Commonwealth Games 2014: Sakshi Malik Gets Silver in Women's 58kg Freestyle Wrestling

Updated: 30 July 2014 23:28 IST

Nigeria's Aminat Adeniyi completely dominated Sakshi Malik and took a lead of 10-0 in two minutes 24 seconds when the match had to be stopped on grounds of technical superiority.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Sakshi Malik Gets Silver in Women's 58kg Freestyle Wrestling
Sakshi Malik in action during her final bout. © PTI

Glasgow:

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik had to settle for the silver medal after she lost her women's freestyle 58 kg final to Nigeria's Aminat Adeniyi in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall here on Wednesday. (Day 7 Blog | Results | Medals)

Aminat completely dominated Sakshi and took a lead of 10-0 in two minutes 24 seconds when the match had to be stopped on grounds of technical superiority. (Also Read: Bajrang Gets Silver | Lalita Misses Out Gold)

The bronze medals went to New Zealand's Tayla Ford and Canada's Braxton Rei Stone.

Sakshi's medal was the third silver for India in the day from wrestling.

Topics : Wrestling Commonwealth Games 2014
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