Sushil beats Pakistani wrestler and clinch gold in CWG 2014

Sushil beats Pakistani wrestler and clinch gold in CWG 2014Glasgow: Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar had secured a Gold Medal for India in Common Wealth Games 2014 with Shooters and wrestlers put on a stunning show as India grabbed nine medals, including three gold medals, in what was their best show so far in the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.

Sushil just took 107 minutes to clinch the gold medal in the men’s 74kg freestyle category beating Pakistan’s Qamar Abbas in one-sided affair.

Sushil secure Gold in men’s 75kg freestyle category while Amit Kumar won the Gold Medal in men’s 57kg.

Rajeev Tomar settled for the silver medal. The three gold medals also lifted India to fifth position in the medal’s standings.

Indian shooters have accounted for four Golds, nine Silvers and four Bronzes from the Glasgow Games.

However, earlier Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar failed to qualify for the finals in the same category.

Soon after, former World Champion Sandhu clinched the men’s trap bronze by defeating Australia’s two-time Olympic champion Michael Diamond in the bronze medal playoff.

The 37-year-old Sandhu, a former World No.1, beat five-time CWG gold medallist Diamond in a shoot-off after both were tied at 11 points each in the playoff, clinching India’s second medal Tuesday.

Bureau Report

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