Commonwealth Games: Indian wrestler Naveen received the gold medal in the boys’s 74Kg freestyle wrestling class at Birmingham 2022.
Commonwealth Games 2022: India wrestler Naveen strikes gold in Birmingham (SAI Portray)
- Naveen received the gold medal in the boys’s 74Kg freestyle
- Naveen defeated Pakistan’s Muhammad Sharif Tahir in the relaxation
- This used to be India’s sixth gold in wrestling on the Commonwealth Games
Naveen clinched India’s sixth gold in wrestling after beating Pakistan’s Muhammad Sharif Tahir 9-0 in the relaxation of the boys’s 74kg freestyle wrestling class on the continuing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Saturday.
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Naveen (74kg) started with TSU wins over Nigeria’s Ogbonna Emmanuel John, Singapore’s Hong Yeow Lou and England’s Charlie James Bowling. Pooja Sihag (76kg) is moreover in contention to fetch bronze. She is determined to conflict with Australia’s Naomi de Bruine. In the boys’s freestyle 97kg, Deepak Nehra will battle for bronze. He’ll conflict with Pakistan’s Tayab Raza.
VINESH, RAVI WIN GOLD
Vinesh Phogat pounced on her rivals to discontinue a hat-trick of CWG gold medals, whereas Ravi Dahiya too went unchallenged in his gold-winning expose on Saturday.
Vinesh grew to change into the principle Indian lady wrestler to fetch three consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medals. In what used to be expected to be a tricky opener towards world championship bronze medallist Samantha Leigh Stewart, Vinesh decreased it to a no contest and done it in a mere 36 seconds.
With handiest four wrestlers in the females’s 53kg draw, Vinesh now desired to beat Sri Lanka’s Chamodya Keshani Maduravlage Don and he or she did it current, winning ‘by drop’ to clinch her third successive gold.
Tokyo Games silver medallist Ravi used to be moreover too ethical for the 57kg area. He received both his bouts — towards Suraj Singh of Recent Zealand and Pakistan’s Asad Ali — by technical superiority en path to the relaxation.
In the relaxation, Nigeria’s Ebikewenimo Welson showed the intent to battle, but on the stage at which Ravi wrestles, it used to be a tricky job. Ravi foiled a staunch leg attack and on the following attempt of the Nigerian, he scored on a counter-attack, effecting a fetch-down cross with ease.
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