Published: Mon, April 16, 2018
Sport | By Wendy Sparks

Commonwealth Games Day 10 wrap: Australia's teams take the spoils

Commonwealth Games Day 10 wrap: Australia's teams take the spoils

From the boxing ring to the shooting range to the athletics arena, it was India shining on the penultimate day of the 21st Commonwealth Games where the country claimed its biggest single-day haul of the ongoing edition, ensnaring eight gold medals across five disciplines.

"They are clearly fighters, that's what you have on your hands with England".

The team's coach since 2015, Tracey Neville, said the win was a "dream come true". "The girls have worked so hard over the last global phase".

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"She came forward strong, I didn't think she landed the cleaner shots", Robertson said.

They beat favourites Australia to secure the greatest result in their history and win their first Commonwealth Games gold medal.

Australia took 10 medals on day 10 to easily lead the table heading into the final day of action with 75 gold, 54 silver and 57 bronze ahead of England with 42 gold. "Winning goal in a Commonwealth Games".

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Patterson is studying architecture at the University of Queensland to have a full life after her swimming which has benefits every day for the left side of her body affected by cerebral palsy.

But they came back and, with the scores at 51-51 with 20 seconds remaining, England took the final centre pass of the game.

WA boxer Caitlin Parker, of Gosnells, took silver after losing to Wales' Lauren Price 4-1 in the gold medal bout of the women's 75kg class.

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This was the first time since netball was introduced at the 1998 Games that the final did not feature both Australia and New Zealand.

Wood drained two long-range efforts towards the end of the third quarter to seize the momentum and put Australia up 38-36, with the Sunshine Coast product playing a vital role in attack in the last term.

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