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Indian wrestler Rahul Aware wins a bronze in 2019 World Championship

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

Bajrang Punia wins gold in 65kg category at 2019 Tbilisi Grand Prix Wrestling tournament

Bajrang Punia won gold in the 65 Kilogram category at Tbilisi Grand Prix Wrestling tournament. In the 65kg final of the men’s free style competition, Punia prevailed 2-0 over Iran’s Peiman Bibyani in the capital city of Georgia. It is 4th gold of the season for the Asian Games champion Bajrang after standing atop the ..

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 wins gold in men’s 65kg freestyle at 2019 Ali Aliyev wrestling tournament

World No. 1 Bajrang Punia won the gold at the 2019 Ali Aliyev wrestling tournament. In the final of men’s 65kg freestyle, he defeated Viktor Rassadin inin Kaspiisk, Russia on May 2. Bajrang got the better of the local favourite 13-8 in his final bout after being down 0-5 at one stage. The 25-year-old Indian ..

Bajrang Punia become 1st Indian Wrestler To Fight At Madison Square Garden

Bajrang Punia is set to become the first Indian wrestler to fight at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York. He has recently won the gold medal in the 65-kg category at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships. The 25-year-old is the first Indian wrestler to be invited by the American governing body. Punia will ..