Vinesh Phogat, Wrestling: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat has put another gold medal in India’s bag in the Commonwealth Games 2022. Vinesh Phogat has won gold medal in 53 kg category. Vinesh won all three of her matches in this category from the ‘Nordic Format’ and thus won the gold by securing the most points. India has got its fifth gold medal in wrestling in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.
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- third consecutive gold
- Nordic format win
third consecutive gold
Vinesh Phogat has won gold in Commonwealth Games for the third time in a row. He won gold in the 2014 Glasgow Games in 48 kg, gold in the 2018 Gold Coast Games in 50 kg and has now won the gold medal in the 53 kg category at Birmingham in 2022.
Nordic format win
Phogat has won the gold medal in the Nordic format. The Nordic format is used when there are no more than 6 contenders in a weight category. In such a situation all the wrestlers have to face each other under ‘Round Robin’. Whoever has the most points is declared the winner and is entitled to the gold medal.
After Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Deepak Punia Vinesh Phogat won gold in wrestling in Commonwealth Games 2022 CWG 2022: Vinesh Phogat won gold in wrestling after Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, Deepak Punia