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Wrestler Mausam Khatri wins silver at CWG

Press Trust of India  |  Gold Coast 

Indian failed to make use of his wealth of experience as he settled for a silver medal after losing his final bout against South Africa's in the men's freestyle 97 kg event at the 21st here today.

The 27-year-old from couldn't overpower 23-year-old Erasmus, who looked in better control and won the match by technical superiority after the scores were 12-2 in his favour at the Arena here.

In the run-up to the final, had secured wins over Cyprus' Alexios Kaouslidis in the 1/4 final and Nigeria's Soso Tamarau in the semifinal.

A bronze medallist in the 2010 Asian Games, also won the Commonwealth Championship twice -- in 2009 and 2011.

He also has a silver from last year's edition at

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 15:00 IST