After Mary Kom and Gaurav Solanki won gold medals in their respective categories, Vikas Krishnan won the third gold of the day for India as he beat Cameroon’s Dieudonne Wilfried 5-0 in the final of the 75 kg category. This was India’s first CWG gold in the middleweight boxing category.
Vikas Krishnan was participating in the 75 kg category and was up against Dieudonne Wilfried of Cameroon in the final bout. After starting off slowly, the 26-year-old Indian increased the intensity as he fought brilliantly and won 5-0. Vikas became the first-ever men's boxer to win a gold at both the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games.
It took India’s gold medal tally to 25 on the 10th day of the Commonwealth Games.