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CWG 2022: This time I just wanted to win gold, says wrestler Sakshi Malik | Commonwealth Games 2022 News

BIRMINGHAM: After claiming the gold medal within the Commonwealth Games 2022, wrestler Sakshi Malik stated that she received emotional when the nationwide anthem performed on the medal ceremony.
Sakshi defeated Ana Godinez Gonzalez of Canada within the remaining of the ladies’s freestyle 62 kg class on Friday.
“This time I just wanted to win gold. I gave my best and I am very happy. I got emotional when the national anthem was played after my win,” Sakshi instructed ANI.

Talking concerning the match, the Canadian Gonzalez was dominating initially as she took a 4-0 lead within the first interval. Then within the second interval, Sakshi scripted an epic comeback to equal the scores at 4-4 after which pinned her opponent to win by fall. The match lasted for 3 minutes and 47 seconds.
Sakshi had entered the ultimate by defeating Berthe Etane Ngolle of Cameroon 10-0 to win on technical superiority.
In the quarterfinal, the 2016 Olympics bronze medallist from India defeated Kelsey Barnes of England 10-0.