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Wrestlers Sushil, Aware advance at CWG

IANS  |  Gold Coast (Australia) 

Indian entered the semi-finals of the 57 kilogram category of the men's freestyle competition at the 21st (CWG) here on Thursday.

Aware won both his bouts so far in comprehensive fashion, overpowering of England and Australia's by technical superiority.

He will meet of in the semi-finals.

Meanehile, star overpowered Jevon Balfour of to enter the quarter-finals of the men's 74kg freestyle category.

In the round of 16, Aware powered his way to an 11-0 lead over the English early in the second round which prompted the judges to award him the bout.

Bouts are awarded on the basis of technical superiority when one takes a lead of 10 or more points.

Aware took a 1-0 lead early in the opening period before a takedown earned him another two points towards the end of the round.

The Indian managed an ankle hold on his opponent right at the start of the second round. He then applied the 'fitley' move to roll Ramm over several times and rack up the winning points.

The Indian was even more impressive in the quarter-finals, outclassing Cichhini in the first round.

He brought down the Australian and turned him over for a 4-0 lead in the first minute. He continued to dominate proceedings to notch up a one-sided victory.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 07:30 IST
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