Commonwealth Games 2014: Wrestler Sushil Kumar Sets Up Indo-Pak Final

Sushil Kumar defeated Nigeria's Melvin Bibo in the semis. He will take on Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in the final.

updated: July 29, 2014 18:45 IST
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Sushil Kumar in action during his 74kg semifinal wrestling bout against Melvin Bibo of Nigeria.

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Glasgow: Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, Rajeev Tomar and Amit Kumar ensured at least three silver medals for India at the Commonwealth Games after they entered the finals of their respective weight categories on the opening day of the wrestling competition here on Tuesday. (Day 6 Blog | Results)

Both Sushil and Amit trumped three strong grapplers one after another within a matter of just one-and-a-half-hour in the men's 74kg and 57kg freestyle events, respectively, to make the gold-medal bout, while Tomar had two easy rounds before he made the finals of the men's 125kg category.

All the final bouts will be held later in the day.

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