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Asian Wrestling Championships: Deepak Punia wins silver as India finish with 17 medals

Asian Wrestling Championships: Deepak Punia wins silver as India finish with 17 medals

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Viky, with bronze in men’s 92kg, was India’s only other medallist on the final day of the continental meet.  Tokyo Olympian Deepak Punia won the men’s freestyle 86kg silver while Viky bagged a bronze in the 92kg category at the  Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Sunday. With the two medals on the final day of the meet, India finished with a total tally of 17 medals, one gold, five silvers and 11 bronze, at Ulaanbaatar. Tokyo medallist Ravi Kumar Dahiya won the solitary gold in the men’s 57kg weight class. Though the count surpassed last year’s haul of 14, India did win more gold medals, five, at the 2021 edition held at Almaty. Deepak Punia, a former world championships silver medallist, began his campaign with a 6-0 win over Iranian grapple...
Asian Wrestling Championships: Harpreet Singh, Sachin Sahrawat take India’s Greco-Roman medal count to five

Asian Wrestling Championships: Harpreet Singh, Sachin Sahrawat take India’s Greco-Roman medal count to five

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Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers won a total of five bronze medals at this year’s Asian Championships after drawing a blank last year. Harpreet Singh and Sachin Sahrawat won a bronze each as Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers concluded their campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 with five medals in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Wednesday. A former Asian Championships silver medallist, Harpreet Singh defeated Korea’s Sejin Yang 4-2 in the quarter-final before going down to Iran’s Rasoul Sadegh Garmsiri in the semis by fall in the 82kg weight category. In the bronze medal match, Harpreet Singh was declared the winner after Jafar Khan from Qatar suffered an injury. The remaining four Greco-Roman wrestlers - Gyanender (60kg), Sachin Sahrawat (67kg), Vikas (72kg), and Ravi (97kg) - in ac...
Asian Wrestling Championships: India win three bronze medals in Greco-Roman on opening day

Asian Wrestling Championships: India win three bronze medals in Greco-Roman on opening day

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Sunil Kumar, Arjun Halakurki and Neeraj won medals while Prem and Sajan made early exits. Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers Sunil Kumar, Arjun Halakurki and Neeraj won bronze medals in the respective weight divisions on the opening day of the Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Tuesday. Sunil Kumar, a former Asian champion, beat Batbayar Lutbayar 9-1 for bronze in the 87kg category. Earlier, Sunil Kumar scripted a comeback to defeat Japan’s Masato Sumi 5-3 in the quarters. However, Sunil Kumar lost to former world championships bronze medallist Jalgasbay Berdimuratov of Uzbekistan 8-0 in the semi-finals. In the 55kg category, Arjun Halakurki defeated Mongolia’s Davaabandi Munkh Erdene 10-7 to bag India’s first bronze of the day. Arjun was cruising to a win...