Yogeshwar Dutt Reveals Working Hard on His Strength After Winning Gold at Glasgow

Yogeshwar Dutt, the Olympic bronze medallist wrestler, bagged a gold medal for India in the freestyle 65 kg category at the Commonwealth Games 2014.

updated: August 01, 2014 11:37 IST
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Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt celebrates after winning a gold in 65 kg freestyle category at CWG 2014

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Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said Thursday that he worked hard on his strengths to win the gold here in the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. (CWG Day 8 Wrap | Highlights | Results | Medal Tally)

It was the Olympic bronze medallist's first gold medal in a major international event ever since his pet 60kg category was removed by world body FILA last year. The Indian had won the 2010 Commonwealth Games gold and the 2012 Olympic bronze in the 60kg category. (Indian wrestlers wrap up two gold, a silver and a bronze)

"I had to work on my strength to play in the new weight category which took a lot of time but eventually it gave me good results today as well as in the previous international championship," said Yogeshwar. (Vikas Gowda bags Discus gold)

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