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Vinesh Phogat wins 50kg gold; Sakshi Malik bags bronze

Vinesh Phogat wins 50kg gold; Sakshi Malik bags bronze

Rahul Aware and Bajrang Punia also won gold medals in Men's Freestyle 57 kg and Men's Freestyle 65 kg respectively.

Vinesh defeated Canada's Jessica Macdonald with a 13-3 scoreline as she defended her title that she won in Glasgow. Vinesh defeated Australia's Rupinder Kaur and Nigeria's Miesinnei Genesis to stay unbeaten in her weight division. She bagged an Asian championships silver, her fourth successive medal in the continental event, before taking the top honour in 50kg here this year.

Performing exceptionally well Indian squad grabbed 2 gold and 2 bronze medals in wrestling that raised the medal tally of India to the total of 55 medals including 24 gold, 14 silver and 17 bronze medals. This is consecutive gold medal for Vinesh in Commonwealth Games after winning it four years ago in 48kg category in Glasgow.

Vinesh Phogat is Haryanvi wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat's niece, and cousins of wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari - both of them won gold in the 55 kilogram category in the Commonwealth Games.

Malik stayed unbeaten throughout the tournament. defeating Cameroon's Claude Kouamen Mbianga, Canada's Korey Jarvis and Pakistan's Tayab Raza without any discomfort. All these players take the gold medal count to 25.

The Indian hockey teams, men's and women's, had an ordinary show in their bronze medal matches against England.


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