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CWG 2022 Wrestling LIVE Streaming – India in CWG 2022 LIVE: Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia, Deepak Punia, Anshu Malik in final: Sakshi Malik and Mohit Grewal in semifinal: It was a fruitful first day for Indian Weiglifters at CWG 2022 as they bagged 5 medals that included 3 gold medals. Bajrang Punia  bagged the Gold medal in Men’s 65 kg Wrestling, Sakshi Malik and Deepak Punia then followed suite as they won their maiden gold in Commonwealth Games. Anshu Malik settled for Silver medal in Women’s 57 kg Wrestling.Divya Kakran and Mohit Grewal bagged Bronze medals.  Follow Commowealth Games Wrestling LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN 

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Final Results 

Bajrang Punia vs Lachlan Mcneil

Star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia clinched Gold Medal for India after winning the final against Canada’s Lachlan Mcneil in men’s 65 kg at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 at Birmingham on Friday. Punia was extremely dominant in the first period and did not let his opponent score. He finished with a 4-0 lead over McNeil at the end of the first period. But McNeil made a comeback with a strong effort and he cut down the deficit by two points to make it 2-4. Punia took the lead once again after scoring two more points. The Indian did not look back from there and won the match 9-2.

Sakshi Malik vs Ana Paula Godinez Gonzalez 

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik clinched another gold medal in wrestling of the day by defeating Ana Paula Godinez Gonzalez in the finals of women’s freestyle 62 kg category. The Canadian Gonzalez was dominating the match initially as she gained a 0-4 lead in the first period. Then in the second period, Malik scripted an entire comeback to equal the scores 4-4 and won the match via fall. The match lasted for 3 minutes and 47 seconds.

Deepak Punia vs Muhammad Inam 

Indian grappler Deepak Punia won the gold medal in the Men’s Freestyle 86kg category as he defeated Pakistan’s Muhammad Inam on Friday. Punia bagged India’s third wrestling gold at the Commonwealth Games 2022. The Indian grappler took 2-0 lead in the first period and all the pressure was on the Punia’s opponent heading into the last three minutes. In the final three minutes, he managed to hold his own and he kept his opponent at bay to walk away with the gold. The Pakistani wrestler struggled to find a way through Punia’s strong defence and went home without scoring a point.

Anshu Malik vs Odunayo Folasade Adekuoroye

Anshu Malik bagged the silver medal as she faced a 3-7 loss to Nigeria’s Adekuoroye in the gold medal game. Anshu Malik fought hard but was too defensive at the start of the fight and changed his tactics at the last minute to rebound which allowed Odunayo Folasade Adekuoroye to counterattack. Her Nigerian opponent was dominant throughout and won the match by pinning and rolling Malik out of the ring.

Divya Kakran and Mohit Grewal win Bronze 

Indian grappler Divya Kakran clinched a bronze medal in the Women’s Freestyle 68 kg. Kakran defeated Lemalie 2-0 in the bronze medal match. Kakran bagged the medal in only 26 seconds via Victory by Fall .The Indian grappler was in good form in this match. Kakran managed to hold her own and she kept her opponent at bay walking away with a bronze medal.

India’s Mohit Grewal defeated Johnson 5-0 in the bronze medal match. Grewal bagged the medal in only three minutes and 30 seconds. The Indian grappler proved to be too good for his Jamaican opponent as he managed to hold his own and kept his opponent at bay walking away with a bronze medal.

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India finished in the top spot at Wrestling in the 2018 Commonwealth Games after bagging a total of 12 medals that includes 5 gold medals, 3 silver and 4 bronze medals. Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik and Divya Kakran have all won the medals in the 2018 Games and they are all part of the Indian contingent this year as well.

India Wrestling Squad for Commonwealth Games 2022

Men’s Squad 

  • 57 kg: Ravi Kumar Dahiya
  • 65 kg: Bajrang Punia
  • 74 kg: Naveen
  • 86 kg: Deepak Punia
  • 97 kg: Deepak
  • 125 kg: Mohit Grewal

Women’s Squad 

  • 50 kg: Pooja Gehlot
  • 53 kg: Vinesh Phogat
  • 57 kg: Anshu Malik
  • 62 kg: Sakshi Malik
  • 68 kg: Divya Kakran
  • 76 kg: Pooja Sihag

Schedule for Wrestling 

All the Wrestling events will be conducted on 5th and 6th August.

Men’s Schedule 

  • 65 kg – 5th August
  • 86 kg – 5th August
  • 125 kg – 5th August
  • 57 kg – 6th August
  • 74 kg – 6th August
  • 97 kg – 6th August

Women’s Schedule 

  • 57 kg – 5th August
  • 62 kg – 5th August
  • 68 kg – 5th August
  • 50 kg – 6th August
  • 53 kg – 6th August
  • 76 kg – 6th August

Medal Contenders from India 

Men 

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Ravi Dahiya 

Ravi Dahiya is a sure shot contender for a medal. The 24-year old, who has been in terrific form since the Tokyo Olympics, where he clinched the silver medal will be making his maiden appearance at the Commonwealth Games and will look to add amedal from this tournament in his kitty. He would be playing in the 57 kg category. Dahiya missed the World Championships this year to participate in the Commonwealth Games trials. At the trials, he sailed past his opponents easily to book a spot in the uadrennial event.

Women 

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Vinesh Phogat 

Vinesh Phogat, who was expected to be one of the strong contenders for a medal at the Tokyo Olympics suffered a shock exit from the quadrennial event withou a medal and since then Phogat has not been at her best. Vinesh also faced some issues off the game as she was temporarily suspended by the Wrestling Federation after the Tokyo Games. Vinesh will now look to use the quadrennial event to get back to her best form. She won the gold last time in 50 kg catefgory and now she will b eplaying in the 53 kg category.

How to watch CWG 2022 Live Streaming in India?

The live streaming CWG 2022 will be available on Sony Sports Network and SonyLiv app.

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