Vinesh daughter of wrestler Mahavirsing Phogat
became the first indian woman wrestler to win an Asian games after she defeated Japan’s Yuki Irie in a 50 kg womens free style final Both her cousins Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari have won gold in 55 kg category in common wealth gamesh However, Vinesh became first Indian women wrestler to win gold in both asian and commonwealth games Vinesh first faced China’s Yanan Sun against whom she lost that Rio Olympics bout This time Vinesh did not gave her opponent any chance and came out with dominanet winner with 8-2 score “I had targeted gold. I had 3-4 silvers at the Asia level. So I was determined to win a gold today. My body responded well. I had trained well and God was also kind to me. Everything fell in place for me today,” Vinesh said.