Wrestler Babita Kumari wins gold in 55kg freestyle

 Wrestler Babita Kumari wins gold in 55kg freestyle. 24-year-old Babita Kumari won the first gold medal of the Day 8. The young Indian defeated the veteran from Canada, B. Laverdure in the lopsided Women’s Free Style 55 kg gold medal match. Dominating the two periods of game, Babita Kumari llooked invincible as she took the first period lead with a 3-0. Not ready to give up golden opportunity match, she extended the lead to go 6-0 up. Canadian tried her best to get control of the match but finished with 7-1 loss against champion Babita Kumari.