COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Philip Roberts suffers agony in bout

Philip Roberts

Philip Roberts

First published in Sport The Bolton News: Photograph of the Author by , sports writer

WESTHOUGHTON'S Philip Roberts lost his round of 16 tie in the 65kg against Pakistan's Muhammed Salman.

The ex-Westhoughton High School pupil was 4-0 ahead just before the first buzzer but Salman battled back to draw the game 6-6.

The Pakistan wrestler booked his place in the next round of the competition on count-back.


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