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Wrestling at 2022 Commonwealth Games: Schedule, India’s Squad and More

In the 2018 Gold Coast games, the 12-member squad won 12 medals in wrestling.

Abhishek Sandikar Author

Updated - 20 July 2022 11:57 am

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The 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games are just around the corner and India has eagerly awaited this event as they had an incredible Tokyo Olympics. One of the sports that led to these generated these performances was wrestling which has been one of India’s most successful sports in such competitions.

India is second behind Canada with a massive tally of 102 medals in wrestling, which includes 43 gold. In fact, wrestling is one of India’s top three sports, where they have won the most number of medals. So let us look at India’s 12-member contingent and their events at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Preview: 

The Indian Wrestlers had one of the most impressive runs in the 2018 Gold Coast games as the 12-member squad won 12 medals in wrestling. The likes of Rahul Aware, Sushil Kumar, Bajrang Punia, Sumit Malik, and Vinesh Phogat won the gold medal in their categories.

What are the different weight categories in the wrestling in CWG 2022?  

The women’s events are played in the 50kg, 53kg, 57kg, 62kg, 68kg, and 76kg weight categories, whereas the men’s events include 57kg, 65 kg, 74kg, 86kg, 97kg and 125kg categories. All the matches will be in Freestyle.

What is the schedule for India’s wrestling contingent in CWG 2022?

All the wrestling action will unfold on the mats on the 5th and 6th August. 

Day 1- Friday, 5 August 

3 pm – 6 pm IST

Women’s Freestyle 57kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage.

Women’s Freestyle 62kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage. 

Women’s Freestyle 68kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage. 

Men’s Freestyle 65kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage. 

Men’s Freestyle 86kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage.  

Men’s Freestyle 125kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage.

9:30 pm-12 am IST

Women’s Freestyle 57kg – Medal Match 

Men’s Freestyle 65kg – Medal Match 

Women’s Freestyle 57kg – Medal Ceremony 

Women’s Freestyle 62kg – Medal Match 

Men’s Freestyle 65kg – Medal Ceremony 

Men’s Freestyle 86kg – Medal Match

Women’s Freestyle 62kg – Medal Ceremony 

Women’s Freestyle 68kg – Medal Match 

Men’s Freestyle 86kg – Medal Ceremony 

Men’s Freestyle 125kg – Medal Match 

Women’s Freestyle 68kg – Medal Ceremony 

Men’s Freestyle 125kg – Medal Ceremony

Day 2- Saturday, 6 August 

3 pm – 6 pm IST

Women’s Freestyle 50kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage.

Women’s Freestyle 53kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage.

Women’s Freestyle 76kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage.

Men’s Freestyle 57kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage. 

Men’s Freestyle 74kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage. 

Men’s Freestyle 97kg – Preliminary Rounds, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Repechage.

9:30 pm-12 am IST

Men’s Freestyle 57kg – Medal Match 

Women’s Freestyle 50kg – Medal Match 

Men’s Freestyle 57kg – Medal Ceremony 

Men’s Freestyle 74kg – Medal Match 

Women’s Freestyle 50kg – Medal Ceremony 

Women’s Freestyle 53kg – Medal Match

Men’s Freestyle 74kg – Medal Ceremony 

Men’s Freestyle 97kg – Medal Match 

Women’s Freestyle 53kg – Medal Ceremony 

Women’s Freestyle 76kg – Medal Match 

Men’s Freestyle 97kg – Medal Ceremony 

Women’s Freestyle 76kg – Medal Ceremony

What is the Indian Squad for all the Wrestling events?

Men: Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57 kg), Bajrang Punia (65 kg), Naveen (74 kg), Deepak Punia (86 kg), Deepak (97 kg), and Mohit Grewal (125 kg). 

Women: Pooja Gehlot (50 kg), Vinesh Phogat (53 kg), Anshu Malik (57 kg), Sakshi Malik (62 kg), Divya Kakran (68 kg), Pooja Sihag (76 kg).

Where to watch the live broadcast of the Wrestling events at the CWG 2022?

One can watch the live broadcast of the Wrestling events on Sony Sports Network.

Where to watch the live stream of the Wrestling events at the CWG 2022?

One can watch the live stream of the Wrestling events on Sony Liv.

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