Commonwealth Games: Women’s wrestler Vinesh Phogat starts off with a win
Birmingham, 6 August (H.C.). Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat started her campaign with a win in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 on Saturday. Vinesh defeated Samantha Stewart of Canada in the women’s freestyle 53kg category.
Vinesh won her match in just 26 seconds. He made the match his name by dropping Samantha.
Indian wrestler Pooja Gehlot has won her first match. In the women’s 50kg category, she defeated Kristlee of Scotland 12-2. Pooja gets a walkover in the second match. The Cameroonian wrestler withdrew her name in this match and Pooja has now moved on.
At the same time, in the men’s 74 kg weight category, Naveen defeated Hong Yoo of Singapore by a margin of 13-3. With this, he has made it to the quarter-finals.