This was one medal missing from her collection and the five-time World champion, multiple-time Asian champion and the 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist was all smiles as she collected the gold, waving at her supporters and acknowledging their support with a namaste.
Giving the Indian contingent a bright start on Day 10 in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia, boxing icon MC Mary Kom created history and clinched her first gold medal in women's 45-48 kg at Gold Coast.
Botswana triumphed in a thrilling men's 4x400-metre relay, while Jamaica were the victors in the women's event. Australia had won gold at four of the last five Commonwealth Games since Kuala Lumpur in 1998.
Indian table tennis player Sharath Achanta was beaten 4-0 by Nigeria's Quadri Aruna in the men's singles semifinal and said that the noisy spectators at the Oxenford Studios had thrown him off his game. "This is such a special group of players and sharing it with them is incredible". "We are so disappointed, we did not expect this will be the result of this tour", Manpreet said.
"If I am still super-fit in another year I will try", she added of another tilt at a maiden Olympic gold.More news: Khloe Kardashian Spared No Expense for Baby Nursery, Source Says
Hinch and her team-mates, who had lost 2-1 to India in the group stage, had won silver at the previous Games in Glasgow in 2014.
Namibia's Jonas Jonas, who won gold in the men's 64kg boxing bout after beating Canada's Thomas Blumenfeld, said a call from his mother in the morning had inspired him to victory.
"I had a friendly match with her". With this win, Mary Kom has become the first Indian woman to win a boxing gold at Commonwealth Games 2018, pointed out Akshay Kumar while lauding her on Twitter.
India's women's hockey team turned in an embarrassing performance in the bronze medal round against England and was thrashed 6-0.
"I'm just lucky that I've had the chance to play at these Games and no-one will be cheering louder for the English team than me". Lake missed at 1.95 m and had two tries at 1.97 but missed both.