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Saurav Ghosal weeps after profitable historic bronze in Commonwealth Video games 2022.© Twitter

Saurav Ghosal created historical past on Wednesday by profitable India’s first ever singles medal in squash on the Commonwealth Video games. The world quantity 15 defeated England’s James Willstrop 11-6, 11-1, 11-4 within the bronze play-off match to attain the feat. It’s value noting that Ghosal was earlier outplayed by New Zealand’s Paul Coll within the males’s singles semifinals on Tuesday. Whereas India wrote historical past with the bronze medal of Ghosal, it was the participant’s second medal within the historical past of the occasion. He had received a blended doubles silver with Dipika Pallikal within the 2018 version that passed off in Gold Coast, Australia.

Quickly after his victory on Wednesday, Ghosal was seen in tears. The participant began weeping whereas the gang behind him saved applauding him.

Watch the heart-touching second right here:

“I am very very joyful, it is a historic day for Indian squash. To have the ability to do that in opposition to a participant of this calibre could be very particular. I am joyful that in spite of everything these years I’ve been capable of win this,” Ghosal mentioned.

“This was one – a CWG singles medal – that was lacking from my assortment and I’ve performed three CWGs earlier than and to have the ability to pull by way of in my fourth try is much more particular. I needed to wait for thus lengthy,” he added.

The 35-year-old Ghosal bagged the primary recreation fairly comfortably in opposition to dwelling favorite Willstrop and prolonged his domination by profitable the second recreation by an even bigger margin to put himself inside placing distance of scripting historical past.

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He additionally received the third recreation with out a lot issue.

(With PTI inputs)

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