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Commonwealth Games 2022: Wrestling venue vacated after potential breach of safety, all bouts delayed

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Commonwealth Games 2022: Wrestling venue vacated after potential breach of security, all bouts delayed

The wrestling stadium in Birmingham was vacated after an alleged safety concern. All bouts had been placed on maintain, because the safety swept the world.

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HIGHLIGHTSAll bouts have been delayedWrestling finals had been earlier scheduled at 9:45 PM ISTIndia began off their marketing campaign with dominating wins

All wrestling bouts had been placed on maintain on Friday, 5 August after an alleged safety breach on the Conventry Arena. This got here shortly after India’s Bajrang and Deepak Punia posted dominating wins at their respective classes to start out off their marketing campaign with flying colors. Both members of the Indian contingent certified for the quarter-finals. While Bajrang picked up the win by ‘victory by fall’, Deepak received on account of technical superiority.

Star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia wanted lower than two minutes to maneuver to the 65kg quarterfinals on the Commonwealth Games as he pinned Naurau’s Lowe Bingham in his opening bout, right here on Friday.

Bajrang, who has entered the sphere because the defending champion, measured his rival for a couple of minute after which put him on the mat from a lock place to complete the bout in a jiffy.

Bingham had no clue what struck him because the wrestler from the island nation was at sea.

Next up for Bajrang, the Olympic bronze medallist, is Jean Guyliane Joris Bandou of Mauritius.

Other Indian wrestlers taking the mat on Friday within the males’s freestyle competitors are Deepak Punia (86kg) and Mohit Grewal (125kg).

In the ladies’s occasion, Anshu Malik (57kg), Sakshi Malik (62kg) and Divya Kakran (68kg) will current India’s problem.

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