CWG 2010 – A Gold Hunt That Never Stops

Yogeshwar Dutt

Yogeshwar Dutt

Indian men have proved to be the superlative wrestlers. The increase in gold numbers has never failed to rise every day. The athletes have committed to be conquering giving prominence for the hosting country.

Yogeshwar Dutt is one of the foremost Indian wrestlers. Yogeshwar Dutt won the Gold Medal in the 2003 Commonwealth Championship. Coming from Sonipat, Haryana, Yogeshwar Dutt was born 11th December, 1982.

He was interested in Wrestling from a very young age and soon made his presence felt by doing well in the National Championships in 1998. He has also won the Bronze Medal in the 60 Kilogram segment at the 15th Asian Games.

Dutt who was eyeing the gold from before the games was confident at his goal and succeeded in snatching it. He defeated Canadian James Mancini.

Gold medal continued to gush for India as wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt won gold in 60kg freestyle event at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday, Oct 9. Dutt swelled the medal tally to 23 retaining the second position for India.

India’s gold tally swelled to 24 when wrestler Narsingh Yadav won gold in 74kg freestyle event soon after Yogeshwar Dutt won gold in 60kg freestyle at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

Earlier, shooter Gagan Narang picked up his fourth gold by winning the men’s 50m rifle 3 position event.

Shooters Harpreet Singh and Vijay Kumar also won gold in 25-metre centre fire pistol pairs event to open the gold account on Day 6 of the Games.

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