newswrestling7 days ago

CWG 2018 | Sumit secures Gold medal in Men’s 125 kg category

Indian Wrestlers continued to dominate in Gold Coast as the latest medal came from the 125 kg category when wrestler Sumit beat Tayab Raza of Pakistan to add to the medal tally in Australia. Sumit got a walk-over in the first and last bout against Claude Mbianga and Sinivie Boltic respectively.
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newswrestling8 days ago

CWG 2018 | Mausam Khatri wins silver in men's 97 kg freestyle

In the men’s category of 97 kg, Mausam Khatri reached the final but had to settle for the silver medal he was completely outplayed by South Africa's Martin Erasmus in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. It was India’s 10th silver medal in this Commonwealth Games and 39th medal overall.
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newswrestling8 days ago

CWG 2018 | 19-year old Divya Kakran bags Bronze Medal in the Women's Freestyle 68 kg

It was another successful day for Indian wrestling as 19-year old Divya Kakran ended her first outing at the Commonwealth Games with a Bronze medal in the Women's Freestyle 68 kg. Kakran added to an already impressive medal tally to make it seven in the sport of wrestling since yesterday.
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newswrestling8 days ago

CWG 2018 | Indian wrestler Pooja Dhanda settles for Silver in the Women's Freestyle 57 kg

India bagged their sixth medal in wrestling at the 2018 Gold Coast CWG courtesy as female wrestler Pooja Dhanda bagged the Silver medal in the Women's Freestyle 57 kg today. Dhanda beat Emily Schaefer, Ana Moceyawa, Joseph Tiako, and Odunayo Adekuoroye to win the SIlver in the event.
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newswrestling8 days ago

CWG 2018 | Bajrang Punia bags Gold medal in the Men's Freestyle 65 kg category

After Sushil Kumar and Rahul Aware struck Gold yesterday, Haryana-born Bajrang Punia followed suit as he bagged a Gold in the Men's Freestyle 65 kg category. This is India’s fifth medal in wrestling at the 2018 CWG with Pooja Dhanda, Masuam Khatri, and Divya Kakran in line for medals too.
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newswrestling9 days ago

CWG 2018 | Kiran defeats Katouskia Pariadhaven to win 76kg bronze medal

India finished on all the three podiums in wrestling event as Kiran defeated Mauritius’ Katouskia Pariadhaven 5-0 to win the Women’s 76kg bronze medal event. Earlier, India’s Rahul Aware won the gold in 57 kg gold event, while Babita Kumari won silver in Women’s 53kg Nordic Final.
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newswrestling9 days ago

CWG 2018 | Sushil Kumar smashes Johannes Botha in a flash to win third Wrestling Gold medal

Indian Wrestler Sushil Kumar defeated South African Johannes Botha in the final bout of the  Men's Freestyle 74 kg category to add to India’s impressive medal tally at the 2018 CWG. Previously, Kumar defeated Jevon Balfour, Mohammad Butt, Connor Evans to ultimately beat Botha in the final match.
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newswrestling9 days ago

CWG 2018 | Babita Kumari wins silver in Women’s Freestyle 53 kg Nordic

Babita Kumari lost to Canada’s Diana Weicker in the Freestyle 53 kg Nordic silver medal match as she went down 5-2 in the final bout. Previously, Babita had to beat the likes of Nigeria’s Bose Samuel, Sri Lanka’s Deepika Dilhani and Carissa Holland to set the fifth and final match against Weicker.
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newswrestling9 days ago

CWG 2018 | Rahul Aware wins gold in Men’s 57kg freestyle wrestling

It turned out to be a good day for the Indian wrestlers at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as Babita Kumari's silver was followed by Rahul Aware securing a gold medal in the 57kg freestyle event. This is the 2011 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships gold medalist’s first gold medal at the Games.
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newswrestling22 days ago

CWG 2018: Indian wrestler Sushil kumar’s name not included in the 74 kg entry list

Wrestler Sushil Kumar’s name has not been included in the final entry list for the sport of wrestling in the Men’s freestyle 74 kg category on the Gold Coast CWG official website (www.gc2018.com). WFI and IOA authorities are working with Contingent staff members in Gold Coast to sort things out.
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