12 member contingent winning 12 medals in wrestling at CWG 2018, each one bagging a medal for the country. These athletes seem to make the sport the next happening thing in the country.
Indian wrestlers made the country proud by their incredible performance at Gold Coast in the Commonwealth Games. The team of 12 athletes dominated their sport by each one of them having a medal next to their name, according to a report from Times Now.
Their historic win has made wrestling gain more popularity in the country and the professional approach will help young athletes across the nation to take the sport more seriously. Out of 12 medals, five of them bagged gold, three settled with silver and four clinched bronze for the nation.
This is how India’s wrestling contingent shaped up:
Men’s Freestyle: Rahul Balasaheb Aware, Bajrang Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Somveer, Mausam Khatri, Sumit
Women’s Freestyle: Vinesh Phogat, Pooja Dhanda, Sakshi Malik, Divya Kakran, Kiran, Babita Kumari