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Wrestler Aware wins gold at CWG

IANS  |  Gold Coast (Australia) 

Indian Aware won gold in the men's 57 kilogram category at the 21st (CWG) here on Thursday.

Aware overpowered of 15-7 in the final.

The Indian was dominant right from the start, pulling off three two-points moves in the first round.

Although the Canadian showed excellent technical prowess with a four-point move, it was enough to prevent Aware from taking a two-point lead into the break.

The showed his true class in the second round. He had increased his lead by one point in the initial stages before the Canadian scored three points to reduce the gap.

Aware however, made an ankle hold to execute the classic 'fitlay' move which saw rack up eight consecutive points.

That gave him a virtually insurmountable eight-point lead which proved too much for Steven to surmount.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 13:48 IST
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