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Commonwealth Games 2018: Wrestling Women's Freestyle 57 kg Final, India's Pooja Dhanda fighting for gold, Live Updates

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Updated: 13 April 2018 13:41 IST - Published: 13 April 2018 13:16 IST
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But the judges rule against it

And it's the Nigerian Adekuoroye who wins gold again

Pooja Dhanda of India has to settle for silver

Great comeback from the Indian, but she fell just short

Adekuoroye wins 7-5 over Dhanda

SILVER FOR INDIA'S POOJA DHANDA!
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But there's a protest from the Indian coaches
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But the Nigerian wriggles out, gets 2 points

Dhanda 5-8 Adekuoroye
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She's going for the pin! She's going for the pin!

She does't get it, but Dhanda gets 2 more points

She's within 1 point

Dhanda 5-6 Adekuoroye
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Dhanda gets 2

Dhanda 3-6 Adekuoroye
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Just 40 seconds left in the contest
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Dhanda going for an attack, but the Nigerian reverses it 

But wait, the Indian has got the Nigerian's leg again

The opportunity is gone though

Still Dhanda 1-6 Adekuoroye
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The Nigerian's defence is proving very strong to break down
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No points so far to either wrestler in round 2
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The referee is asking the Nigerian to get more active


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She got a mini-look there, but the Nigerian is so quick with her feet
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The Nigerian is proving to be very tough to bring down
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Can the Indian make a comeback?

Here's Round 2
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The 1 point she has got was a penalty point
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Dhanda has not picked up any technical points so far...
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Looks like Dhanda just wants to go to the break
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Last 15 seconds of Round 1
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The Nigerian has so far not given any opportunity to the Indian

Dhanda's attack is reversed and the Nigerian gets 2 more points

Dhanda 1-6 Adekuoroye
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Dhanda close to going out again

And she does... 1 more point to the Nigerian

Dhanda 1-4 Adekuoroye
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The Nigerian is using her height advantage well here
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The Nigerian is coming back strong here...

Picks up a 2-pointer for taking down the Indian

Dhanda 1-3 Adekuoroye
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The Nigerian gets a point for pushing the Indian out

Dhanda 1-1 Adekuoroye
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Both wrestlers trying to get a good stance
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And she's warned again and she's given a penalty

So early point for the Indian

Dhanda 1-0 Adekuoroye
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A warning in the first few seconds to the Nigerian for slapping
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The Nigerian is the defending champion here 

Can Dhanda dethrone the champ?

Here we go...
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Here come the wrestlers...
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India vs Nigeria here in the Women's Freestyle 57 kg final

Pooja Dhanda taking on Odunayo Adekuoroye
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Dhanda has looked good so far. She was given a bit of a challenge in the semis, but she was good enough to overcome that
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WE're about 3 minutes away from Dhanda's final match
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Bajrang has already won gold

Can Pooja Dhanda do the same?
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Next up is...

As the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games head into their final stages, there is still a lot of action to come.

Day 8 was a good one for India in wrestling as all four wrestlers brought home medals. Rahul Aware and Sushil Kumar both won Gold, while Babita Kumari won Sliver, and Kiran bagging a bronze.

In shooting, Tejaswini Sawant won a Silver medal for India in the Women's 50m Rifle Prone Finals.

There was a lot of progress in Badminton and Table Tennis as well. Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth, and H.S. Prannoy all advanced to the latter rounds of Singles category.

There was disappointment in Hockey, however, as the Indian Women's team lost 1-0 to Australia in the Semifinals. They will now face the loser of the other semifinal on a later date to confirm a bronze medal.

India will be looking to finish the tournament on a high as a lot of medals will be decided in the next three days, starting on Day 9.