Indian women’s Table Tennis team clinches its first-ever gold at 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2018
Published: April 11, 2018
Indian women’s Table Tennis team has created history by clinching their first-ever Gold medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia. Indian paddlers Manika Batra, Madhurika Patkar and Mouma Das won the final tie 3-1 against Singapore’s Tianwei Feng, Yihan Zhou and Mengyu Yu. Manika Batra led Table tennis team’s victory was historic as Singapore had never lost since 2002. Apart from this, Indian men’s table tennis team led by Sharath Kamal defeated Nigeria 3-0 in the final event to clinch gold at the Commonwealth Games for the first time since 2006. With this, India joined England to bag second-most table tennis gold medals (5) at CWG. This is the first time that India have won both men’s and women’s TT team events at a single CWG edition.
Topics: Batra • Commonwealth Games • Feng Tianwei • Madhurika Patkar • Manika • Manika Batra • Mouma Das • Sharath Kamal • Table tennis at the 2010 Commonwealth Games • Table tennis at the 2018 Commonwealth Games • Zhou Yihan