Wrestler Vinesh wins CWG gold

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Vinesh Phogat defeated Canada's Jessica MacDonald in the 50 kg category to win India's first gold in the women's wrestling at CWG. Claude Mbianga (Cameroon) got hurt in the first round and Sumit's wins over Jarvis Korey (Canada) and Tayab Raza (Pakistan) ensured him a place in the final.

With India already crossing their Gold medal tally of the 2014 Glasgow games, fans can certainly be excited heading into the final two days of the games. Somveer won bronze by 7-3 in 86kg freestyle to settle for the bronze medal after defeating Australia's Jayden Lawrence 7-0 for a victory by fall in the repechage.

Although Jarvis picked up three more points in the second period, it did not prove to be enough.

Sumit Malik win the gold medal in 125 Kg Freestyles. Sumit was scheduled to face Sinivie Boltic of Nigeria, but Boltic gave Sumit a walkover. But the Nigerian staged a strong comeback by picking up four points in the second round. Vinesh had taken a 10-0 lead by the middle of the first round.

Amit Panghal clinches silver medal in the men's 49kg event after he loses to England's Galal Yafai in the final.

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Earlier, Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik went down to Aminat Adeniyi of Nigeria 3-6 in a nervous bout to end her golden dreams.

Kaur, a local favorite, was swept away by a dominant display by Phogat as she comfortably won the bout by a score of 10-0 on technical superiority.

A hard earned 6-5 win over New Zealand's Tayla Ford saw her finish with the bronze.

"I had a bad second bout because I thought I was winning till the last few seconds but then I lost and it destroyed my composure, I could never recover from that", she said referring to her defeat at the hands of Canadian Michelle Fazzari, the final scoreline read 8-11.

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