Vinesh Phogat created history today after winning the top honours in women’s 50 kg freestyle wrestling at Asian Games. She dominated the proceedings against the Japanese opponent and won the match 6-2. The moment got more glorified as this was India’s first gold medal in women’s wrestling at Asian event and twitterati poured their congratulatory message on this rare feat.
— Dr. Ashwani Kumar (@DrAshwani_Kumar) August 20, 2018
Proud of you @Phogat_Vinesh . She wins a gold in the women’s freestyle 50 kg category. India’s second gold medal at the Games.#AsianGames #AsianGames2018 #VineshPhogat pic.twitter.com/CdN2JZf8Gs
— निर्माण (@23poojashu) August 20, 2018
— B.Chandrakala IAS (@ChandrakalaIas) August 20, 2018
Second gold for India at AsianGames 2018????
Congratulations @phogat_vinesh #VineshPhogat
Vinesh Phogat becomes the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian Games gold as she beat Japan’s Yuki Irie 6-2 in the 50 kg women’s Freestyle final #AsianGames2018
— Dinesh Bakshi (@Dinesh_Bakshi) August 20, 2018
#VineshPhogat When I saw her in Olympics 2016, I knew she was even better than her sisters but her injury prevented her from getting a medal. Today she has won Gold for the nation! Watch out for her in the next Olympics! (hoping she doesn’t let the coming popularity get to her)
— Ankita (@ankitamg) August 20, 2018
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) August 20, 2018
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