File photo of wrestler Deepak Punia who won gold at CWG 2022
Punia was in good form in this match. In the final three minutes, he managed to hold his own and he kept his opponent at bay to walk away with the gold.
The Pakistani wrestler struggled to find a way through Punia’s strong defence and went home without scoring a point.
Earlier, star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia clinched a gold medal for India after winning the final against Canada’s Lachlan Mcneil in the men’s 65 kg.
Anshu Malik had to settle for the silver medal in the women’s 57kg freestyle wrestling after losing to Odunayo Folasade Adekuoroye of Nigeria.
Commonwealth Games 2022 started in Birmingham on July 28 and will go on till August 8.
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