newswrestling4 days ago

World Wrestling Championships | Vinesh Phogat wins bronze, Pooja Dhanda loses in semis

Indian wrestling ace Vinesh Phogat clinched a bronze medal in the World Wrestling Championships on Wednesday by registering a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Greece's Maria Prevolaraki. Pooja Dhanda, however, remained one match shy from the bronze that could have been her second medal at Worlds.
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newswrestling4 days ago

World Wrestling Championships | Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian wrestler to seal Olympics qualification

Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian wrestler to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after she won her second repechage round on Wednesday. Pooja Dhanda has also qualified for the semi-finals, which gives her a chance to become country’s only female wrestler to win two World Championships medals.
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newswrestlinga month ago

World Wrestling Championships | Pooja Dhanda, Navjot Kaur make cut for non-Olympic events

Wrestlers Pooja Dhanda and Navjot Kaur made the final squad for the World Wrestling Championships to be held in Kazakhstan as there were no opponents to challenge them at the trials. Pooja is set to compete in the 59kg category while Kaur will be India's official entry in the 69kg category.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Winning an Olympic medal is my ultimate aim, reveals Pooja Dhanda

Recent Arjuna award recipient Pooja Dhanda has revealed that her ultimate aim is to win an Olympic medal for India in the near future. The talented Indian wrestler thanked her coaches and WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh for helping her win the prestigious national award.
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newswrestling2 months ago

World Wrestling Championships | Sarita Mor ousts Pooja Dhanda to book place in final

World Championships bronze medallist Pooja Dhanda was stunned at the national selections on Sunday as she was beaten by Sarita Mor in the 57kg category, who booked a place in the World Wrestling Championships Final. Asian bronze-medallist Divya Kakran, however, made the cut by beating Navjot Kaur.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Younger girls have trained well, not going to be easy for big names, says Kuldeep Malik

India wrestling coach Kuldeep Malik insisted that it is not going to be a cakewalk for the big guns in the women’s team when they compete in the trials for the upcoming World Championships. The younger crop of wrestlers will go up against the likes of Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat.
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newswrestling2 months 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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newswrestling4 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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reportwrestling5 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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newswrestling7 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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