first_imgOlympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik bagged gold at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg on Sunday.Sakshi defeated New Zealand’s Tayla Tuahine Ford 13-2 in the final of the 62kg women’s freestyle category to win the top prize.Got gold in commonwealth championship �?�?�??��??� South Africa �??��??� pic.twitter.com/LNTox9PF2F- Sakshi Malik (@SakshiMalik) December 17, 2017महार�? �?�?रियाँ �?�?रया�? त�? �?म �?�?न्या �??��?���??��?���??��?���???�?���??��?�� �?�?�?द�? रह�? �?र नय�?ए द�?स �?ा नाम र�?शन �?रत�? र�?�???�???�?�?�?�?�??��??� 9 golds, 7 silvers and 4 bronze medals by the women�??s team #CommonwealthWrestlingChampionships real #WomenEmpowerment pic.twitter.com/3cVDbuV5vi- Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) December 17, 2017Congratulations to u @SakshiMalik �??��??�- Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) December 17, 2017Congratulations @SakshiMalik �??��?���??��?�� https://t.co/0HdCrrWOid- Esha Gupta (@eshagupta2811) December 17, 20179 �?�?ल्ड �?र 4 ब्र�?�?�?़ �?्या �?िस�? त्य�?हार स�? �?म ह�?, तुम्ह�?�? द�?�? नयन नम ह�?।स�?�?र्ष �?नवरत् र�?ा तुमन�? , हर्षित भारत �?ा �?न �?न ह�?।@SakshiMalik @geeta_phogat pic.twitter.com/UMxIrYDiGi- Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) December 17, 2017Kudos [email protected]@[email protected][email protected][email protected]#SangeetaPhogat#BetiKhelaoMedalPao @Ra_THORe- Sashastra Seema Bal (@DGSSB) December 17, 2017Congratulations @SakshiMalik .. #champion #Gold https://t.co/c4sxvqEje4- Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) December 18, 2017Earlier, Sushil Kumar on his his return to competitive wrestling won a gold medal in the final of the men’s 74 kilogram freestyle category, beating South African favourite Johannes Petrus in the final of the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship on Sunday.Sushil dominated his South African opponent, giving him no chance to make any sort of headway in the wrestling bout, and won 8-0 quite easily. With the win he clinched his fifth title at the Commonwealth level.Sushil 2.0: The return of the king! @WrestlerSushil, many congratulations on winning the #CommonwealthWrestlingChampionships Gold! Great to have you back in action! pic.twitter.com/OHDBQdYSPF- Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) December 17, 2017#�?यहि�?द �??��??� #Commonwealthwrestlin #SouthAfrica pic.twitter.com/9YAgkzvoXC- Sushil Kumar (@WrestlerSushil) December 17, 2017″It’s a very proud and emotional moment for me as I have returned to the mat on international level after a gap of 3 years. I want to dedicate this Gold medal won in #Commonwealthwrestlingchampionship at #SouthAfrica to my guru and to my Nation. JaiHind,” Sushil, the double Olympic medallist, later wrote on his official Twitter handle along with a photo of the national flag.advertisementIt�??s a very proud and emotional moment for me as I have returned to the mat on international level after a gap of 3years. I want to dedicate this Gold medal won in #Commonwealthwrestlingchampionship at #SouthAfrica to my guru and to my Nation. JaiHind�??��??�- Sushil Kumar (@WrestlerSushil) December 17, 2017The Indians dominated most of the weight categories in the men’s freestyle with Bajrang (65kg), Jitender (79kg) and Sumit (125kg) also winning gold in their respective events.Hitender (125kg), Somveer (92kg) and Jitender (79kg) had to be content with bronze medals.The Indian women also imposed total domination in the competition, winning gold in each of the 10 weight categories.Apart from Malik, Kiran (72kg), Divya Kakran (68kg) and Ritu Malik (65kg) emerged champions in their respective categories on Sunday while Pooja (76kg) and Ravita (59kg) finished with silver medals. Kavita (76kg) and Manu Tomar (72kg) took bronze.(With inputs from IANS)last_img

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