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Commonwealth Games 2018: Shooting 45-48kg Semifinal, MC Mary Kom fighting for medal, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 11, 2018 07:46 IST

Mary Kom is all set to get her bout against Anusha Dilrukshi Koddithuwakku after 7.30 am.

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This is it for now. We have more live action coming up. You can follow live commentary on sportskeeda.com

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The experienced boxer heads to the finals of the 45-58 Kg weight category!

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That's SILVER or GOLD guaranteed for Mary Kom!

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AAAAAANDDDDD THE WINNER IS...MARY KOM!

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Round 3 ends! Results coming up!

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Mary Kom gets a few good punches in!

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A minute to go in Semifinal 1!

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Koddithuwaku tries to attack but Mary dodges and hits a few jabs of her own.

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Both boxers seem to have increased their ferocity as the final is in touching distance. 

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Round 3 begins!

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Round 2 ends!

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Koddithuwakku tries to push Mary Kom into the corner but she gets out

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Less than a minute to go in round 2

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Koddithuwakku gets a good punch in. Mary Kom tries to counter but Koddithuwakku gets a hold of her and the boxers had to be separated

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Both opponents wary of each other's ability so far. Both opting for a very cautious approach. 

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Round 2 begins!

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Round 1 ends!

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Koddithuwakku giving good competition to Mary Kom so far

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Kom gets a good punch in

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A minute to go in round 1!

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Koddithuwakku has a slender height advantage over Mary Kom.

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Both the boxers restricted in their attack so far, waiting for the perfect opportunity

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Round 1 begins!

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Both the boxers are in the ring. Mary Kom in the blue corner while her opponent in red

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Jonathan Wolper of USA will be the match referee.

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Good morning everybody! The match between Mary Kom and Anusha Dilrukshi Koddithuwakku is about to begin. If Kom wins this rounds, it's a guaranteed Silver or Gold medal. 

00:56 (IST)11 APR 2018

After having secured a bronze medal in the women’s 45-48kg category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, star Indian boxer MC Mary Kom is all set for her semifinal bout, a victory that will secure bronze medal for her. 

Mary Kom, who has scaled to legendary status in Indian boxing over the years, now faces Anusha Dilrukshi Koddithuwakku of Sri Lanka in the semi final. 

As Day 7 of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games begins, India will be looking to continue what has been a good run in the competition so far. Next up is...who will be representing India in... 
 
Day 6 did not bring too many medals for India. However, it did bring progression as many Indian athletes find themselves in potential medal positions. 
 
India's Gagan Narang & Chain Singh qualified for the finals of the 50m Rifle Prone Men's Qualification. However, they couldn't win any medals in the Finals of the event. Annu Singh and Heena Sidhu followed suit and reached the Finals of Women's 25m Pistol, where Heena Sidhu claimed Gold. This was the only gold medal for India on the Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games 2018. 
 
Meanwhile, the Indian Men's Hockey team confirmed their spot in the Semifinals beating Malaysia in their pool & reaching the top of the table with 7 points. Indian Women's Hockey Team also won beating the Women's Hockey team from South Africa 1-0. 
 
Sachin Chaudhary won many Indian hearts by winning the Bronze medal in Para Powerlifting. 
 
Five Indian boxers were on display on Day 6 in Boxing Quarterfinals and all five of them booked their place in the Semis in their respective weight category. 
 
India will be hoping Day 7 is just as successful as the previous game days. 

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