Women wrestlers gift India 18th & 19th gold medals

Written by: Samyuktha
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New Delhi, Oct 8: India's 18th and 19th gold medals at Delhi Commonwealth Games came from women wrestlers. While Anita won the gold in the freestyle 67kg category, Alka Tomar clinched the 59kg freestyle event on Friday, Oct 8.

Interestingly both the wrestlers had to defeat Canadian opponents to grab the gold. Anita crushed Canadian M Buydens 4-1 while Alka defeated Canadian wrestler Tonya Verbeek 3-2.

Women wrestlers have been performing brilliantly at the CWG 2010. On Thursday, Oct 7 Geeta claimed gold in the 55kg category while Nirmala Devi won the silver medal in 48kg (freestyle).

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