CWG 2018: India clinches two gold medals in wrestling

CWG 2018: Shreyashi Singh Wins Gold Medal In Women's Double Trap

CWG 2018: Shreyashi Singh Wins Gold Medal In Women's Double Trap

Shreyasi edged out Emma Cox of Australia in a shoot-off to win the title after both shooters had finished the final round on 96 points each.

Another women's wrestler Kiran, who was competing in the 76 kg category, added to the Indian medals tally by bagging bronze after she outclassed Katouskia Pariadhaven of Mauritius 10-0 and won the bout by technical superiority.

After winning the Gold Medal in Common Wealth Games 2018 held at Gold Cost Australia, wrestler Sushil Kumar has dedicated his victory to the children killed in a bus accident in Himachal Pradesh. India occupies the third position on the table, with 24 medals in the bag, as the victorious athletes move forward to the next leg of the competition. "In 2014, I won the silver and I was really upset that I couldn't win the gold but now, also I was trailing, but when I got the opportunity to fight more and fight harder in the shoot off, I was really happy about that, and I gave it 100 per cent", Shreyasi said. "I am satisfied with the intensity I put in but obviously I could not get the result I wanted".

At day seven Shreyasi dominated the very strong 10-member field to earn her second double trap medal after she won silver in the same event four years in Glasgow CWG.


But the jubilation in the Pakistan camp did not last long as Aware pulled off a takedown before managing an ankle hold and to roll Bilal over several times for a 10-4 lead. Anjum Moudgil, the other Indian to reach the women's 50m rifle prone finals, finished 16th with a total score of 602.2.

"I think my weakness today was my attack". While Sushil and Rahul bagged top honours in Men's 74 kg and 57 kg bouts respectively, Babita and Kiran earned silver and bronze, respectively, as India capped off a brilliant day in wrestling with four medals. Babita lost 2-1 to Canada's rival Diana Weicker in the 53kg class women's wrestling gold medal match. Ruthvika beat Singapore's Jia Min Yeo 21-10, 21-23, 21-10 and next faces Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour.

Three-time World championship medallist Sindhu will meet Wendy Chen Hsuan-yu in the next round, while Saina's challenger will be Jessica Li of the Isle of Man. In the mixed doubles quarters, Satwik will pair with Ashwini Ponnappa to play Goh and Shevon Lai.

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