Commonwealth Games 2014: Wrestler Sushil Kumar Wins Gold in 74kg Freestyle Event

Updated: 29 July 2014 23:34 IST

Sushil Kumar defeated Pakistan's Qamar Abbas 6-2 in the final to win India's 10th gold medal.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Wrestler Sushil Kumar Wins Gold in 74kg Freestyle Event
Sushil Kumar in action during his 74kg semifinal wrestling bout against Melvin Bibo of Nigeria © AP

Glasgow:

Indian two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar took just 107 seconds to beat Pakistan's Qamar Abbas to win the gold medal in the men's freestyle 74kg category wrestling final in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) here Tuesday. (Day 6 Blog | Medal Tally)

Sushil was leading 6-2 in the first period when the referee V. Keelan decided to give it in favour of the Indian, who managed to pin down Abbas.

It was the third gold for India after Amit Kumar and Vinesh Phogat's triumph in their respective categories.

Topics : Wrestling Commonwealth Games 2014 Sushil Kumar Solanki
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