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    Wrestler Bajrang wins gold; Pooja wins silver, at CWG

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    Gold Coast (Australia): Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia won gold in the men's freestyle 65 kilogram category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday.

    Bajrang needed only around two minutes to overpower Kane Charig of Wales by technical superiority.

    Later, Mausam Khatri had to be satisfied with silver in the men's 97 kilogram freestyle category.

    Khatri lost to reigning African champion Marcus Erasmus of South Africa by technical superiority.

    Khatri was trailing 2-12 when the officials awarded the bout to the South African.

    Meanwhile India's Pooja Dhanda finished with the silver medal in the women's 57 kilogram wrestling category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday.

    Pooja lost 5-7 to defending champion Odunayo Adekuoroye of Nigeria in the final.

    In the women's 68kg class, Divya Kakran defeated Sherin Sultana of Bangladesh by fall to take a bronze medal.

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