India’s wrestler Naveen Kumar thrashed Pakistan’s Mohammad Sharif Tahir 9-0 within the males’s 74kg closing to win the nation’s twelfth gold medal on the Commonwealth Video games 2022 in Birmingham on Saturday. Naveen drew the primary blood within the first spherical with a takedown transfer. With this he took two factors lead nonetheless, he additionally made an unsuccessful try for a reversal transfer. Pakistani wrestler ran to the passivity to kill the transfer. Within the remaining time of the primary half, each the wrestlers performed on their defence.
twelfth gold medal, sixth in wrestling.. Naveen Kumar successful moments..#Wrestling #naveenkumar #CommonwealthGames2022 pic.twitter.com/giW1T75iLo
— Nishant Rana (@nishantranaCRM) August 6, 2022
Within the second half, the Indian wrestler introduced his A sport to the desk. Naveen earned eight factors by takedown. Tarif was additionally penalised for passivity, stretching Naveen’s result in 9-0. The rest of the half noticed Tarif avoiding a defeat by technical superiority.
Yet one more gold…
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— Abhishek Shukla (@Abhishe40207354) August 6, 2022
Making his CWG debut at Birmingham 2022, the 19-year-old Naveen, an under-23 world champion, gained three of his bouts by technical superiority and fell only a level in need of making it 4 within the closing. Naveen, who missed the Tokyo Olympics qualifiers after testing constructive for COVID-19, began the gold medal match, with goal. The Indian appeared to have the sting over Tahir when it comes to velocity and used it to his benefit to open the scoring with a two-point takedown.
Shortly after, Naveen virtually acquired his 20-year-old opponent in place for a ‘wheelbarrow’ however Tahir did properly to flee the maintain. Main 2-0 heading into the second interval, the match was extensive open. Nevertheless, the Indian grappler quickly modified that as he caught maintain of Tahir’s chest and rolled him 3 times to go 9-0 up. It was sport administration from the Indian from there on as he eased by the remaining jiffy to safe his gold.
Earlier, Naveen appeared to have the chances stacked in opposition to him with four-time African champion Ogbonna Emmanuel John of Nigeria drawn as his first opponent within the qualifying spherical. However, he broke just a little sweat and beat the Nigerian by way of technical superiority. Singapore’s Hong Yeow Lou, within the quarters, suffered an analogous destiny and so did England’s Charlie Bowling, a bronze medallist from Gold Coast 2018, within the semi-finals because the Indian wrestler stormed into the ultimate. Ogbonna Emmanuel John and Canada’s Jasmit Singh Phulka gained the bronze medals within the division.