Indian wrestler Rahul Aware has won a bronze in men’s 61Kg free-style category at the 2019 World Championship in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. However, this was not an Olympic category and thus the bronze did not help Aware qualify for the Tokyo Games. It was India’s fifth medal at this edition of the World Championships with a ..
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Deepak Punia becomes first Indian to win gold at World Junior Wrestling Championships after 18 years
Wrestler Deepak Punia has won gold in men’s 86-kg freestyle bout at the World Junior Wrestling Championships after beating Russia’s Alik Shebzukhov in the final at Tallinn, Estonia. With this, Punia has become the first Indian to win gold at the junior World Championship after 18 years. Earlier, Ramesh Gulia (69 kg) and Palwinder Singh ..
India won 8 medals in the 2018 Junior Asian Wrestling Championship (JAWC) which concluded in New Delhi on July 22. The medals comprised 2 gold, 3 silver and as many bronze. Here, Indian wrestler Sachin Rathi won gold in 74 kg freestyle category by defeating Bat-Erdene of Mangolia in the final on July 22. Beside ..