Segun Abiodun lost the first match 3-1 (4-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-9) to Sharath Achanta while Toriola also suffered a 3-1 (10-12, 11-3, 11-3, 11-4) defeat to Sathiyan Gnanasekaran in match 2.
India had earlier achieved a silver medal when they entered the final after beating Singapore 3-2. This is where0Achanta picked the pace and Three back to back win - 11-5, 11-4, 11-9 - gave India a crucial lead over Nigeria. "Without their support, it would not have been possible for me to win gold".
The women shooters also did India proud as Mehuli and Apurvi bagged silver and bronze respectively in the women's 10m Air Rifle event. With 11 Gold, 4 Silver and 5 Bronze so far, India are now third in the overall ranking (20). In the Clean and Jerk category, he started with a failed attempt of 207kg but in the second attempt the Indian player managed to lift the same weight.
From the second game onwards, 48th-ranked Kamal was his usual self, unleashing forehand drives on either side of the table.
Nishino takes charge of Japan
The straight-talking Halilhodzic was also reported to have ruffled feathers in the dressing room with his no-nonsense approach. The Japanese qualified for the finals for the first time in 1998 and have been present at the World Cup ever since.
"We were tired as we only rested 40 minutes before the commencement of the final against India". Sathiyan then teamed up with Harmeet Desai to beat Abiodun and Olajide Omotayo 11-8, 11-5, 11-3 to complete a memorable win. They beat Wales 4-3 in the second game and finally on Tuesday, they beat Malaysia to qualify for the semi-final. She took up the sport at four after watching her two elder siblings play the game.
"I thank God for finishing the race, because it was not easy", she said.
"Hearty Congratulations to Indian Badminton team for winning three Gold Medals at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, today".
Gold Coast: Debutants Gaurav Solanki (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (60kg) advanced to the quarter-finals, continuing Indian boxers' fine preliminary run at the CWG here.