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Commonwealth Games 2018: Wrestling Women's Freestyle 50 kg Nordic, India's Vinesh Phogat goes for gold, Live Updates

The action commences from 6 am
Updated: 14 April 2018 13:18 IST - Published: 14 April 2018 00:25 IST
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Goodbye!
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This is the first gold medal from the women's side in wrestling at these Commonwealth Games

Superb achievement from Vinesh
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Vinesh Phogat wins the gold in the Women's Freestyle 50 kg medal

She follows up her gold from Glasgow four years ago with another one here
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GOLD FOR INDIA's VINESH PHOGAT!
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Vinesh is going for it and this time she gets it

It's a good takedown and that will get Vinesh the gold

Vinesh 13-3 Macdonald

The Indian wins by Technical Superiority
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Just 90 seconds left in the contest
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The Indian is 2 points away form a win
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A penalty point given against the Canadian

Vinesh 11-3 Macdonald
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2 minutes 15 seconds to go

No score so far in round 2

Vinesh 10-3 Macdonald
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Vinesh is taking her time here
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Round 2 begins...
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She looks in control of the match and one more attack could finish the match
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It's India's Vinesh Phogat who leads 10-3 at the end of Round 1
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Looks like this match will go into round 2
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25 seconds to go for round 1 to end

Vinesh 10-3 Macdonald
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But the judges are having a long discussion

And the score now has been revised to 10-3


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STOPPAGE IN PLAY!

Vinesh 13-3 Macdonald

That's the score right now
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We have a stoppage in the match, because the Canadian has suffered a cut to the head
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The Canadian is desperately trying to get the pin as a last attempt
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Vinesh 13-3 Macdonald

The Indian is ahead on points, but the Canadian is trying to go for the pin

If she gets it she will win
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Vinesh going for the attack again, but Macdonald with another reversal
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Vinesh goes in for another attack

And she gets 2 more points, but Macdonald reverses and gets 2 points herself to keep the match going

Vinesh 10-2 Macdonald
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She is looking very good here...
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4 more points to the Indian

Vinesh 8-0 Macdonald
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Here goes Vinesh again... she goes for an ultra-aggresive double leg takedown
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The Canadian seems shaken by that.

It was an amazing attack by the Indian
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Vinesh's very first attack is to grab the Canadian by the leg and lift her up in the air

She gets 4 points for that

Vinesh 4-0 Macdonald
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WOW! WOW!
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And we're underway...
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Here come the two wrestlers
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It's Vinesh Phogat vs Jessica Macdonald

India vs Canada

Whoever wins this match will get the gold
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The bronze medal goes to Miesinnei Genesis of Nigeria

And now the attention turns to the gold medal match
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The bronze medal bout is currently ongoing
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Not long now... we're one match away
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We're about 5-10 minutes away from this match..
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Vinesh's opponent in this match, Canadian Macdonald is a very experienced wrestler, she has a bronze to her name from Glasgow 2014 in the 51 kg category.

She is a former World Championships gold medalist too
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It's a round-robin format in this category and both these wrestlers have won their first two matches. So this is a winner-takes all contest.
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Welcome back as we get ready for the final match in the Women's 50 kg Freestyle between India's Vinesh Phogat and Canada's Jessica Macdonald

This match will determine who gets the gold
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So Vinesh Phogat's third and final match will be later in the afternoon

That will be against Canada's Jessica Macdonald

That will be for the gold medal

Thanks for joining us

Bye for now! See you in the afternoon
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Join us back in a little while for Vinesh's third round-robin match
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So that's 2 wins out of 2 for Vinesh

That puts her in a good position to go for the gold medal
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VICTORY for Vinesh Phogat

The Indian came flying out of the blocks there and was too good for her opponent

Vinesh Phogat (India) beats Rupinder Kaur (Australia) by Technical Superiority (10-0)
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She's 2 points away from ending this contest

And she does it

Vinesh 10-0 Kaur


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Vinesh is piling on the points now

She gets 2 and then gets 2 more

Vinesh 8-0 Kaur
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Vinesh has started on fire here

She gets a quick 2 points for the takedown and another 2 points for a gut wrench
She has taken a 4-point lead

Vinesh 4-0 Kaur
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Can Vinesh make it 2 wins out of 2?
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And we're underway
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The wrestlers are out... here we go
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She's going to be taking on Rupinder Kaur of Australia
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Welcome back... we're getting ready for Vinesh Phogat's second match in the Nordic competition in the 50 kg Freestyle