newswrestlingan hour ago

World Wrestling Championships | I expected to win gold but happy with silver, says Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia, who became just the fourth wrestler to reach the final of the World Championships, had to settle for a silver medal after he lost to Takuto Otoguro in the final in Budapest. Otoguro constantly attacked Punia as he emerged as champion by a score of 16-9 in the final bout.
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newswrestlinga day ago

Wrestling | Bajrang Punia assures silver as he enter finals of Senior World Championships

Bajrang Punia has registered a win over Alenjandra Valdes Tobie of Cuba in the semi-final held at Budapest and becomes the fourth Indian to reach the final. However, if he wins gold there, it will be a great achievement for him as he will win titles at all major championships in a single season.
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newswrestling2 days ago

Wrestling World Championships | Sumit Malik in with Bronze medal chance; Sonba Tanaji waits for repechage rounds

Sumit Malik is in with a chance for a bronze at the World Wrestling Championships in the 125 kg category even as he lost his semifinal bout against China's Zhewei Ding. Fellow wrestler Sonba Tanaji Gogane lost his quarterfinal match and will have to win in repechage to be in contention for a bronze
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newswrestling11 days ago

World Wrestling Championships | Bajrang Punia only Indian wrestler to be seeded

Bajrang Punia is the only Indian wrestler to be seeded from a 30-man strong Indian squad that travelled to Hungary for the World Wrestling Championships which is slated to begin on October 20. Punia, who is the reigning Asian champion, has been seeded third in the men’s 65 kg freestyle category.
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newswrestling11 days ago

Had decided to quit after missing Rio Olympics, recalls Rahul Aware

Indian wrestler Rahul Aware has revealed that he had decided to call it a day if he failed to make it into the squad for the 2016 Rio Olympics. However, after a year of hard work and passing trials, Aware was picked to represent India at the 2018 Commonwealth Games where he secured the gold medal.
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newswrestling15 days ago

Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia to lead 30-man Indian squad at Wrestling World Championships

The experienced duo of Indian wrestlers - Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik - will shoulder the task of leading a 30-man squad for the upcoming Wrestling World Championships to be held in Budapest from October 20. WFI has named 10 members each in free-style, greco-roman, and women’s wrestling events.
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newswrestling24 days ago

U-23 Junior National Wrestling Championships | Sajan Bhanwal, Manish clinch gold

Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers Sajan Bhanwal and Manish went on to bag individual gold medals at the Under-23 Junior National World Championships. Ten Greco-Roman wrestlers, who won gold, have qualified for the U-23 World Championships to be played in Bucharest, Romania, from November 12-16.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Deepak Punia settles for silver as India end junior World Wrestling championship without gold

India’s Deepak Punia had to make do with a silver medal in the final of the 86 kg freestyle category of junior worlds as he was beaten by Turkey’s Arif Ozen by a score of 1-2 on Sunday in Slovakia. India ended the championship with seven medals, including four silvers and three bronze medals.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Elbow injury rules out Vinesh Phogat from Wrestling World Championships

Vinesh Phogat has been ruled out of the upcoming World Wrestling Championships as she suffered an elbow injury while training at the Lucknow SAI Centre on Friday. This would come as a huge setback after her previous gold medal triumphs at the 2018 Gold Coast CWG and Asian Games in Jakarta.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Yogeshwar Dutt advised me against moving to court after Khel Ratna snub, reveals Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia stopped short of going to the court after not being recommended for the Khel Ratna award following advice by his mentor Yogeshwar Dutt. Sensing the futility of the exercise, he has now decided to move on and focus on his preparations for the upcoming World Wrestling Championship.
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