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Gold for grapplers Tomar, Satyawart, Ritu Phogat at Singapore event

November 05, 2016 19:10 IST

Rio Olympian Sandeep Tomar, Amit Dhankar and Satyawart Kadian have bagged gold medals in their respective men's freestyle categories at the Commonwealth Wrestling championships in Singapore.

Sandeep TomarSandeep defeated Pakistan's Mohammad Bilal 6-0 to win the gold in men's 57kg freestyle event. Dhankar clinched the yellow metal in 70kg category.

Lucky Satyawart bagged the gold in 97kg as his opponent, Roubaljeet, pulled out of the event after suffering an injury in the final.

In female category, Ritu Phogat claimed gold after beating Priyanka in the 48kg weight division.

Reshma Mane bagged the gold in 63kg, while Lalita and Pinki emerged on top of the podium in the 55kg and 69kg respectively. In 75kg, Jyoti and Nikki bagged silver and bronze respectively.

Manu and Somali finished on first and second positions in 58kg category.


Men's Freestyle - 57kg: Sandeep Tomar (Gold); 70kg: Amit Dhankhar (Gold), Vinod (Silver); 97kg: Satyawart (Gold), Roubaljeet (Silver).

Female Wrestling - 48kg: Ritu Phogat (Gold), Priyanka (Silver); 55kg: Lalita (Gold), Diyanshi (Silver); 58kg: Mannu (Gold), Somali (Silver); 60kg: Sarita (Silver), Manish (Bronze); 63kg: Reshma (Gold), Gargi (Silver); 69kg: Pinki (Gold), Kavita (Silver); 75kg: Jyoti (Silver), Nikki (Bronze).

Greco-Roman - 66kg: Manish (Gold), Ravinder (Silver); 75kg: Gurpreet (Gold), Dinesh (Silver); 80kg: Harpreet Singh (Gold), Ravinder Khatri (Silver); 85kg: Prabhpal (Gold), Yashpal (Silver); 130kg: Naveen (Gold), Manvir (Silver).

Image: Sandeep Tomar

Photograph: World Wrestling/Twitter 

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