Commonwealth Games 2014: Yogeshwar Dutt Wins Fifth Wrestling Gold for India

Updated: 31 July 2014 22:31 IST

Yogeshwar Dutt defeated Jevon Balfour of Canada 10-0 in men's freestyle 65kg category.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Yogeshwar Dutt Wins Fifth Wrestling Gold for India
Yogeshwar Dutt in action during CWG 2014. © AP

Glasgow:

Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt won the fifth wrestling gold medal for India beating Jevon Balfour of Canada in the final of the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall here on Thursday. (Day 8 Blog | Medals | Results)

Yogeshwar was declared the winner on grounds of technical superiority after he took a 10-0 lead within 1.53 minutes of the first period. (Also read: Babita Kumari Wrestles to Gold)

It was also the second gold medal of the day after Babita Kumari's triumph in the women's freestyle 55kg category.

Topics : Wrestling Commonwealth Games 2014
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