The highlight of the Day 2 of the wrestling competitions in South Asian Federation Games was without any doubt battle for gold between wrestlers from India and Pakistan. In the 97kg category, India’s national champion Satyawart Kadian was up against Pakistan’s number 1 Tabiyar Raza. Kadian, husband of olympic medallist Sakshi Malik showed great skills as well as composure against the Pakistani wrestler.
In the first minute of the bout itself Kadian who recently won gold in the national championship at Jalandhar overpowered Raza and scored 6 consecutive points. In frustration Pakistani wrestler tried adopting some rough tactics but Kadian was quick to respond to that and finally won the bout and gold with scoreline by 10-1.
The referee of the match added twist to the drama by…Click here to continue reading