Dec 19, 1 year ago

Commonwealth Wrestling Championship : India won 60 Medals including 29 Golds

Commonwealth Wrestling Championship : India won 60 Medals including 29 Golds

India Won 60 medals including 29 Golds at recently held Commonwealth Wrestling Championship. It was the comeback tournament for two time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar & he didn’t disappoint at all by winning the gold medal in men’s 74 kilogram freestyle category .

A 60-member Indian wrestling team participated in the tournament, including Sushil Kumar,Vinesh Phogat Geeta phogat and Sakshi Malik .

Full Results : Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

On the First day of Championship India wipe the Greco roman category by winning 10 gold medals and as many silver . 55 kg. Rajender Kumar, 60 kg. Manish, 63 kg. Gaurav Sharma, 67 kg. MANISH, 72 kg. Aditya Kundu, 77 kg. Gurpreet, 82 kg. Harpreet, 87 kg. Sunil, 97 kg. Hardeep, 130 kg. Naveen won Gold medal .

Sakshi Malik wrestling
India’s won nine gold, seven silver and four bronze medals on the second day .Geeta Phogat made her Golden Comback after after 1 year, beside her Olympics Medalist Sakshi Malik , Asian Champion Vinesh phogat , Kiran (72 kg), Divya Kakran (68 kg) Seema (53) , Ritu Phogat (50) , Pooja DHANDA (57 Kg) and Ritu Malik (65 kg) also won Gold . 76 kg was the only Event where Indian Failed to win Gold medal , as Dressman (NGR) best Both Indian Kavita and Pooja .

Commonwealth Wrestling Championship

On Last Day of Championship , Sushil Kumar, returing to international wrestling after more than three years, secured a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships , He comfortably won all his 4 bout . 2 of which was by fall .Sushil retured to competitive wrestler in November at the Senior Nationals in Indore where he won a gold medal but that was amid controversy as he was given three walkovers from his fellow wrestlers .

Indian wrestling team

The other gold medals in the freestyle category for India today were Utkarsh Kale (57kg), Sharvan (61kg), Bajrang (65kg), Amit Dhankar (70kg), Jitender (79kg), Deepak (86kg), Somveer (92kg), Rubaljeet Singh (97kg) and Hitender (125kg).

It was a beautifully hosted Tournament only thing lagged is number of participants, there were very little participation in maximum categories , one of the event had only 2 participants, both Indian . There was a good scoring system and the matches of Commonwealth Wrestling Championship were sown live on Facebook .


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  1. December 20, 2017
    India has done pretty good in Commonwealth Wrestling Championship always. Hope they will carry their form in Asian Games & Olympics. Reply

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