Placing apart the psychological and bodily struggles that pegged her again, an intimidating Vinesh Phogat pounced on her rivals to finish a hat-trick of CWG gold medals whereas Ravi Dahiya too went unchallenged in his gold-winning present, right here on Saturday.
Vinesh turned the primary Indian girl wrestler to win three consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medal.
In what was anticipated to be a tricky opener towards world championship bronze medallist Samantha Leigh Stewart, Vinesh diminished it to a no contest and completed it in mere 36 seconds.
Vinesh had the Canadian in a head lock from the place she pushed her on the mat and very quickly pinned her rival.
Even earlier than individuals might heat as much as the competition, it was throughout.
Subsequent up for the 27-year-old Vinesh was Nigeria’s Mercy Bolafunoluwa Adekuoroye, who tried to withstand a bit however quickly the Indian had her in an iron grip. Vinesh stored her in that place for greater than a minute in an impressive present of energy, profitable 6-0.
With solely 4 wrestlers within the girls’s 53kg draw, Vinesh now wanted to beat Sri Lanka’s Chamodya Keshani Maduravlage Don and he or she did it in type, profitable ‘by fall’ to clinch her third successive gold.
Vinesh has been struggling for type and health ever since her defeat on the Tokyo Video games, the place she made a shock first-round exit after coming into the sector as the recent favorite for the gold medal.
Tokyo Video games silver medallist Ravi was additionally too good for the 57kg subject. He received each his bouts — towards Suraj Singh of New Zealand and Pakistan’s Asad Ali — by technical superiority en route the ultimate.
Within the last, Nigeria’s Ebikewenimo Welson confirmed the intent to combat however the degree at which Ravi wrestles, it was a tricky activity.
Ravi foiled a proper leg assault and on subsequent attempt of the Nigerian, he scored on counter-attack, effecting a take-down transfer with ease.
Quickly he had trapped Welson in leg-lace and rolled him thrice for a 8-0 lead. Ravi accomplished the formality with one other take-down.
Additionally combating for gold is Naveen (74kg), who started with TSU wins over Nigeria’s Ogbonna Emmanuel John, Singapore’s Hong Yeow Lou and England’s Charlie James Bowling.
He’ll subsequent combat it out with Pakistan’s Tahir Muhammad Sharif.
In girls’s 50kg, Pooja Gehlot made a assured begin with a TSU win over Scotland’s Christelle Lemofack Letchidjio after which received a stroll over from Cameron’s Rebecca Ndolo Muambo to make the semifinal stage with ease.
Nonetheless, she misplaced the last-four conflict 6-9 to Canada’s Madison Bianca Parks and can now combat for bronze towards the Scottish participant. Since solely six wrestlers featured on this class, it was competed in Nordic type the place all wrestlers, divided into two teams, competed as soon as towards one another.
Pooja Sihag (76kg) can be in rivalry to win bronze. She is ready to conflict with Australia’s Naomi de Bruine.
In males’s freestyle 97kg, Deepak Nehra will combat for bronze. He’ll conflict with Pakistan’s Tayab Raza.
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