Commonwealth Games 2014: Amit Kumar Wins Gold in 57kg Freestyle Wrestling

Amit Kumar defeated Ebikweminomo Welson of Nigeria 6-2 in the final.

updated: July 29, 2014 23:47 IST
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Amit Kumar of India, left, celebrates winning gold against Ebikweminomo Welson of Nigeria.

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Amit Kumar defeated Ebikweminomo Welson of Nigeria to win the gold in the men's 57 kg freestyle wrestling competition. Amit won the bout 3-1 on classification points. Amit won six points in the two periods while Welson got two. (Day 6 Blog | Medal Tally)

Amit won two of his bouts en-route to the finals on the basis of Great Superiority. (Also Read: Sushil Kumar Wins Gold)

The scoreline was 10-0 in both quarterfinals and semifinals rounds. While in the semis, he outplayed Azhar Hussain of Pakistan, Amit blanked Bokang Masunyane of South Africa in the quarters.

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