Sushil strikes Gold as India sweep Commonwealth Wrestling

Last Updated: Sunday, December 20, 2009 - 21:29

Jalandhar: Olympic bronze medallist wrestler
Sushil Kumar led the charge as India made a clean sweep of the
men`s freestyle competition by winning all seven gold medals
on offer on the concluding day of the Commonwealth Wrestling
Championships here today.

Apart from the seven gold, Indians also won three silver
and four bronze medals. Sushil won the yellow metal in 66 kg
category while compatriot Amit Dhanker won a bronze.

India also bagged gold in the freestyle team event.

India dominated the championships with a rich a haul of
medals. They won six gold, four silver and three bronze on the
first day on Friday. Yesterday, India won three gold, four
silver and four bronze.
Today`s Results: 55 kg: Gold: Vinod Kumar (IND); Silver:
Anil Kumar (IND); Bronze: Palani Aso (CAN), Ali Bashrat (PAK)

60 kg: Gold: Rahul Mann (IND); Silver: Virdi Balraj
(CAN); Bronze: Etko Viorel (SCL), Rajneesh (IND)

66 kg: Gold: Sushil Kumar (IND); Silver: Barnes Heinrich
(RSA); Bronze: Amit Dhanker (IND), Mohd. Salman (PAK)

74 kg: Gold: Narsingh Yadav (IND); Silver: Sumit (IND);
Bronze: Ali Muhammad (PAK), Ermakovich Kotsya (AUS)

84 kg: Gold: Rambir (IND); Silver: Yosefi Masoud (SCL);
Bronze: Manjot Sandhu (CAN), Naresh Kumar (IND)

96 kg: Gold: Mausam Khatri (IND); Silver: Mohd. Omar
(PAK); Bronze: Nfoukau Elvis (CMR), Anil Mann (IND)

120 kg: Gold: Rajiv Tomar (IND); Silver: Joginder Kumar
(IND); Bronze: Arjun Bhullar (CAN), Imran Ali (PAK).

PTI



First Published: Sunday, December 20, 2009 - 21:29

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