July 30, 2014 12:36 pm
Updated: July 30, 2014 2:16 pm

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.

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