Commonwealth Games 2022: The strong performance of Indian players continues in the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Friday as well. So far, India’s weightlifters, boxers and badminton players have performed amazingly. Now Indian wrestlers have also started showing their mettle. Many wrestlers of India have reached the final of the Commonwealth Games together.
Indian wrestlers amazing
Many veteran wrestlers of India have traveled to the finals. Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia, Deepak Poonia and Anshu Malik have reached the finals. With this, 4 more medals have been confirmed in India in a few hours. Rio Olympics bronze medalist Sakshi Malik has made it to the final of the Commonwealth Games and now the whole country is expected to win a gold medal from her. Let us tell you that Sakshi will win an international medal after a long time because now at least her silver medal has been confirmed.
Bajrang-Deepak also confirmed medals
Commonwealth Games star wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Deepak Poonia assured medals for India by reaching the finals in the men’s section here on Friday. Defending champion Bajrang Punia easily advanced to the final with a 10-0 win over England’s George Ram in the 65kg category, where he will face Canada’s Lachlan McGill. Wrestler Deepak Poonia defeated Alexander Moore of Canada 3-1 in the freestyle 86kg to secure a place in the final. He will face Pakistan’s Mohammad Inam in the gold medal match.
Anshu Malik also in final
Anshu Malik reached the final in 57kg with a 10-0 win over Nethmi Poruthatage of Sri Lanka by technical superiority. Divya Kakran, however, lost to Nigeria’s Blessing Oboruddu by technical superiority (0-11) in the freestyle 68kg quarterfinals to challenge her in repeshes. Mohit Grewal defeated Alexios Kaoslidis of Cyprus to reach the semi-finals of the 125kg freestyle but lost 2-12 to Amarveer Dhesi of Canada to take on Jamaica’s Aaron Johnson in a bronze medal bout in repechage.
Bajrang Olympic bronze medalist Mauritius’ Jean-Gulienne defeated Joris Bandou in just a minute to reach the semi-finals. It took them less than two minutes to reach the quarterfinals. He registered an easy win in the opening round by knocking down Nauru’s Lowe Bingham. Bajrang took a minute to understand his opponent and then suddenly ended the match by slamming Bigham from a ‘clapping’ position. Bingham did not realize this sudden bet and the Indian wrestler easily won.