese FM urges 'new future' for China-Japan ties
Wang, who will be in Tokyo until Tuesday, will also take part in the fourth China-Japan High-level Economic Dialogue. China has demonstrated its significant influence over its reclusive ally with Xi hosting Kim and his wife in Beijing.

The 26-year-old carried on the momentum into the CWG to get his maiden gold medal, after beating Cameroon's Dieudonne Ntsengue.

The country's first Junior Olympics medallist and Commonwealth Weightlifting champion past year, the youngster from Stuartpuram, Andhra Pradesh, lived up to his potential to win gold in the 85-kg category.

"I'm not going to let anything even slightly taint what was an incredible day".

Tom Daley and Daniel Goodfellow won gold for England in the men's 10-metre platform synchro with 405.81 points. The other Indian shooter, Chain Singh, finished fifth after a score of 419.1.

It was, nearly inevitably, set by the Australian team, who put behind them their disappointing 2017 world championships by winning 28 swimming gold medals and 73 overall, well ahead of England's nine (24). The lone Gold came in women's singles Badminton, in which star shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehal were pitted against each other in the final. Ponnappa and Reddy defeated Australians Setyana Mapasa and Gronya Somerville.

CWG's host Australia is still on top of the medal tally, with 74 golds and 186 medals in total.

Here is a list of all the 66 medals that India won in Gold Coast.

Kidambi Srikanth will also feature in the men's singles.

In Men's doubles also, Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty claimed a Silver losing to English pair of Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge.

Twitter reacts to 'disappointing' Commonwealth Games closing ceremony