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Commonwealth Games 2018: Wrestling Women's Freestyle 53 kg Nordic System Match 10, India's Babita Kumari fighting for gold, Live Updates

The action is to start very soon at Carrara Sports Arena 1 - Mat B
Updated: 12 April 2018 12:48 IST - Published: 12 April 2018 11:06 IST
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With that we come to the end of the first big final for India today

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Babita was just unable to break through the Canadian's defensive set up there

She knew that Babita was going to be targeting her legs and she kept her out superbly

So, unfortunately Babita cannot retain the gold medal she won four years ago in Glasgow and has to settle for silver
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And that's the final whistle...

It's the end of the contest... Canada's Diana Weicker's game plan was excellent as she kept Babita Kumari out

It's the Canadian who wins gold, silver for India's Babita Kumari
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Babita has 30 seconds to save her gold medal hopes
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Babita went for the leg there, but the Canadian was expecting it and she managed to grab the Indian

2 more points to Diana

Babita 2-5 Diana now
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Who's going to win?
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Just 90 seconds remaining
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But wait... there is an overrule from the Judge and 2 points have been given to the Canadian as well for the reversal 

So it's Babita 2-3 Diana
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Babita takes a 2-1 lead in the final
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Babita has got the Canadian's leg and she has an opportunity here

2 points to the Indian... great quickness shown there by the Indian
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It's still 1-0 to the Canadian...
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The fans are also getting into the contest now...
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Just 3 minutes to go to decide the gold medalist
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Nothing to choose between the two wrestlers there...

At the end of the first round

India's Babita Kumari trails 0-1 against Diana Weicker of Canada
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It's a very cagey affair so far
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Babita got the shot clock because she was stalling
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And Canada's Diana gets the first point

Babita 0-1 DIana 
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India's Babita has been put on the Shot Clock

She has 20 seconds to score a point here
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Expectedly, neither wrestler is able to gain an advantage, both these wrestlers were very strong in the morning
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Both of the wrestlers are trying to get a good grapple
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And we're off...
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Here they come...

Babita and Diana are on the mat
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We're about 3 minutes away
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The wrestling competition is very unpredictable

Contests can go the whole 2 rounds or even get over in a matter of seconds!
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Just to explain, the Women's Freestyle 53 kg is being held under a Nordic system of competition

There were five wrestlers in the competition and each of them competed against the other in a round-robin format this morning

The two top wrestlers from that were India's Babita Kumari and Diana Weicker of Canada
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