Yogeshwar wins fifth wrestling gold for India

Syndicated from IANS | Published on Thu, Jul 31 2014 22:12 IST | 32 Views | Add comment

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 Thursday.

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.

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

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