Canada adds three wrestling medals at Commonwealth Games

Birmingham, United Kingdom –

Canada added a handful of medals to their Commonwealth Games tally.

Freestyle wrestlers Ana Godinez-Gonzalez of Surrey, BC and Lachlan McNeil of Toronto both won silvers on Friday and Hannah Taylor of Cornwall, PEI, took bronze

Godinez-Gonzalez lost a 4-4 decision to India’s Sakshi Malik in the final of the women’s 62-kilogram freestyle final.

McNeil lost 9-2 to Bajrang Punia of India in the men’s 65kg final.

Taylor defeated Kenya’s Sophia Omutichio Ayieta 4-0 in the bronze medal match of the women’s 57 kg tournament.

Canada is third in the medal table with 17 gold, 22 silver and 23 bronze medals.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on August 5, 2022.