Vinesh Phogat defeated Sri Lanka’s Chamodya Keshani Maduravalage Don to win the gold medal in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Saturday.
She thrashed her opponent by a 3-0 win record in women’s 53kg freestyle wrestling.
The 27-year-old Phogat scripted history by becoming the 1st Indian woman to win Gold at both CWG & Asian Games. She also became the 1st Indian woman to bag 3 consecutive Gold at the Commonwealth Games.
Following is the medals tally of Phogat at the CWG:
- 2014 Glasgow – Gold medal in the 48 kg category
- 2018 Gold Coast – Gold medal in the 50 kg category
- 2022 Birmingham – Gold medal in the 53 kg category
Phogat won the 5th medal in wrestling and the 11th gold medal for India in the 2022 edition of the multi-nation event.
Earlier, wrestler Ravi Dahiya won gold medal in the 57 Kg weight category.
Gold Medal Winners for India so far:
- Mirabai Chanu in Weightlifting (Women’s 46kg category)
- Jeremy Lalrinnunga in Weightlifting (Men’s 67kg category)
- Achinta Sheuli in Weightlifting (Men’s 73kg category)
- Bajrang Punia in Wrestling (Men’s 65kg category)
- Deepak Punia in Wrestling (Men’s 86kg category)
- Sakshi Malik in Wrestling (Women’s 63kg category)
- Lawn Bowl women’s team
- Men’s Table Tennis team
- Sudhir in para Powerlifting
- Ravi Dahiya in Wrestling (Men’s 57kg category)
- Vinesh Phogat in Wrestling (Womens’s 53kg category)