newswrestling12 days ago

Wrestling Grand Prix | Vinesh Phogat, Divya Kakran win gold as India finish second

Star Indian women wrestler Vinesh Phogat garnered her first gold in the in the 53kg category in Wrestling Grand Prix, with Divya Kakran doing the same in 63kg category. India finished second with 130 points after Russia as Sakshi Malik withdrew from tournament owing to injury.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Today’s wrestling is about grabbing chance on the ground, says Pooja Dhanda

India’s ace woman wrestler Pooja Dhanda has been of the opinion that wrestling today has changed much with most of the focus given to the groundwork. The wrestler also revealed the strategy that she and Sakshi Malik have learned after starting to spend time with French coach Fanel Carp on IIS.
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reportwrestling3 months ago

Asian Wrestling Championships | Indian women finish with four medals in freestyle category

Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik won bronze medals in women’s freestyle category on Friday at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships in Xi’an China. With these two medals on the final day of freestyle, India ended with a total of four medals in the women’s freestyle events in Xi’an.
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newswrestling5 months ago

Bajrang Punia clinches gold at UWW ranking series in Bulgaria

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has won a gold medal in the 65 kg freestyle category at the Dan Kolov-Nikol Petrov tournament in Ruse, Bulgaria. On the other hand, Vinesh Phogat won three bouts and entered the final of the 53 kg category in the tournament which is a part of UWW ranking series.
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newswrestling5 months ago

Pooja Dhanda wins gold at UWW ranking series in Bulgaria

Indian female wrestler Pooja Dhanda has clinched a gold medal in the 59 kg category at the Dan Kolov-Nikol Petrov tournament in Ruse, Bulgaria. On the other hand, after losing her final bout, Sakshi Malik had to settle down with a silver medal in the 65 kg category at the tournament.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Hope to bag a medal at the Tokyo Olympics, says Pooja Dhanda

Wrestler Pooja Dhanda has stated that while standing on the World Championship podium she dreamt of being on the Tokyo Olympics podium with a medal of a better colour around her neck. Dhanda recently won a bronze in 57 kg category at the Wrestling World Championship in Budapest earlier this year.
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newswrestling8 months ago

Wrestling | Bajrang Punia reaches No. 1 spot in 65 kg category

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has become the World’s Number 1 wrestler in the 65 kilograms freestyle category. The improvement in the ranking for the grappler comes at the back of a gold medal wins at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games and a silver at the World Championship in wrestling.
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newswrestling9 months ago

Pooja Dhanda brings home Bronze medal at Wrestling World Championships

It was a bright day for India at the Wrestling World Championship as 24-year-old, Pooja Dhanda won the bronze medal with a magnificent 10-7 win against Grace Jacob Bullen in Budapest. This is the second major medal for Pooja this year having won a silver the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
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newswrestling9 months ago

Wrestling World Championships | Sakshi Malik, Ritu Malik and Pooja Dhanda in line for bronze

Indian female wrestling trio of Sakshi Malik, Ritu Mailk and Pooja Dhanda are all in contention for a bronze medal at the ongoing Wrestling World Championships being held in Budapest, Hungary. All the three Indian wrestlers now need three wins each to land on the podium via repechage.
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newswrestling9 months 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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