Commonwealth Wrestling Championships at Johannesburg has been completely dominated by Indians as all their 20 participants won a medal. They have won 19 of the 20 Gold medals at stake in Greco-Roman and Women’s Wrestling events. The only event where Nigerian went ahead of them, they won Silver and Bronze. Overall, 15th Dec saw complete sweep in Greco-Roman with 10 Gold and 10 Silver medals and 16th Dec had 9 Gold, 7 Silver and 3 Bronze in Women’s Wrestling. Today, Men’s Freestyle event will take place. India has fielded 20 wrestlers in each category. Check results.
Greco-Roman Winners from India on Day 1: Dec 15
Gold medal winners
55 kg. Rajender Kumar, 60 kg. Manish, 63 kg. Vikas, 67 kg. Anil Kumar, 72 kg. Aditya Kundu, 77 kg. Gurpreet, 82 kg. Harpreet, 87 kg. Sunil, 97 kg. Hardeep, 130 kg. Naveen.
55 kg. Naveen, 60 kg. Gyanender, 63 kg. Gaurav Sharma, 67 kg. Manish, 72 kg. Kuldeep Malik, 77 kg. Manjeet, 82 kg. Amarnath, 87 kg. Prabhpal Singh, 97 kg.Sumit, 130 kg. Sonu.
Women’s Wrestling: 9 Gold, 7 Silver, 3 Bronze
50 Kg Gold Ritu, Silver Nirmala Devi
53 Kg Gold Seema, Silver Pinki
55 Kg Gold Vinesh Phogat, Silver Manisha
57 Kg Gold Pooja Dhanda, Silver Sangeeta
59 Kg Gold Geeta, Silver Ravita
62 Kg Gold Sakshi Malik, Bronze Pooja Tomar
65 Kg Gold Ritu, Silver Gargi Yadav
68 Kg Gold Divya Kakran, Bronze Monia
72 Kg Gold Kiran, Bronze Manu Tomar
76 Kg Gold for Nigeria, Silver for Pooja, Bronze for Kavita