History created by Chanu in weightlifting at CW Games

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"That's the only (50m) medal that I've ever won in long course", said le Clos.

"Sascoc and my team have both been very supportive and patient during the decision-making process", said Moolman-Pasio, who is seventh on the UCI world rankings.

India's women gymnasts began their campaign in the Commonwealth Games on a positive note as Pranati Nayak, Pranati Das and Aruna Reddy dished out an impressive performance. "However, with (the Pan Pacific Championships) in Tokyo in the summer, one of my favourite cities, I'm not ruling anything out". With the comprehensive win, India climbed to the top of the four-team table and ensured a place in the quarterfinals.

Her parents deemed the move as humiliation.

Rachel meanwhile, needed two attempts to clear 98 kg before lifting 100 kg in her third attempt.

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"I came down here because my training group at home consisted mainly of kids 10-plus years younger than me", Caldwell explained.

Down Under, Caldwell has trained with a Olympic-level athletes from Australia, as well as Korea and Japan.

Coach Maina said his boxers benefitted a great deal from their exposure at the India Open Boxing Tournament in Delhi in February.

Sanjita won in the women's 53 kilogram category as the Manipuri star lifted a total of 192 kg which included a CWG record of 84 kg in the snatch and 108 kg in clean and jerk, while Lather bagged a bronze medal in the men's 69 kilogram competition. Importantly, it is also the BVI's first major worldwide event since the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

"My results last summer were quite frustrating", said Caldwell.

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Her previous personal best was 194 kg which she had set during her title winning run at the World Championships past year. The event has moved forward a lot. It is definitely something I wasn't expecting.

Women's Hockey: India's hockey campaign was off to a disappointing start at the Commonwealth Games after the country's women's team went down 2-3 to Wales, trailing for most of the Group A clash.

She is one of two Kenyan players in the lawn bowls competition here with Cephas Kimwaki featuring in the men's singles.

Vasey clocked 30.60 to pip Atkinson by 0.16 seconds with defending champion Leiston Pickett taking bronze for Australia.

"Everyone at Cervelo Bigla, myself included, have been working towards specific goals during the Spring Classics and I would have had to abandon my team and my position as lead rider during those key races".

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