Indian wrestler Deepak Nehra won the bronze medal in the men’s 97 kg category on Saturday defeating Pakistani wrestler Tayyab Raza.
Nehra ensured that India’s medal tally would grow after his bout as he claimed victory on points in a match that ended 10-2 in India’s favour.
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Nehra lost his opening match to Canada’s Nishan Randhawa as the North American wrestler won on points, winning 8–6.
But, Nehra was given the opportunity to challenge for the bronze medal by his winner Randhawa in the gold medal match and India seized the opportunity.
Earlier in the night, Ravi Kumar lived up to his billing as he defeated Nigerian wrestler Ebikewenimo Welson by technical superiority to secure a 10-0 victory.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieq3MqAhA4Q” width=”942″ height=”530″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”></iframe> <p>Vinesh Phogat bagged a hat-trick of Commonwealth Games medals to top her group in Nordic system freestyle wrestling in Birmingham to claim another gold as she dominated Chanmodya Keshani Madurawalege Don to pin Sri Lanka. </p> <p>Pooja Gehlot also played her part in boosting India's medal tally in wrestling as she bagged a bronze medal in the women's 50kg category as she defeated Scotland's Christel Lemofak Lechidzio by 12-2 to secure a technical win. Superiority.</p> <p>India built on the brilliant performance of fellow wrestlers who managed to win multiple medals earlier in the day as Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Deepak Punia all added gold medals to the country's tally.</p> <p>A silver medal went to Anshu Malik while Mohit Grewal and Divya Kakaran won bronze medals in their respective categories to add to India's medal haul in England.</p> <p>Read onbreaking news And Headlines here