Commonwealth Video games 2022: Bajrang Punia is eyeing a 3rd straight Gold medal on the Video games after placing up a dominant present within the males’s 65kg class. Deepak Punia is eyeing his first Gold whereas Mohit Grewal will battle for bronze on Friday.
CWG 2022: Wrestlers Bajrang, Deepak to struggle for Gold, Mohit loses semi-final (AP Picture)
- Bajrang Punia will battle for his 2nd successive CWG Gold
- Deepak Punia will struggle for Gold after a hard-fought semi-final win
- Mohit Grewal misplaced his males’s 125kg semi-final
It is raining medals for India in wrestling. Star wrestler Bajrang Punia is all set to gun for a second successive Commonwealth Video games gold medal as he stormed into the ultimate of the lads’s 65kg class on Friday, August 5. Younger Deepak Punia joined the senior man because the 23-year-old former World Championships silver medalist stormed into the ultimate of the lads’s 86kg class.
Nonetheless, Mohit Grewal misplaced his males’s 125kg class semi-final and can struggle for a bronze medal later within the day.
All 3 Indian male wrestlers, who have been in motion on Friday, are in medal rivalry after the ladies — Sakshi Malik (62kg) and Anshu Malik (57kg) reached the ultimate and Divya Kakran (68kg) received her repechage bout to offer herself an opportunity to win bronze medal.
Bajrang Punia didn’t break a sweat because the Gold Coast champion within the males’s 65kg class steamrolled George Ramm of England 10-0 through technical superiority (with none level scored by the opponent).
He’ll face Lashlan McNeil of Canada within the gold medal bout.
DEEPAK TO FIGHT FOR GOLD
Alternatively, Deepak Punia needed to work laborious for his semi-final win within the males’s 86kg class. Deepak Punia defeated Alexander Moore of Canada 3-1 through factors within the semi-final to progress to the Gold medal match.
Deepak will tackle Muhammad Inam of Pakistan within the gold meda match in a while Friday.
In the meantime, Mohit Grewal will battle for bronze after shedding to Amarveer Deshi of Canada 12-2. He’ll face Aaron Johnson of Jamaica within the bronze medal match.
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