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PHOTOS: EXCITING Moments from Day 8 of 2018 CWG

April 12, 2018 18:57 IST

Double-Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar (74kg) and event debutant Rahul Aware (57kg) provided the golden touch as India snared an impressive four medals on the opening day of the 21st Commonwealth Games' wrestling competition.

Seema Punia opened India's track-and-field account with a silver, while former world champion Tejaswini Sawant's rifle shot down a silver too.

The events on Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6 and Day 7 of the Games are well-captured and here we document all the action from Day 8, in pictures...

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IMAGE: Sarah Pavan of Canada celebrates winning match point as Taliqua Clancy of Australia looks dejected in the Beach Volleyball Women's Gold Medal matchPhotograph: Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

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IMAGE:Actor Chris Hemsworth and Usain Bolt look on from the stands during athletics on Day 8Photograph: Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

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IMAGE: Kelsey Smith of New Zealand gets her stick caught on the shorts of Hollie Pearne-Webb of England during Women's Semi Final Hockey matchPhotograph: Photograph: Matt King/Getty Images

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IMAGE: Miller Pata of Vanuatu holds her son Tommy after winning the Beach Volleyball Women's Bronze Medal matchPhotograph: Photograph: Chris Hyde/Getty Images

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IMAGE: Sushil Kumar in action against South African wrestler Johannes Botha in the men's freestyle 74kg wrestling finalPhotograph: Photograph: PTI

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IMAGE: India's Arpinder Singh competes in the men's Triple Jump qualification at the Commonwealth Games on ThursdayPhotograph: Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images