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.