Wrestler Vinesh Phogat wins CWG gold

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Wrestler Sumit won a Gold medal in men's 125kg freestyle after his injured opponent in the final league match Sinivie Boltic of Nigeria withdrew.

On Saturday, after a successful day on the wrestling mat with a gold, two silver and a bronze medal, Indian wrestlers will be back in action on penultimate day of the Games in Gold Coast. Vinesh, in a magnificent performance, defeated Canada's Jessica Macdonald 13-3, thus defending her title from Glasgow.

Another loss to Aminat Adeniyi of Nigeria ended her chances of winning the gold medal.

Performing exceptionally well Indian squad grabbed 2 gold and 2 bronze medals in wrestling that raised the medal tally of India to the total of 55 medals including 24 gold, 14 silver and 17 bronze medals.

Another Indian hope Somveer also won bronze by beating Canada's Alexander Moore 7-3.

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Neeraj, who is the World Junior Record holder, threw 85.50m mark in his first attempt itself and stayed on top of the pack throughout the finals.

Neeraj Chopra won a historic Gold medal in men's javelin throw with a distance of 86.47m.

Meanwhile, in men's 125 kg freestyle category, wrestler Sumit Malik won the Gold medal.

Solanki defeated Northern Ireland's Brendan Irvine with a split decision in the final. This ensured that Vinesh would get a shot at Gold in this year's CWG to redeem herself after the disappointment she endured in Rio.

Brendan Irvine but won by a split 4:1 verdict. Boxer Gaurav Solanki won men's 52kg Gold medal.

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