Sushil Kumar won the gold medal in 74 kg freestyle wrestling © Getty Images (File Photo)
Sushil Kumar won the gold medal in 74 kg freestyle wrestling © Getty Images (File Photo)

Jul 29, 2014

 

Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh congratulated wrestler Sushil Kumar for bagging a gold medal in the 2014 Commonwealth games. Kumar beat Pakistan’s Qamar Abbas to win the gold.

 

It was a comfortable win for Sushil. He was awarded the match after leading 6-2. Sushil is participating under a new wight category 74kg Freestyle after his regular 66kg Freestyle category was removed. Indian wrestlers overall had a good outing as Amit Kumar and  Vinesh Phogat also bagged gold medals in their respective categories while Rajeev Tomar settled for the silver medal.

 

Kumar’s was India’s 10th gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth games.