Kom added another triumph in her glittering boxing career for India on Saturday as she became the 1st Indian women to take home the gold medal in boxing. Four of the judges, however, awarded Mary Kom the round by a slender 10-9 margin. Kristina was trying to do the same thing but her punch was missing.
Mary Kom struck her at will, her right hooks being especially telling. The 35-year-old used all her experience to put the outcome beyond doubt.
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The fifth time world Champion Mary Kom who has never won a medal at CWG in the past clinched Gold.
Gaurav Solanki won India's second boxing gold of the day after he defeated Northern Ireland's Brendan Irvine in the 52 kg category.
This win has taken India's medal tally to 43. Everyone knows that Mary Com has entered the Commonwealth Games for the first time.
India's boxing contingent continued its fine run in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. While Indian Badminton stars, Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy missed a place in the Badminton Women's doubles final.
More glory came at the Shooting on Friday, with Laetisha Scanlan winning Gold in the Women's Trap final, celebrating her 28 birthday in style.
On another way, Rio Olympics Bronze Medalist Sakshi Malik won her first contest in the 62 kg freestyle wrestling event.