Priyanka Goswami on Saturday won a silver medal in the 10,000 meters walking event of the Commonwealth Games here. Goswami clocked a personal best of 43:38.83 to finish second behind Australia's Jemima Montag (42:34.30). Kenya's Emily Wamusi Ngi (43:50.86) won the bronze medal.
Priyanka Goswami becomes first Indian to win a medal in walking
Priyanka Goswami became the first Indian female athlete to win a medal in walking. By doing this he has created history. Harminder Singh became the first Indian to win a bronze medal in the 20 km walk at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
Other players of India disappointed
Another Indian Bhawna Jat finished eighth and last with a personal best time of 47:14.13.
28 medals in India's account
With Priyanka Goswami winning the silver medal, the total number of medals in India's account has increased to 28. In which India won 9 gold, 10 silver and 9 bronze medals.
Two silver medals in India's account so far on the 9th day
By the time the news was written in India's account on the 9th day of the Commonwealth Games, two silver medals had arrived. In which Priyanka Goswami won the silver medal in 10000 walks, while Avinash Mukund Sable of India won the silver medal in the men's 3000m steeplechase final.