CWG Day 9: 21 gold medals at stake, all eyes on Narang, men's hockey team
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): With 21 gold medals at stake on the ninth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, all eyes will be on ace shooter Gagan Narang and the Indian men's hockey team, who will lock horns with the unbeaten England team for a berth in the final.
Today's win is important for the hockey team as it will assure them a maiden place in the gold medal match since hockey's introduction in the Games in 1998 Kuala Lumpur edition.
Apart from hockey, India will be resting its hopes on Narang, who has already won four gold medals so far in the 2010 Games. Narang will represent India in Men's Pairs 50 m Rifle Prone event along with Hariom Singh.
Tejaswini Sawant, who bagged a bronze on Monday, will also shoot for gold in the Women's Singles 50 m Rifle Prone event along with Meena Kumari.
Samresh Jung will also be in action along with Chandrashekar Kumar Chaudhary in the Men's Pairs 25 m Standard Pistol event.
Indian shuttlers, who have been impressive so far in the 2010 Games, will be playing in their respective semi-finals. Chetan Anand, Jwala Gutta, V Diju, P Kashyap and Saina Nehwal would be hoping to book berths in the finals of their respective events.
Out of the 21 gold medals on offer today, nine are in athletics and four are in shooting. (ANI)
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