Tremblay wins Canada’s 3rd wrestling gold at Commonwealth Games
GLASGOW – David Tremblay has won Canada’s third wrestling gold at the Commonwealth Games, claiming the men’s 61-kilogram title.
Tremblay, from Windsor, Ont., defeated India’s Bajrang Bajrang 12-1 in the final match.
Bajrang took silver while Nigeria’s Amas Daniel and Scotland’s Viorel Etko won bronze.
Canada has had a run of success on the mat at the Games. Erica Wiebe and Korey Jarvis won wrestling gold medals Tuesday.
Also Wednesday, Jill Gallays of Saskatoon and Braxton Stone-Papadopoulos of Pickering, Ont., won bronze medals.
Gallays won bronze in the women’s 53 kg, beating Christelle Lemofackletchidjio of Cameroon.
Stone-Papadopoulos defeated Cameroon’s Edwige Ngono Eyia to win bornze in the women’s 58 kg.
© The Canadian Press, 2014