Vinesh Phogat Is The First Indian Woman Wrestler To Win The Gold Medal In Asian Games.
This is the 2nd gold medal for India in Wrestling category in 18th Asian Games
In the women’s 50KG category Vinesh faced Japanese challenge in the final round. She dominated Japanese wrestler Yuki in that round and sacked the gold. In the first half of the game, she took the lead by 4-0. In the second half, Yuki counter attacked resulting in loss of 2 points for Vinesh.
In the final round, Vinesh beat Japanese wrestler Yuki Azari by 6-2 and brought the glory for India
Thus overall score was in favour of Vinesh and she won her first ever gold in Asian games and becoming the first woman to win the gold for India
Haryana Government will honour her with Rs. 3 Crore of the cash award and a job of HCS/HPS