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Vinesh Phogat books Olympic Quota with World ChampionShip Bronze

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat booked her spot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by winning the Bronze Medal at the World Championships. Bronze Medal at World Championships Vinesh Phogat defeated two-time world bronze medalist Maria Prevolaraki of Greece in the bronze medal bout of 53 kg freestyle category. Vinesh Phogat is only the fourth Indian female wrestler ..

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian wrestler to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Vinesh Phogat has become the first Indian wrestler to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the 53-kg category after beating American Sarah Hildebrandt in the World Championships in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan on 18th September 2019. She scored an impressive 8-2 win over the world championship silver medalist to secure her place at the Tokyo Games. ..

Vinesh Phogat clinchs gold in 2019 Poland Open wrestling tournament

Star India grappler Vinesh Phogat has bagged gold in women’s 53kg category of the Poland Open wrestling tournament in Warsaw on 4th August 2019. She prevailed 3-2 over local wrestler Roksana in the final of the competition. This was her third consecutive gold in the 53 kg category after winning Gold at Grand Prix of ..

Vinesh Phogat wins gold in 53kg category at Yasar Dogu International in Istanbul

Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat has won gold in the 53kg category at Yasar Dogu International in Istanbul. Phogat beat her Russian opponent Ekaterina Poleshchuk 9-5 in the final match to bag the gold medal. It was third gold in the women’s competition for India after Seema (50kg) and Manju (59kg) triumphed in their respective categories.

Bajrang Punia clinch gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019

Bajrang Punia, world No.1 has clinched India’s first gold medal in the 65 kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019 in Xi’an, China. Bajrang defeated Sayatbek Okassov of Kazakhstan 12-7 in the final to bag the medal. Praveen Rana settled for silver and Satyavrat Kadian won bronze in 97 kg category. In the women’s ..

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian athlete to be nominated in Laureus World Comeback of Year Award

Ace Indian female wrestler Vinesh Phogat from Haryana has become the first Indian athlete to receive a nomination in the prestigious Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award. Vinesh made a sensational comeback after battling a long injury lay-off to win a gold medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and Jakarta Asian Games. She ..

Pooja Dhanda wins Bronze at 2018 World Wrestling Championships (WWC) in Budapest

Pooja Dhanda has won Bronze in the women’s freestyle 57kg weight class at the 2018 World Wrestling Championships (WWC) in Budapest, Hungary. She defeated Grace Bullen of Norway 10-7 in the bronze-medal playoff bout. This was India’s 2nd medal at the 2018 Championships, after Bajrang Punia won silver in 65 kg category in the ongoing ..

Rahi Sarnobat becomes first-ever Indian woman to win an individual gold in shooting at 2018 Asian Games

On August 22, Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat has become the first-ever Indian woman to win an individual shooting medal at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games. She bagged gold in the 25m pistol final event at the Jakabaring Shooting Range in Palembang, after prevailing in a double shoot-off at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games. Earlier, in ..