Nearly every medal that is there to be taken is in her kitty but M C Mary Kom says she still trains like a maniac, the latest result of the regimen being a gold on debut at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
India's medal rush continued on Day 10 as they grabbed 17 medals to take their medals tally to 59 in the ongoing Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast. Sawant won the gold medal in the women's 50m rifle 3 prone, silver in the 50m rifle prone; and Sidhu won the gold in the women's 25m pistol, silver in the 10m air pistol.
British Cycling performance director Stephen Park has hailed the performances of British cyclists at this month's Commonwealth Games with the riders set to return home with a record medal haul. In the first medal match of Day 10 on Saturday, Indian women's hockey team will compete for third finish against England at Gold Coast.
Indian paddler Manika Batra clinched a gold medal in the women's singles category.Manika outplayed Mengyu Yu of Singapore 4-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-2, 11-7) to clinch the gold medal. The 37-year old scored 156.3 in kneeling.
Weightman's compatriot Jessica Trengrove took bronze for the second Games in a row to add yet another medal to the host nation's already impressive tally. Both ace shutllers will collide against each other for glory which also means India will surely bag two medals, one silver and one gold. It was the second time in eight years that Saina won the Commonwealth Games gold again.
Otherwise, it was yet another superb show from the Indians, with at least a gold medal assured as World No.3 Sindhu will meet seasoned compatriot and World No.12 Saina in an all-Indian women's singles final on Sunday.
"Even my sports minister came to cheer me on, my country will be very proud", said Kom, who is a member of Upper House in India's Parliament.
India's Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty settled for the silver medal in badminton men's doubles after going down meekly to England's Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge.
In the evening session, Vikas, a former Asian Games gold-medallist and world bronze-medallist, pummelled Cameroon's Dieudonne Wilfried Ntsengue to claim the third gold for India. The Indian shooter, who hails from Jagadri was occupying the third spot after the kneeling stage. "I was hoping to come here and fight in the finals to get the silver or the gold, but I just wanted to get through my first match".
Manish Kaushik, the favourite for the 60 kg lost out after a split decision went in favour of Australian Harry Garside.