Canada finished second, almost four seconds behind.
"It was beyond my wildest dreams", Cate Campbell said. "Obviously it hasn't worked out and it's something I have to live with for the rest of my life", the dejected world No.13 Ghosal said after the loss.
For the home crowd, the best was saved until last as Australia's relay quartet stormed to gold to maintain their stranglehold of the event at the Commonwealth Games.
India were defeated 2-3 by lowly Wales on the first day of the women's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.
Under a mostly clear night sky at the open-air stadium, Ruck held off a fast-charging Ariarne Titmus of Australia in the 200-meter freestyle.
Minutes later, Poonam Rani celebrated a goal with her team as she thought she had added a third goal for her team, but referee later adjudged the ball to have touched the thigh of the Forward player.
Australia and New Zealand will battle it out for the gold medal in the event. "I think that's important to realize. I don't think I've quite come down yet".
Poster girl Sally Pearson dealt Australian hopes a first big blow when she pulled out of the Games, the Olympic gold medallist suffering from an Achilles tendon injury. "Ten thousand people cheering for you is pretty unreal".
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Van der Zwaan, who told the court he was sorry for his actions, also was sentenced to two months of supervised release by U.S. Prosecutors have alleged that Manafort and Gates used an offshore account to secretly pay $4 million for the report .
Aimee Willmott set the tone for what proved to be a golden evening for the English squad as she banished her Glasgow 2014 demons by topping the podium in the women's 400m individual medley.
At first, things didn't seem easy for Gururaja as he failed to lift the weight of 138 kg in the first two attempts. Last Commonwealth Games I set a target and I met the target.
"I know I have a lot of fans who were wanting to watch me race".
Miley wasn't upset with the silver.
Along with Nile Wilson, Courtney Tulloch, James Hall and Dominick Cunningham, Max won gold in the men's gymnastics team event.
PROUD OUT: World champion Proud was disqualified from the 50-meter butterfly after winning his morning swim in the preliminaries.
England finished Thursday with six gold and 12 medals overall, and Australia had five gold and 15 in total.