CWG Day 10: Mary Kom on the cusp of gold

Mary Kom takes on Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in the women's 48kg final on Saturday. Fellow Indian boxers Gaurav Solanki (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (60kg) will also have a shot at gold in their respective categories.

India's Mary Kom is a favourite to win the gold medal.   -  AFP

Ace Indian pugilist Mary Kom will have a chance to clinch her first Commonwealth Games gold medal when she takes on Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in the women's 48kg final on Saturday. Fellow Indian boxers Gaurav Solanki (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (60kg) will also have a shot at gold in their respective categories.

Veteran table tennis star Sharath Kamal will face Aruna Quadri in the men's semifinal, while Sharath will join forces with G. Sathiyan in the men's doubles final in a bid to secure his second gold medal.

In the squash department, the Indian pair of Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal will be seen in the mixed doubles final.

Below is are events of Saturday featuring Indian athletes. (All timings are in IST.)

Athletics

Men’s javelin throw final: Neeraj Chopra, Vipin Kashana, 10.05 a.m.
Triple jump: Arpinder Singh 10.45 a.m.
1500m final: Jinson Johnson, 11.40 a.m.
Women’s 4 x 400m relay: 12.08 p.m.

 

Badminton

Men doubles semifinal: Satwik Rankireddy/Chirag Chandrasekhar Shetty, 6.30 a.m
Women doubles semifinal: Ashwini Ponnappa/Sikki N. Reddy, 7.15 a.m
Men’s singles semifinal: Kidambi Srikanth, 7.30 a.m., H.S. Prannoy, 8.15 a.m. Women’s singles semifinal: Saina Nehwal (8 a.m.), P.V. Sindhu, 8.30 am 
Mixed doubles semifinal: Satwik Rankireddy/Ashwini Ponnappa, 8.55 a.m.

 

Boxing
Women’s 48kg final: M.C. Mary Kom, 7.32 a.m.
Men’s 52kg final: Gaurav Solanki, 8.32 a.m.
Men's 60kg final: Manish Kaushik, 8.47 a.m.

 

Hockey
Men's bronze medal match: 2.30 p.m.

 

Squash
Women’s doubles semifinal: Joshna Chinappa/Dipika Pallikal, 7.30 a.m.
Mixed doubles final: Saurav Ghosal/Dipika Pallikal, 2.30 p.m.

 

Table tennis
Men’s singles semifinal: Sharath Achanta Kamal, 12 noon
Doubles losers final: Harmeet Desai/Sanil Shetty, 3.35 p.m.
Men's doubles final: Sharath Achanta Kamal/Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, 4.15 p.m.