Wrestler Geeta makes Olympics cut
Geeta, the first Indian woman to win gold in wrestling at the 2010 CWG, becomes country's first female wrestler to qualify for OlympicsGeeta, the first Indian woman to win gold in wrestling at the 2010 CWG, becomes country's first female wrestler to qualify for Olympics
Woman wrestler Geeta made history as she became the first female Indian wrestler to qualify for the Olympic Games.
India's Geeta celebrates with her gold medal after winning the
55kg women's wrestling final of the 2010 Commonwealth Games
in Delhi. PIC/Getty Images
Geeta (55 kg) won the gold in the Asian qualifying tournament held here, thus qualifying for the London Games.
In the final bout, she defeated South Korea's Ji-Eun.
Anita (63 kg) failed to qualify despite winning the bronze medal, said a Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) statement. Geeta was the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in wrestling in the 2010 Commonwealth Games.