Indian women win three gold in Commonwealth Wrestling



Indian women win three gold in Commonwealth Wrestling Jalandhar: India continued their impressive performance on the second day of the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship with their women competitors fetching 11 medals including three gold at the PAP Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.

Indian women won three gold, four silver and four bronze with Babita Kumari (51 Kg), Geeta (55 Kg) and Alka Tomar (59 Kg) bagging the yellow metal.

The other four gold medals in the fray were shared between Cameroon and Canada.

Indian women also won the overall team championship gold.

Indian men had yesterday won six gold, four silver and three bronze in Greco-Roman competition.

The winners:

48 kg: Gold: R Mwambro (CMR); Silver Nirmala Devi (IND); Bronze: Leeuw Brumilda (SA) and Neha Rathi (IND)

51 kg: Gold: Babita Kumari (IND); Silver: Madi Mpho (SA); Bronze: Robertson Donna (SCL) and Ford Diana (CAN)

55 kg: Gold: Geeta (IND); Silver: Nirmala Devi (IND); Bronze: Clason Jayne (SCL) and Bensted Emily (AUS)

59 kg: Gold: Alka Tomar (IND); Silver: Rajni (IND); Bronze: Salmon Louisa (ENG) and Barker Jazmyne (CAN)

63 kg: Gold: Bouchard Justine (CAN); Silver: Anita (IND); Bronze: Navjot Kaur (IND) and Geringer Zumicke (SA)

67 kg: Gold: Buydens Megan (CAN); Silver: Mcmanus Ashlea (SCL); Bronze: Suman Kundu (IND) and Babita (IND)

72 kg: Gold: Ali Annabella Laure (CMR); Silver: Coetzee Sonja (SA); Bronze: Wiebe Erica (CAN) and Anmol (IND).

PTI