WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dec 18, 2017, 01.48 AM
Shortly after double Olympic medalist, Sushil Kumar clinched a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg, South Africa on Sunday, Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik bagged a gold medal by defeating New Zealand's Tayla Tuahine Ford in the 62kg women's freestyle category.
India had already secured nine gold, seven silver and four bronze medals on the second day of the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Geeta Phogat also secured a gold medal at the event in her international comeback after two years.
After Two years comeback an International tournament And I Won Gold Medal ??In Commonwealth Championship ???? 2017 i’m very thankful to all of you for your blessings and wishes ???? pic.twitter.com/3DhYeK7H80
Sushil Kumar beat New Zealand's Akash Khullar's in the men's 74-kilogram freestyle category.
It’s a very proud and emotional moment for me as I have returned to the mat on international level after a gap of 3years. I want to dedicate this Gold medal won in #Commonwealthwrestlingchampionship at #SouthAfrica to my guru and to my Nation. JaiHind????