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Bajrang Punia clinches gold at 2018 Yasar Dogu International tournament

Wrestler Bajrang Punia has clinched gold in the 71kg freestyle at the 2018 Yasar Dogu International in Istanbul, Turkey. It was his second consecutive gold medal, after he recently won gold at the 2018 Tbilisi Grand Prix in Georgia. Meanwhile, Sandeep Tomar finished with silver after losing 2-8 in the 61kg final against Iran’s Mohammad ..

Bajrang Punia clinchs gold at 2018 Tbilisi Grand Prix

Bajrang Punia from India has clinched gold in the 65kg category at the 2018 Tbilisi Grand Prix tournament by defeating Iranian wrestler Mehran Nasiri in the final in Georgia on July 6, 2018The win shows that Bajrang will be a serious medal contender at the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia. He will represent India in ..

Bajrang Punia wins gold medal in wrestling at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018

In Wrestling, Bajrang Punia brought laurels to the country as he grabbed Gold in men’s freestyle 65 kg wrestling category with a 10-0 win over Kane Charig of Wales at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 on April 13, 2018. He won it inside 150 seconds. It is his first Commonwealth gold. Beside him, Mausam ..

Rahul Aware clinches gold in wrestling at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018

In the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Indian wrestlers bagged 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medal on the opening day of their competitions on April 12, 2018. Rahul Aware has won India’s first wrestling gold medal by defeating Canada’s Steven Takahashi in the men’s freestyle 57 kg wrestling final by 15-7. This was the ..

Vinod Kumar Omprakash clinches bronze at 2018 Asian Wrestling Championships

Vinod Kumar Omprakash has clinched bronze in men’s 70kg freestyle at the 2018 Asian Wrestling Championships at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Also, defending champion Bajrang Punia won bronze in men’s 65kg freestyle on March 3. Earlier, in the tournament, Navjot Kaur scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the senior continental ..

Sushil Kumar clinches gold in 2017 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships (CWC)

Sushil Kumar, the double Olympic medalist, has defeated New Zealand’s Akash Khullar via a pinfall in the final of the 74kg freestyle category to clinch a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships at Johannesburg in South Africa on December 17, 2017. It was Sushil’s first medal in international wrestling since his gold medal in ..

Sajan, wins a bronze at Junior World Wrestling Championships in 74 kg class category

Sajan from India has bagged a bronze medal in Greco-Roman 74kg class category after defeating Ali Osman Erbay of Turkey by 6-1 at the Junior World Wrestling Championships in Tampere, Finland on August 6, 2017. He is the lone Indian Greco-Roman wrestler to bag a medal at this championship.

Veer Dev Gulia wins bronze at Junior World Wrestling Championships

Veer Dev Gulia from India has won bronze in the men’s 74 kg freestyle category at the Junior World Wrestling Championships at Tampere in Finland on August 2, 2017. Gulia finished third after beating Yamasaki Yajuro of Japan, 8-5 in the bronze medal play-off bout. Beside him, Ravinder from India has also won bronze medal ..