25 Jun 2010

NZ Commonwealth Games wrestling team named

5:43 am on 25 June 2010

New Zealand will send a female wrestler to the Commonwealth Games for the first time this year as the women's freestyle discipline makes its debut at Delhi 2010.

Sian Law of Wellington has long been New Zealand's top female wrestler but is yet to test her mettle outside Oceania.

Having finished in second place at the Oceania Championships this year Law will be focused on a strong result at Delhi.

She is part of a team of six wrestlers named... the men's freestyle contingent also includes Stephen Hill of Christchurch, Aaron Quinlan of Hamilton, Nick Lane of Wellington and Andrei Paulet of Auckland.

Christchurch's Sam Belkin will compete in Greco-Roman wrestling.