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Wrestler Vinesh wins CWG gold

IANS  |  Gold Coast (Australia) 

India's won gold in the women's 50 kilogram competition at the 21st (CWG) here on Saturday.

She ended at the top of the standings at the end of the Nordic (round robin) format.

Vinesh defeated Miesinnei Genesis of Nigeria, Rupinder Kaur of and Canada's

Sakshi Malik took the bronze medal in the women's 62kg category.

She defeated Cameroon's in her first match before losing to of

Another loss to Aminat Adeniyi of ended her chances of winning the gold medal.

A hard earned 6-5 win over New Zealand's Tayla Ford saw her finish with the bronze.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 14:32 IST
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