CWG 2018: Wrestler Babita Kumari Phogat wins Silver medal in Women’s Freestyle 53 kg Nordic

CWG 2018: Wrestler Babita Kumari Phogat wins Silver medal in Women’s Freestyle 53 kg Nordic
Written by Abhishek Lohia

Babita Kumari has won the Silver medal in women’s freestyle 53 kg (Nordic System) final. However, She could not cross Canada’s wrestler Diana Wicker and lost the game by 2-5. Babita Kumari Phogat lost this match by 2-5. Babita won the gold medal in the 2010 Delhi Games in Silver and Glasgow in 2014. Now in wrestling Rahul eyes a look at Avare and Sushil Kumar, who will be in the final. Kiran will fight for Bronze. On the 8th day of the Commonwealth Games, after the glorious start of Indian wrestlers, shooter Tejaswini Sawant gave the day’s first medal. She won a silver medal in women’s 50m rifle prone event. Tejaswini finished second with 618.9, while Martina Lindsey of Singapore managed to score a record 621.0 points. The Scottish Cyanide (618.1) won the Bronze. In the same event, Anjum Mogadil of India (602.2) ranked number 16.

Babita appeared weak against Diana’s technique in the Finals. Diana has already secured a score while making pressure on the Indian wrestler. Subsequently, Babita took two points while making her hold on Diana, but the judges here gave Diana two points an then she made a lead of 3-2. In the third bout, Babita took the opportunity to catch her opponent’s foot and try to reverse her, but here Diana wrested Babita with two more points and finally got the gold medal from 5-2, and Babita had to be satisfied with the silver medal.

In her Silver Medal campaign on Thursday, Babita made a place in the final by defeating Deepika Dilhani of Sri Lanka and Carissa Holland of Australia. In the final, she lost to Diana Weaker by 2-5. Indian top wrestler Sushil Kumar has made his place into the freestyle 74kg final. In the semi-finals, he beat Connor Evans of Australia 4-0. On the other hand, India’s Rahul Aware won a Gold medal in the final of the 57-kg freestyle category.

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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