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PHOTOS: Gold medal winners on Day 3 of the CWG

Last updated on: July 28, 2014 06:27 IST

PHOTOS: Gold medal winners on Day 3 of the CWG

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Apurvi Chandela and Rahi Sanorbat clinched a gold medal each in shooting as India continued its

good show at the 20th Commonwealth Games, winning seven medals on Saturday.

With seven more medals, India took their overall medals tally to 17 with five gold, seven silver and five bronze medals and were placed fifth on the medals table.

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Image: Gold Medalist Rahi Sarnobat of India (L) and Silver Medalist Anisa Sayyed of India (R) celebrate together at the end of the Women's 25m Pistol Shooting on Saturday
Photographs: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

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Australia grabbed eight swimming medals, including three golds, in a record-breaking session in the Commonwealth Games pool on Saturday.

Teenager Taylor McKeown, Emily Seebohm and the women's 4x200 metres freestyle team all took golds.

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Image: Gold medallist Taylor McKeown of Australia looks at her medal during the medal ceremony for the Women's 200m Breaststroke Final at Tollcross International Swimming Centre on Day 3 of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on Saturday
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Fittingly, the night ended with another record and yet more gold for Australia as they edged out Canada and England in the women's 4x200 freestyle relay.

Australia are now at top with 50 medals, including 17 golds. 

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Image: Brittany Elmslie of Australia competes in the Women's 4x200m Freestyle Relay Heat 2 at Tollcross International Swimming Centre during day three of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on Saturday
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Cyclists Annette Edmondson and Scott Sunderland won gold for Australia at the Chris Hoy Velodrome on Saturday.

The 22-year-old Edmondson claimed victory in the women’s 10km scratch race with a time of 12 minutes 53 seconds, beating compatriot Amy Cure and Wales’ Elinor Barker.

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Image: Australia's Annette Edmondson (centre) holds her gold medal with compatriot and silver medal winner Amy Cure (left) and bronze medal winner Elinor Barker of Wales after the women's 10km scratch cycling race at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday
Photographs: Andrew Winning/Reuters

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Sunderland took gold in the 1,000m time trial to retain the title he won in Delhi four years ago, while New Zealand duo Simon van Velthooven and Matthew Archibald finished second and third.

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Image: Scott Sunderland of Australia celebrates winning gold after the Men's 1000 metres Time Trial at Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome on Saturday
Photographs: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

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In the men’s 40km points track cycling race final, New Zealand’s Tom Scully won gold with 98 points ahead of Isle of Man’s Peter Kennaugh and fellow Kiwi Aaron Gate.


Image: Gold medalist Tom Scully of New Zealand (ledt) and bronze medalist Aaron Gate of New Zealand celebrate during the medal ceremony for the Men's 40km Points Race final at Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome on Saturday
Photographs: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

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