Indian wrestler Naveen won the gold medal in the Men’s Freestyle 74kg category final after defeating Pakistan’s Muhammad Sharif Tahir in the Commonwealth Games 2022.
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“I’m very happy that I won a gold medal for the country. I prepared well & executed it. I played without any pressure and felt happy to beat a Pakistani player. My next target is Asian Games and 2024 Olympics,” Naveen said.
Naveen sealed a 9-0 victory by points against Tahir in the gold medal match and clinched gold medal.