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Commonwealth Games 2018: Kiran wins bronze in women's freestyle 76kg wrestling

Kiran outclassed Katouskia Pariadhaven of Mauritius by technical superiority for the bronze medal.

Reported by: India TV Sports Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: April 12, 2018 15:58 IST ]
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Wrestler Kiran added to the India's medals tally by bagging a bronze medal in the women's 76kg category on Thursday at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia.

Wrestler Kiran added to the India's medals tally by bagging a bronze medal in the women's 76kg category on Thursday at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia.

She outclassed Katouskia Pariadhaven of Mauritius by technical superiority for the bronze medal.

Kiran had built up a 10-0 lead in the first period itself which prompted the officials to award her the bout.

Bouts are awarded on the basis of technical superiority when one wrestler takes a lead of 10 or more points.

Canada's Erica Wiebe emerged champion in the category while Blessing Onyebuchi of Nigeria got the silver.

Kiran had lost to Blessing in the semi-finals. Kiran was no match for the Nigerian, conceding a 0-10 deficit in the first round itself to lose by technical superiority.

Kiran had started her campaign by defeating Danielle Sino Guemde of Cameroon by technical superiority.

She taken a 4-1 lead in the first round before scoring seven consecutive points in the second to wrap up the victory.

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