After the conclusion of the seventh day of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Moscow, India finished the day with their medals tally reading 10 gold, 19 silver and 12 bronze. India won a total of five medals yesterday and it was primarily the wrestlers who brought fame to the country on the seventh day.
of all the events, India has been performing consistently well in
Wrestling, winning a number of medals. It was unfortunate for Indian
wrestler, Satywart Kadian to walk away with a silver medal after
putting up an impressive performance in the gold medal match against
Arjun Gill from Canada. In fact, the game was dominated by Kadian
initially, only to lose out in the later stages.
was great hopes from another wrestler, Bajrang who had fought well in
the semi-finals to reach the finals of the competition, but faltered
in the finals, where the Indian was defeated 12-1 by Canadian
opponent Tremblay. She won a silver medal. While yet another
wrestler, Lalita lost her gold medal match against Nigerian
Adekuoroye, embarrassingly in just 31 seconds.
was unfortunate for India, as none of the wrestlers could win a
single gold medal in spite of coming so close to the elusive gold
medal. The same is the case for Sakshi Malik in the women's 58 kg
category, who had to remain satisfied with a silver medal
performance. India's loss was Nigeria's gain once against, as the
Nigerian wrestler walked away with the gold.
the other hand, in a must-win game for Navjot Kaur, she came up with
a good performance to win a bronze medal in the 69 kg category
defeating the home favourite Sarah Jones from Scotland. But, all is
not over for India, as there are a number of gold medals up for grabs
today a swell, where India would fancy their chances in various