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CWG 2022: Bajrang Punia luggage India’s first gold medal in Wrestling

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Bajrang Punia received gold medal for India beating Canada’s Lachlan McNeil within the 65 kg class Wrestling remaining on the Commonwealth Video games (CWG) 2022 on Friday (August 5) in Birmingham. The Indian wrestler stormed into the ultimate with a formidable win within the semifinal (10-0) and proper from the beginning of the occasion, he was unstoppable beating any opponent coming his approach. Notably, Bajrang took a cushty 4-0 lead after Spherical 1 within the remaining.

Together with Bajrang, there have been three extra wrestlers preventing for gold on Friday as Anshu Malik took on Odunayo Folasade Adekuoroye in Ladies’s Freestyle 57kg remaining. The Nigeria wrestler bought the higher of Anshu who was making her debut within the Video games and Odunayo accomplished her hattrick of Gold on the CWG. The Nigeria wrestler bought the higher of Anshu who was making her debut within the Video games and Odunayo accomplished her hattrick of Gold on the CWG. (CWG 2022: Anshu Malik settles for Silver after defeat towards Nigeria’s Folasade Adekuoroye)

This was Bajrang’s third Commonwealth Video games medal. Earlier, he had received silver in his debut on the CWG in 2014 after which gold 4 years in the past in Gold Price.


1st GOLD medal of the day of us 
Wrestling: Bajrang Punia wins Gold medal (65kg) after beating Lachlan McNeil 9-2 in Last.
 Bajrang did it in type: Gained 1st 2 bouts by pinning opponents & Semis bout 10-0.
 Its 2nd consecutive CWG Gold medal for Bajrang. #CWG2020 pic.twitter.com/lfgrM8Hjtr
— India_AllSports (@India_AllSports) August 5, 2022

Punia completed with a 4-0 lead over McNeil on the finish of the primary interval. footer advertisements However McNeil made a comeback with a robust effort and he minimize down the deficit by two factors to make it 2-4. Punia took the lead as soon as once more after scoring two extra factors. The Indian didn’t look again from there and received the match 9-2. Punia reached the ultimate after defeating George Ramm of England within the semi-final. He defeated his English opponent 10-0.

He had reached the semi-final of the boys’s freestyle 65 kg class after defeating Jean Guyliane Joris Bandou of Mauritius within the quarter-final. Bajrang was at his best within the match as he gained a 6-0 win by fall. The match lasted for only one minute. Commonwealth Video games began from July 28 in Birmingham and can go on until August 8. (With ANI inputs)

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