Rajeev Tomar wins a silver medal after he qualified for the finals of the 125 kg men’s wrestling by defeating New Zealand’s Marcus Carney 11-1. It could have been a 4 times gold night for India in the wrestling category with India winning three gold medals already.
Sushil Kumar won another gold for India as he beat Pakistan’s Qamar Abbas in the men’s 74 kg wrestling event. Sushil Kumar was adjudged winner with victory by fall. In the very first period he took it 8-0.
It is raining great performances from the Indian wrestlers as Amit Kumar won a gold in the finals of the men’s 57 kg wrestling event. He defeated Pakistan’s Azhar Hussain to enter the finals where he faced Ebikweminomo Welson from Nigeria in the gold medal match.
Earlier in the day, Rajeev Tomar showed sheer brilliance against New Zealand’s Marcus to enter finals of the 125 kg wrestling category. Sushil Kumar with his win assured a medal for India as he faced Pakistan’s Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in the final for the gold medal in 74 kg category.