Vinesh Phogat stunned his rivals to complete a hat-trick of CWG gold medals, while Ravi Dahiya also assured his gold medal on Saturday.
Naveen (Photo Credits: File)
Naveen won India’s sixth gold medal in wrestling by defeating Pakistan’s Muhammad Sharif Tahir 9-0 in the men’s 74kg freestyle wrestling category final at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Saturday. Naveen started with victories over TSU in the 74kg category over Nigeria’s Ogbona Emmanuel John, Singapore’s Hong Yu Lu and England’s Charlie James Bowling. Pooja Sihag (76kg) is also in the race to win a bronze medal. She will face Naomi De Bruyne of Australia. In men’s freestyle 97kg, Deepak Nehra will fight for bronze. He will face Pakistan’s Tyeb Raza.
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Vinesh, Ravi won gold
Vinesh Phogat stunned his rivals to complete a hat-trick of CWG gold medals, while Ravi Dahiya also assured his gold medal on Saturday. Vinesh became the first Indian woman wrestler to win three consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medals. Tokyo Games silver medalist Ravi Dahiya also performed brilliantly in the 57kg category. He won both his matches by technical superiority against New Zealand’s Suraj Singh and Pakistan’s Asad Ali in the final.
First published: 06 Aug 2022, 11:20:10 pm
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