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CWG 2022: Wrestler Pooja Gehlot wins bronze in women’s 50kg

Commonwealth Games 2022: Indian wrestler Pooja Gehlot wins bronze in women’s 50kg at Commonwealth Games, information company PTI reported. The Indian grappler received the bronze medal in the Women’s Freestyle 50 kg class in the continued Commonwealth Games 2022 and he or she reportedly defeated Christine Lemofack Letchidjio of Scotland on the Coventry Arena Wrestling Mat B on Saturday, information company ANI reported.

Pooja Gehlot received the bronze medal match 12-2 and received on the idea of technical superiority. The match lasted three minutes and forty-nine seconds. The Indian grappler took 10-2 lead in the primary interval and the stress was on her s opponent. Gehlot was in good type in the match. She managed to carry her personal and he or she stored her opponent at bay to stroll away with the bronze, the ANI report stated.

Earlier in the day, the Indian wrestler made it to the semifinal of the women’s freestyle 76 kg class after defeating New Zealand’s Michelle Montague in the quarterfinal on the CWG 2022. She received the match by 5-3 on foundation of factors scored over the opponent. The New Zealander tried to place up an excellent battle however was not adequate to earn additional progress. Sihag can be in motion shortly in the semifinal, then again, Vinesh Phogat continued her successful methods, in accordance with ANI report.

Meanwhile, she defeated Mercy Bolafunoluwa Adekuoroye of Nigeria 6-0 in her Nordic spherical match. She received on foundation of factors scored over the opponent. Earlier at present, Vinesh Phogat made a successful begin to her Commonwealth Games 2022 marketing campaign with a win over Canada’s Samantha Stewart in her women’s freestyle 53 kg category- Nordic spherical. Phogat’s match lasted for simply 36 seconds. She received the match by way of fall by 2-0. Stewart couldn’t even handle a minute price of in-mat time as she was toppled by the Indian shortly, the ANI report stated.

Notably, Pooja Gehlot made an incredible begin to her CWG 2022 marketing campaign. She received the primary match of her nordic spherical towards Rebecca Ndolo Muambo of Cameroon by forfeit. She didn’t even must step contained in the mat as her opponent forfeited the bout. Gehlot later went on to win her second match towards Scotland’s Christelle Lemofack Letchidjio, the ANI report stated.

(With inputs from ANI, PTI)

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