Wrestler Ravi Dahiya received the gold medal in males’s 57kg ultimate in CWG 2022© AFP
It is yet one more hat-trick of gold medals within the sport of wrestling for India as Ravi Kumar Dahiya, Vinesh Phogat and Naveen received the yellow steel of their respective classes. Their efforts come a day after the trio of Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Deepak Punia received gold medals on Friday. The entire tally of golds from wrestling now stand at 6, probably the most from any single self-discipline at CWG 2022 for India.
Earlier, it was Pooja Gehlot, who began India’s medal rush in wrestling on Saturday as she clinched the bronze medal within the girls’s 50kg class. Pooja Sihag additionally received a bronze medal within the girls’s 76kg class. Deepak Nehra rounded the good break day for India with the third bronze of the night time as he beat Pakistan’s Tayab Raza within the males’s 97kg class.
Wrestler Ravi Dahiya received his first main gold medal as he beat Nigeria’s Ebikewenimo Welson within the ultimate of the lads’s 57kg ultimate by technical superiority on the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham. His gold was adopted by that of Vinesh Phogat who received all three of her matches within the girls’s 54kg class, to clinch the yellow steel. The winner within the class was determined by the Nordic system, whereby all rivals play towards one another in a spherical robin system, with the wrestler with most wins getting the gold. Vinesh received all three of her matches with relative ease.
This was Vinesh’s third gold medal within the Commonwealth Video games. She additionally has a World Championships bronze and a gold and bronze on the Asian Video games. This can be a massive comeback for Vinesh who suffered a serious meltdown on the Tokyo Olympics the place she was one of many high contenders for the gold medal.Naveen was equally good as he beat Pakistan’s Muhammad Sharif Tahir 9-0 within the ultimate to finish a unbelievable marketing campaign within the males’s 74kg class.
Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Ravi Kaumar Dahiya was too good for his subject. He received each his bouts — towards Suraj Singh of New Zealand and Pakistan’s Asad Ali — by technical superiority and did the identical within the ultimate as properly.
Ravi is a World Championships bronze medallist from 2019. He has additionally received three gold medals at Asian Championships.
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