Commonwealth Games 2018: Wrestling Women's Freestyle 62 kg Nordic, Sakshi Malik carries India's hopes, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 14, 2018 12:44 IST

The action commences very soon at the Carrara Sports Arena 1 - Mat B


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That's all from Sakshi Malik's final match in the Women's Freestyle 62kg Nordic event.

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Malik does brilliantly at the death to defend against the gut wrench and wins by a single point

Sakshi Malik 6-5 Tayla Ford

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Sakshi foils a takedown attempt by Tayla Ford but Ford does well to take back control in the final seconds of the match.

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Final minute of the bout as Ford manages to get one technical point.

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After a prolonged lock, Sakshi turns around and gets another two points with the takedown.

Score 6-2

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Just under two minutes left in the bout.

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Malik starts strong and takes control on the mat with a swift move to mount her back and scores two points.

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The second round is underway

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End of Round 1:

Sakshi Malik 2-2 Tayla Ford

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Ford goes for a double leg takedown but Malik turns it and takes back control to get two points. She goes in for the gut wrench but is unable to lock it in.

Score 2-2

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Tayla Ford is unsuccessful in pinning Malik down. Great persistance from the Indian wrestler.

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Ford has taken Sakshi down and tries to pin her down but somehow she is holding on. Two points for the Kiwi so far.

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The bout is underway as both the wrestlers try to bring each other down.

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Hello and welcome to the final match action from the Women's Freestyle 62kg Nordic event.

Sakshi Malik will face off against New Zealander Tayla Ford.

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Second loss on the trot for Sakshi Malik. She will next take on New Zealand's Tayla Ford later in the day.

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In an overzealous attempt to take Adeniyi down, she gives up the back control scores two to win the bout.

Score: Malik 3-6 Adeniyi

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With just 40 seconds to go, Malik scores a takedown taking the control of the back but fails to score a point.

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Adeniyi does well to score two with a takedown and takes Sakshi out of bounds. She is in the lead at 3-4 now

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Sakshi takes her out of bounds and scores one point to take the lead with two minutes to go.

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Malik trying to take Adeniyi down but she is showing good defence and keeping Malik at bay.

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Round 2 is underway!

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End of Round 1:

Score : Malik 2-2 Adeniyi

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Adeniyi again manages to take Malik out of bound and scores one to tie the match up at 1-1 as we reach the end of the first round.

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The two wrestlers do well to keep it standing as the Nigerian Adeniyi is defending well against the takedown attempts of Malik.

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Malik is taken out of bounds by the Nigerian who scores one point.

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Sakshi does well to score two points at the get-got and has taken back control.

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The bout is underway in the Women's Freestyle 62kg Nordic system as she aims to recover from her loss against Canada's Michelle Fazzari.

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Sakshi Malik will next take on Nigeria's Aminat Adeniyi in her bout in the Nordic system in Women's Freestyle 62kg.

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for live updates from that bout.

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The refs have awarded three points to Fazzari for her efforts at the end as Malik loses her first bout at the Gold Coast.

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Fazzari does well to take Malik down with just five seconds to go and score two points. Malik was trying to defend as the refs deliberate over the score.

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Fazzari takes Malik out with a strong push and the scores are now level with less than 30 seconds to go in the bout.

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Fazzari is awarded a technical point by the referee. Score: 8-7 in favour of Malik

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Fazzari recovers well with a takedown of her own as she gets back into the bout with score now at 8-6

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Malik with another takedown as she keeps the scoreboard ticking at 8-4

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Malik goes fro a single leg takedown and succeeds as she scores another two points

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Fazzari does well to take the back of Malik and scores her first two points.

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Round 2 begins with both the wrestlers trying to take each other down as Fazzari shows good defence to keep Malik at bay

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End of Round 1:

Sakshi Malik leads by a scoreline of 4-0

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Fazzari does well to keep it standing for more than a minute after two takedowns initially by Sakshi

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Malik does well to bring Michelle down and score another two points, tries to lock in the hold with her down but is unable to do so.

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She quickly manages to take 2 points with back control

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Sakshi Malik is underway with her next bout in the Women's Freestyle 62kg Nordic match against Canadian Michelle Fazzari

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That's all from the action from Sakshi Malik's bout in the Women's Freestyle 62kg Nordic event.
She will take on Canada's Michelle Fazzari up next. Tune in to Sportskeeda for all the live updates from the mat.

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Sakshi Malik wins the bout in her 62kg Nordic event with a Victory by Superiority - without any points scored by the opponent

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And that's it!! Sakshi takes control of the back and goes on to score five more point to wrap up the bout.

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She keeps going and claims 4 points to keep pressuring the opponent with her strong holds.

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Sakshi Malik starts out strong in the first round of the match and manages one technical point.

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Hello and welcome to the live coverage of Wrestling from the Commonwealth Games 2018.

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Next up is Sakshi Malik in action!

The penultimate day of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games gets underway with a lot of athletes playing in their Semifinals and Finals.

With India already crossing their Gold medal tally of the 2014 Glasgow games, fans can certainly be excited heading into the final two days of the games.

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

Day 9 was a positive one for India. Day 9 started off on a good note with Tejaswini Sawant winning a gold medal & Anjum Moudgil winning a silver medal in Shooting Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Finals.

Young gun Anish Bhanwala, only 15-year-old won the gold in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men's Finals. Indian shooters continue to delight and win medals. Bajrang of India also bagged a gold medal in Wrestling 65kg Freestyle category taking India's gold medal tally to 17! Divya Kakran also got home a Bronze medal for India in Wrestling defeating Sherin Sultana of Bangladesh.

India will be looking to end the competition on a high as all the action from the games continues. 
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