Gold Coast, April 14: Wrestler Sakshi Malik earned bronze in 62 kg Freestlye wrestling category while Sumit clinched the 22nd gold for India in the 125 kg freestyle wrestling category at the Commonwealth Games 2018 here on Saturday.Also Read - Wrestling: Sushil Kumar And Yogeshwar Dutt Olympic Medals Motivated me, Says Sakshi Malik
Sakshi defeated Tayla Ford from New Zealand 6-5. Ford took the initial two point, grounding Sakshi. But Sakshi came from behind to make it 2-2 and continued to ease past her counter-part to grab the brozne. Also Read - Why Sakshi Malik And Mirabai Chanu Have Applied For Arjuna Award Despite Already Receiving Khel Ratna?
Meanwhile, Sumit earned the gold as his opponent Sinivie Boltic from Nigeria opted out from the summit clash, which in favour earned India the walkover. Also Read - Wrestling: Sakshi Malik Fails to Make Cut For Tokyo Olympics 2020, Loses to Young Sonam Malik by Fall