Sushil Kumar & Sakshi Malik Wins Gold Medal

Two Olympic medalists Sushil Kumar and Bronze medalist in the Rio Olympics, Sakshi Malik, won gold medals in Commonwealth wrestling championships in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Sushil Kumar & Sakshi Malik Wins Gold
Sushil Kumar & Sakshi Malik Wins Gold

Sakshi Malik won gold by defeating New Zealand’s Tiihah Ford by 13-2 in a one-sided final match of 62kg category women’s freestyle event.

Sushil Kumar & Sakshi Malik wins Gold Medal
Sushil Kumar & Sakshi Malik wins Gold Medal

Sushil Kumar, who returned after three years in international wrestling, got a gold medal in the 74 kg freestyle category by catching New Zealand’s Akash Khullar. With this win, Sushil returned to the international stage in a super style.



It was Sushil  Kumar’s  first medal after winning gold in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games (2014). Pravin Rana won the bronze medal in this class and gave Indian team an opportunity to celebrate double happiness. Sushil returned with a gold medal in the senior national championship held in Indore in November in competitive wrestling. Although they were also having a dispute with three consecutive sentences. Then Rana, who gave him a walkover in the final, faced him in the semi-finals, against whom Sushil managed to win 5-4.

Earlier, Sushil defeated Jasmeet Singh Phulka of Canada in the first bout. Bronze at the Beijing Olympics and Sushil, who won silver in the London Olympics, won his medal in the name of motherland and coach.

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