first_imgTop seed Chinappa, ranked 14th in the world, recovered from one set down to beat second seeded Wazir 10-12 11-7 11-9 11-7 at the brand new squash facility at the R G Baruah Sports Complex here. With Chinappas gold, India has so far won three medals in squash with Sourav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu having grabbed a bronze each after losing to their Pakistani opponents yesterday. On the wrestling mat in Guwahati, Indian grapplers simply destroyed their opponents to finish with 14 gold medals out of a total 16 on offer. Despite being represented by a second string team, the home wrestlers proved too strong for their South Asian neighbours as they grabbed five more gold out of six on offer, besides a silver, on the concluding day today at the R G Baruah Sports Complex. Indian wrestlers thus ended their campaign with a whopping 14 gold and two silver. India won gold in all the eight womens categories, while their men counterparts won six gold and two silver. Shilpi Sheoran began the gold count for India as she beat Farzana Sharmin of Bangladesh in the womens 63kg final bout. Rajani and Nikki made it an all-gold affair for Indian women in the Games by defeating Bangladeshs Shirin Sultana and W Weerasingh of Sri Lanka, respectively in the 69kg and 75kg categories. Among men, Mausam Khatri and Pardeep won a gold each in 97kg and 74kg respectively, while Mandeep had to settle for a silver as he lost to Pakistans Zaman Avwar in the 125kg final bout. In the 2010 edition, India had won three gold and a silver in mens wrestling while Pakistan had won two gold and a silver. There was no stopping the weightlifters either as India grabbed all the four gold medal today in yet another overwhelmingly dominating performance. Victor Abilash Christopher (mens 105kg), Pardeep (mens 94kg), VIkas Thakur (mens 85kg) and Kavita Devi (womens 75kg) won a gold each as the home lifters ran away with all the honours. With the four gold today, India have so far won 11 gold medals (6 in men and 5 women). MORE PTI PDS PM AHadvertisementlast_img read more

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