India at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow: Day 6
The sixth day of the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow saw India win an impressive haul of 10 medals, which included four in Wrestling, five in Shooting and one in Weightlifting. India are currently placed sixth in the standings table, where they have won 10 gold medals and in total won 36 medals so far.
Out of all the athletes, it was the Indian wrestlers, which brought India
ultimate glory on the sixth day. Sushil Kumar did not disappoint his fans, as he won the gold medal, along with other two wrestlers Amit Kumar and Vinesh Phogat who came up with a brilliant display to win gold in their respective event. But, Rajeev Tomar was left disappointed as he failed to win gold and had to be satisfied with a silver.
It was yet another good day for shooters in the competition, where one of the top shooters from India, Gagan Narang won a bronze medal and Sanjeev Rajput won a silver medal in the 50m Rifle three positions. In the 25m rapid fire pistol shooting, Harpreet Singh won a silver medal, while another Indian Vijay Kumar crashed from the competition, whcih was a big surprise, as the shooter had won silver in the 2012 London Olympic Games. Manavjit Singh Sandhu also won a silver medal in shooting.
India's weightlifter Chandrakant Mali with his sheer strength, put a great performance to win a bronze medal in the 94 kg category. The Indian contingent is expected to win a number of medals on Day 7 as well, especially with a number of Indians participating in various events.