Asian Games: Vinesh Phogat creates history, becomes first Indian woman wrestler to win gold
Vinesh Phogat has made her name in the 50-kg freestyle wrestling gold medal while making history in Asian Games. With this achievement, she has become the first Indian woman wrestler who has won a gold medal in Asian Games. In the match played for Gold Medal, Vinesh beat Japan’s Eri Yuki by 6-2. Let us know that India has made two gold medals in the Asian Games so far. Both medals are met with wrestling. Earlier on Sunday, Bajrang Punia had given the first gold medal of Asian game 2018.
On Monday, when India’s Vinesh landed in his bout, she was struggling with pain in the leg. Despite this, she won all her bouts and did not give any chance to the opposite wrestler. In the final match played for the gold medal, Vineesh started playing with a defending approach earlier. In terms of points, Vinesh made her first round with 4-0. After this, Eri Yuki earned 2 points, in the meantime, Vinesh also maintained his lead of 4 points with 2 points. Finally, after the match was set, Vinesh won the historic gold medal by a gap of 6-2.