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2010 COMMONWEALTH GAMES - New Delhi, India 
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2010 COMMONWEALTH GAMES - NEW DELHI

Wrestling Information ( wrestling competition - October 5 - 10, 2010 )

28 september 2010

This year, the Commonwealth Games will take place in New Delhi, India, from 3 until 14 October 2010. We take this opportunity to give you some information about Commonwealth Wrestling and individual Comonwealth athlete medalist (1984 - 2010 ) at the Olympic and World level. Also there is information and the wrestling history of this competition at the following link.

 

You will also find the main results of the past years and the

 participants' list for these Games.

Wrestling and the latest news during these Games in details are available at competition website.

The technical document regarding WRESTLING is also available at the following link.

We take this opportuntiy to wish to all participating Commonwealth Wrestling Federations great competition and enjoy the GAMES .

 

http://www.fila-wrestling.com/images/documents/annonces/infos/2010_10/100928_commonwealth_games_history.pdf

 

 

 
     
  Myroslav Dykun ENG - 60kg GR - GOLD                             Alka Tomar IND - 55kg FS - GOLD
 
     
 Sushil Kumar IND - 66kg FS - GOLD                 Arjan Bhullar CAN -120kg FS - GOLD
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RESULTS  2010 COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Men's & Women's Freestyle Wrestling

2010 Commonwealth Games - Men's Freestyle WRESTLING

K.D. YADHAV Wrestling Stadium ( Indira Ghandhi Sports Complex ) October 9-10, 2010 - New Delhi, INDIA

RESULTS - MEN

55 Kg Men

1 HUSSAIN A - PAK

2 WELSON E - NGR

3 KUMAR A - IND

4 PILLING C - WAL

5 GREGORY SA - ENG

5 YAPARATHNA MUD - SRI

7 McKENNA C - SCO

8 HOLLAND J - AUS

9 van WYK CF - RSA

10 MWENGA P - CAN

60 Kg Men

1 DUTT Y IND

2 MANCINI J CAN

3 MADYARCHYK S ENG

4 AMAS D NGR

5 ETKO V SCO

5 LOOTS MZ RSA

7 AFAQ S PAK

8 KUMARA A SRI

9 ARZU D WAL

10 TUMTO DK KEN

11 TARASH F AUS

 

 

66 Kg Men1 KUMAR S IND

2 BARNES H RSA

3 PRICKETT C CAN

4 SALMAN M PAK

5 JARJOU F GAM

5 ROBERTS PJ - ENG

7 JOSEPH R - NGR

8 PAULET A NZL

9 TARASH M AUS

10 ROGERS A SLE

11 LIYANAGE RI SRI

12 MUNENE JW KEN

13 EKEROMA I SAM

14 EMILIE G MRI

74 Kg Men

1 YADAV NP IND

2 ADDINALL RB RSA

3 MACDONALD E CAN

4 ALI M PAK

5 GRUNDY M ENG

5 JARJU B GAM

7 ERMAKOVICH K AUS

8 JOEL E NGR

9 UERESI T SOL

84 Kg Men

1 INAM M PAK

2 KUMAR A IND

3 DICK AA NGR

4 MEYER GW RSA

5 KEOGH S SCO

5 MALABA ENS KEN

7 KAPAUFS G AUS

8 HILL S NZL

9 BHULLAR J ENG

10 BROWN D CAN

11 VASSALLO A MLT

12 KALOKOH A SLE

 

96 Kg Men

1 BOLTIC S NGR

2 JARVIS K CAN

3 RATTIGAN LG ENG

4 UMAR M PAK

5 ABDO B AUS

5 MONTGOMERY M NIR

7 van HUYSSTEEN RSA

8 MAAN A IND

9 QUINLAN A NZL

10 PIERI A CYP

120 Kg Men

1 BHULLAR A CAN

2 KUMAR J IND

3 ONANENA HT CMR

4 ROBERTS D AUS

5 COCKER M ENG

5 LANE N NZL

7 SCHUTTE AJ RSA

8 APARIAN V CYP

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2010 Commonwealth Games - Women's Freestyle WRESTLING

K.D. YADHAV Wrestling Stadium ( Indira Ghandhi Sports Complex )

October 7- 8, 2010 - New Delhi, INDIA

RESULTS - WOMEN

 

48 kg Women

1 HUYNH C CAN

2 DEVI N IND

3 ADEKUROYE OF NGR

4 LEEUW B RSA

5 ROBERTSON F SCO

6 MANU K WAK

 

51kg Women

1 NWOYE IC - NGR

2 KUMARI B - IND

3 MACDONALD - J CAN

4 MADI M - RSA

5 LAW S - NZL

5 MADYARCHYK J - ENG

7 ROBERTSON D - SCO

55kg Women

1 GEETA IND

2 BENSTED E AUS

3 EDWARD LO NGR

4 CLASON J SCO

5 EVANS N WAL

6 GALLAYS J CAN

59kg Women

 

1 TOMAR A - IND

2 VERBEEK T - CAN

3 RICHARD TT - NGR

4 SALMON LB - ENG

5 MARSH K - SCO

6 RENZI C - AUS

 

 

63kg Women

 

1 BOUCHARD J CAN

2 OBORUDUDU B NGR

3 KUNDU S IND

4 GERINGER Z RSA

5 NDUNGU LW KEN

5 RANDLE L AUS

7 RENNIE K WAL

8 MILAZAR MAJ MRI

9 CONNELL T SCO

67kg Women

1 ANITA - IND

2 BUYDENS M - CAN

3 IHEANACHO I - NGR

4 McMANUS A - SCO

5 CHALMERS E - AUS

6 CONNOLLY S - WAL

7 KALAUNI J - NIU

72kg Women

1 AKUFFO O CAN

2 ALI AL CMR

3 OKUS H NGR

4 JONES S SCO

5 FIELD C AUS

6 TOMAR A IND

7 COETZEE SE RSA

 

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 2010 Commonwealth Games - Men's Greco-Roman WRESTLING - K.D. YADHAV Wrestling Stadium ( Indira Ghandhi Sports Complex )

October 6-7, 2010 - New Delhi, INDIA

 

Greco-Roman Results on 6th October 2010, Indira Gandhi Sports Complex

Men’s 55kg – Repechage: Finals

Gold Medal – KUMAR Rajender – India.

Silver Medal – HUSSAIN Azhar – Pakistan.

Bronze Medal – MWENGA Promise – Canada

Men’s 66kg –  Finals

Gold Medal – DYKUN Myroslav – England.

Silver Medal – BOND Jack - Canada.

Bronze Medal – KUMAR Sunil - India

Men’s 84kg –  Finals

Gold Medal – AGBONAVBARE Efionayi – Nigeria.

Silver Medal – KUMAR Manoj - India.

Bronze Medal – van ZYL Dean - South Africa

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Men’s 120kg –  Finals

Gold Medal – POPOV Ivan – Australia.

Silver Medal – MAMMAN Talaram - Nigeria.

Bronze Medal – DALAL Dharmender – India

Greco-Roman Results on 5th October 2010, Indira Gandhi Sports Complex

 

Men’s 60kg – Finals

Gold Medal – SINGH Ravinder – India.

Silver Medal – BOSSON Terence Christopher – England.

Bronze Medal – JOSEPH Romeo – Nigeria

Men’s 74kg –  Finals

Gold Medal – Sanjay – India.

Silver Medal – ADDINALL Richard Bri - South Africa.

Bronze Medal – SHAHSAVAN Hassan – Australia

Men’s 96kg – Finals

Gold Medal – KUMAR Anil – India.

Silver Medal – BELLA-LUFU Kakoma Hugues – South Africa.

Bronze Medal – FEUNEKES Eric – Canada

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COMMONWEALTH GAMES -

WRESTLING ARTICLES

SCOTLAND

Wrestling will be part of 2014 CWG: Cavanagh
Rediff - wrestlers have proved to be a big hit and have been a ... of the Commonwealth Games Scotland, confirmed on Sunday that wrestling is one ...

Glasgow grapples with wrestling
Sydney Morning Herald - Scotland announced on Sunday that wrestling will be a part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games amid fears that the sport was to be dropped for the next edition ...

Adopted Scottish wrestler Viorel Etko not one for grappling with past - Herald Scotland - Doug Gillon - 1 Oct 2010 - Mike Cavanagh, the chairman of Commonwealth Games Scotland and a Games wrestler in Brisbane 28 years ago, shed some light on Etko's life after he arrived in ...

 

AUSTRALIA

Aussie wrestler's 40 seconds of fameSydney Morning Herald - Forty seconds in the spotlight is about 40 seconds more than the Victorian wrestler gets at home in Australia, so it was with mixed feelings he approached ...

Popov wins wrestling gold, like dadIvan Popov's desire to be just like his accomplished father saw him win Australia's first Commonwealth Games wrestling gold medal in 32 years.

Australian stripped of silver medal for rude gestureAustralian wrestler Hassene Fkiri was stripped of the silver medal in the 96kg Greco-Roman class at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

Silver medal wrestler a real fighterAustralia's first ever Commonwealth Games women's wrestling medallist Emily Bensted has an unrivalled fighting spirit, her coach Sam Parker saysIndian wrestler shining light for scandal-hit hostsNEW DELHI: Wrestling makes its return to the Commonwealth Games after being dropped from the 2006 program, mired in a drugs scandal which has sent shockwaves through host India's training camp

 

CANADA

Richmond wrestler takes gold, Canada's fifth of the day
Vancouver Sun - DELHI, India — Canadian wrestler Arjan Bhullar had been waiting a lifetime ... Australia's Matthew Mitcham was second at 441.00, while fellow Aussie Scott ...

Bhullar, Prickett add to Canadian Wrestling medals tally at Commonweal...

TheSportsCampus.com - Canadian wrestlers have won a total of 13 medals this week at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. With a packed stadium cheering on every grapple, ... Arjan Bhullar won gold medal for Canada

India News.org.in - Canadian wrestler Arjan Bhullar defeated the Indian wrestler Joginder Kumar in the Men's 120kg Freestyle Wrestling CWG 2010. Bhullar surprised the Joginder ...

Ottawa wrestler wins bronze at Commonwealth Games
Ottawa Citizen - Martin Cleary - Evan Macdonald of Canada celebrates after winning a bronze medal in the men's 74KG Wrestling at IG ...

Canadian wrestling women take 3 goldCBC.ca - Jesse Campigotto - Canadian freestyle women's wrestlers captured three gold medals Thursday, part of a banner Day 4 for Canada at the ...

The Globe and Mail - Globe and Mail
Canadian wrestlers win three golds at CWG- bettor.com (blog)
Canada gets its golden groove -Toronto SunBouchard wins freestyle wrestling 63kg

AFP - Oct 7, 2010 -NEW DELHI — Justine Bouchard underlined Canada's dominance of women's freestyle wrestling at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday, beating Blessing Oborududu ...

All Canadian Greco-Roman Wrestlers Win Medals at Commonwealth Games
TheSportsCampus.com - Canada brought three Greco-Roman wrestlers to Delhi and with a silver and two bronze medals won, it was hardware all around.

 

ENGLAND

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Dykun wins England's first gold since 1986

More Than The Games - Oct 6, 2010 - MIROSLAV Dykun has claimed England's first wrestling Commonwealth Games gold medal for 24 years with a superb victory at Delhi 2010. ...

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: England wrestling chief heralds successful Games
More Than The Games - And Mark Cocker lost to Indian wrestler Joginder Kumar in the 120kg category. Jag Bhullar lost comprehensively to Gene Kapaufs from Australia, ...

 

 

NIGERIA

Igali gives Nigerian wrestlers pass mark
Vanguard - Ben Efe - Nigerian wrestlers at the 2010 Commonwealth Games have been given pass mark by their coach, Daniel Igali. This was after Welson Ebikewenimo ...

Nigeria's Boltic wins freestyle wrestling 96kg gold

 

AFP - Oct 9, 2010 NEW DELHI — Nigeria's Sinvie Boltic took the final gold of the day in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games Saturday, coming from behind to defeat Canadian ...

PAKISTAN

Inam gives Pakistan second wrestling title

DAWN.com - Muhammad Inam wins 84kg event, the tightest in the men's freestyle tournament at the Commonwealth Games. -Photo by AP NEW DELHI : Muhammad Inam of Pakistan ...

Azhar wins Pakistan 1st CWG wrestling gold

The Sports Encounter - Abhishek Manroa - NEW DELHI: Pakistani wrestlers created history in the Indian capital on Sunday as they won Pakistan their first ever Commonwealth Games gold medal in the ...

INDIA

India finally had 10 gold, five silver and four bronze medals

Games, Rediff - It turned out to be a record haul for India when Sushil Kumar clinched the gold in wrestling at the 2010 Commonwealth in Delhi, on Sunday. ...

Commonwealth Games: Sushil Kumar fights all odds

Daily News & Analysis - On Sunday, India's Sushil Kumar displayed why he is the number one wrestler in the world. ...

Head and shoulders above the competition

Hindustan Times - If there is a superstar in Indian wrestling, it is Sushil Kumar. In 2010 alone, he has won the top prize at the Asian championships, world championships, ...

Sushil Kumar proves his class

The Hindu - TIGHT GRIP: India's Sushil Kumar (red) did'nt face much of a problem against Heinrich Barnnes in the final of the men's wrestling 66kg category (freestyle).

With gold, Mumbai man does India proud

Sify - Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Striking gold at the Commonwealth Games was the aim of wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who underwent a right knee surgery less than two ...

Dutt's the way. Aha! Aha!

Times of India - Leslie Xavier - Oct 9, 2010 -NEW DELHI: Yogeshwar Dutt is not new to struggle. Each time he's faced an adversary, whether on the mat or in life, the rugged wrestler from Haryana has ...

Women wrestlers hog the limelight

The Hindu - Oct 9, 2010 - The taste of stardom is something. That is what the women wrestlers of the country have realized after winning three Commonwealth Games gold medals in front ...

Heavy Mettle

Hindustan Times - Oct 9, 2010 - Success can be infectious. Geeta Kumari, 22, became the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Delhi in which the ...

Alka and Anita give the performance of their life

The Hindu - Oct 8, 2010 -India's Alka Tomar (red) had the measure of two-time Olympic Games medallist Tonya Verbeek of Canada in the final of the 59kg freestyle wrestling bout on ...

Wrestlers Alka, Anita snatch gold for India

Times of India - Leslie Xavier - Oct 8, 2010 - NEW DELHI: This is testimony to how a world champion's exploits can rub off on the rest the tribe, irrespective of gender or age. ...

Greco-Roman get its due
Deccan Herald - Josey Samuel - Wrestling or 'kushti' (as it is known in the villages of India) dates back to the ... Ravinder gave a good account of why the Greco-Roman wrestlers couldn't ...

Greco-Roman help for India's medals tally
Indian Express - India's chief national coach Hargobind Singh agreed Wednesday that "the introduction of Greco-Roman wrestling in these games has been a boon for us. ...

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A number of the individual Commonwealth wrestling athletes have achieved the podium performance at Olympics and the World levels......( 1984 - 2011 )

OLYMPIC GAMES ........

1984 - Chris Renke - Canada        - Bronze - 82kg - Men's Freestyle wrestling
          - Robert Molle - Canada       - Silver - + 100kg - Men's Freestyle wrestling
1992 - Jeff Thue - Canada             - Silver - 130kg - Men's Freestyle wrestling
1996 - Gia Sissaouri - Canada     - Silver - 57kg - Men's Freestyle wrestling
2000 - Daniel Igali - Canada         - GOLD - 68kg - Men's Freestyle wrestling
2004 - Tonya Verbeek - Canada  - Silver - 55kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
2008 - Sushil Kumar - INDIA         - Bronze - 66kg - Men's Freestyle wrestling
         - Carol Huynh - Canada        - GOLD - 48kg - Women's Freestyle Wrestling
         - Tonya Verbeek - Canada   - Bronze - 55kg - Women's Freestyle Wrestling

 

OLYMPIC YOUTH GAMES .......

2010 - Jason Afrikaner - Namibia     - 4th - 58kg - Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
          - Pooja Dhanda - INDIA           - Silver - 60kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Dorothy Yeats - CANADA     - GOLD - 70kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling      
          - Jaden Lawrence - Australia    - 5th - 54kg - Men's Freestyle wrestling
          - Satywart Kadian - INDIA         - Bronze - 100kg - Men's Freestyle wrestling



WORLD WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP ( Senior ) Individual GOLD medalist - 1984 - 2010

Christine Nordhagen - Canada - GOLD - 68kg / 75kg - 1994,1996,1997,1998, 2000, 2001
Daniel Igali - Canada                  - GOLD - 69kg - 1999
Gia Sissaouri - Canada              - GOLD - 58kg - 2001
Martine Dugrenier - Canada      - GOLD - 67kg - 2008, 2009, 2010
Sushil Kumar - INDIA                 - GOLD - 66kg - 2010

 

WORLD WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP ( Senior 2006 - 2011 medalist ) ....

2006 - Lyndsay Belisle - Canada         - Silver   - 51kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Alka Tomar - INDIA                    - Bronze - 59kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Martine Dugrenier - Canada     - Silver   - 63kg - Women's freestyle wrestling
2007 - Erica Sharp - Canada                - Bronze - 51kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Martine Dugrenier - Canada     - Silver   - 63kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
2008 - Brittanee Laverdure - Canada  - Bronze - 55kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Martine Dugrenier - Canada     - GOLD  - 67kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Ohenewa Akuffo - Canada        - Bronze  - 72kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
2009 - Tonya Verbeek - Canada          - Bronze - 51kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Joustine Bouchard - Canada    - Bronze - 63kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Martine Dugrenier - Canada     - GOLD - 67kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Ifeoma Iheanacho - NIGERIA   - Bronze - 67kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Ramesh Kumar - INDIA            - Bronze - 74kg - Men's Freestyle wrestling
2010 - Carol Huynh - Canada              - Bronze - 48kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Martine Dugrenier - Canada     - GOLD - 67kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Ifeoma Iheanacho - NIGERIA   - Bronze - 67kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Ohenowa Akuffo - Canada        - Silver   - 72kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Sushil Kumar - INDIA                - GOLD  - 66kg - Men's Freestyle wrestling

2011 -Tonya Verbeek - Canada         - Silver   - 55kg - Women's Freestyle wrestling
          - Jessica MacDonald - Canada  - Bronze - 51kg -  Women's Freestyle wrestling