Wrestler Sushil kumar wins gold in CWG Delhi

Sushil Kumar brought a spectacular end to India's campaign in wrestling by winning the 66 kg freestyle gold here Sunday. India finished with 10 gold, five silver and three bronze. Sushil gave a power-packed performance as he outclassed South African Heinrich Barnes, 7-0. As the bout ended, the overflowing stands broke into an impromptu jig to the tune of 'yeh desh hai veer jawano ka'. Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit and Commonwealth Games organising committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi were among the spectators cheering the Indian wrestlers. Apart from Sushil's gold, there was some disappointment on the final day of wrestling as Indians lost two other finals -- Anuj Kumar (84kg) and Joginder Kumar (120kg) -- and had to be content with silver. Anil Kumar got bronze in the 55kg event.


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